How can we get beyond compassion fatigue?

How can we get beyond compassion fatigue?

The UN’s hope in designating this day, on August 19, is to ask all of us to remember and support the large numbers of people caught up in humanitarian crises around the world, and the many brave people who are involved in relief work, mediation and more. For myself...
The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Overstory by Richard Powers

If you love trees, you’ll find this book fascinating: it’s a rich exploration of both trees and people, as individuals and groups, and how closely these two species affect each other. The Overstory follows the stories of a variety of humans – the common thread is that...
Football as a map of the inner life

Football as a map of the inner life

Deep insights from the World Cup With all the excitement of the World Cup, it seems appropriate to use football as a guide or metaphor for the inner life, or as one book title puts it, the game of life and how to play it. The image of the club is like your image in...
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

Amazingly, this book is an international bestseller. For me and others who have worked with UK woodlands for decades, it has felt like a benign backwater of our society, but may its time has come. The sign that this could be true is the superb recent BBC TV...
The Why and What of Natural Happiness

The Why and What of Natural Happiness

Alan has been leading groups on natural happiness and resilience at Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury for years. He writes about ‘The Story Behind Natural Happiness’… For four years the focus of my learning and teaching was resilience.  I believe it’s...

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