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Going with the Flow…

‘Don’t push the river’ Ever feel blocked, stuck, frustrated, angry, irritated, disappointed and unable to make a decision? You know those times where you have energy blocks so it feels as though no matter what you do it will be the wrong move? What is possible in this situation? Often times it feels like not

Successful Outcomes for 1-2-1 Clients

Having recently said a fond farewell to a number of my 1-2-1 clients I am reflecting on the process of new beginnings and inevitable endings. Yesterday I was having a conversation about psychotherapy and the co-dependent nature of client/therapist relationship, the client and therapist both benefit from the sessions, financially or emotionally or both. Traditional

Philanthropy a Reserve of the Rich?

“Love of humanity” Philanthropy appears to be another area that has become commonly associated with money, having money to be philanthropic, to donate or support financially causes that one sees are deserving or aligned with ones own values. I searched ‘philanthropists’ on google, after the obvious wiki definition next up is a list of the

What if?

What if the values you hold dear are usurped by your need to generate income, feed your family, your physical desires or are secondary to achieving status? How do we combat the dehumanisation of what we are exposed to through the media, the way we watch war, destruction and devastation of communities through natural disasters,

Surrounded by People – Yet Lonely?

When things go a different direction from the expected… The last few weeks have been eventful to say the least! I have been working in Krakow with some amazing people who provide care and support to women who have been trafficked and their families. What’s this got to do with a ‘Joyful Life’? I hear

Pie & Pudding with a side of Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s

To celebrate our triumphant delivery of great nights of PIE Urban Woot and Little Jack Horner’s are delighted to announce a special last pie & pudding night with music by Harriet Starling and the Good Honey’s. Enjoy fabulous food with a side of starling! Harriet Starling and the Good Honeys blend bluegrass, swamp blues and

How to genetically engineer your new body

The recent paradigm-shattering changes coming from physics’ new quantum understanding have changed the way that science perceives the universe and everything we see in it. More recently this dawning awareness has been applied to understanding the human condition and the biological sciences. I love the possibilities offered by quantum physics and I find great inspiration

The Midas Touch

The city is full of opportunities to touch and we avoid it, stigma and moral panic create boundaries and barriers to platonic social touch. We are rammed up against each other on commuter trains, buses and tubes. Swerving out of the way as we launch ourselves through hoards of people on the high street, everything

Open Evening @ 8 Queens Parade 15th February 2013

We are delighted to announce on Friday the 15th February 6pm to 9pm Urban Woot pop-up is hosting an evening to showcase our fabulous collaborators Martine Rose, Rachel Castagne, Elinor Seath, Kelly Swallow, My Rosie Lee, Peter Ibruegger, Marina Belfon-Rose and Levi and Jazzy. You will be able to purchase and order items on the