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We are here to share our ideas and thoughts, introduce you to authors, books and websites we like and think will inspire you and to update you on our events and discussion groups.

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Congratulations Judy Piatkus!

judy Piatkus

Congratulations to Judy Piatkus, our founder, on being the winner of Kindred Spirit magazine’s Editor’s Pick Award 2018. This is a relatively new category in which Claire Gillman, the editor, chose someone whom she believes to be worthy of recognition for the important and meaningful work that they are doing. Judy is absolutely delighted to have been chosen […]

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John Danias – Why am I writing about mindfulness?

John Danias

Living in this day and age I’m finding myself increasingly interested in ways of becoming more self aware and of experiencing life in greater technicolour. In Conscious Cafe I have found a community with similar interests and get to reap the benefits of learning and growing with likeminded people from all walks of life. It’s […]

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Becoming Homeless in an Age of Plenty

homeless

Survival is the most basic of human needs. Mikkel Juel Iversen is a film producer who runs a remarkable charity project, UnderOneSky which aims to support the homeless.  He facilitated a very moving discussion at ConsciousCafe in London which was not just about being homeless but also about being human. There are an estimated 8,000 people […]

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A Very Thought-Provoking London Discussion on Self-Love

Tamara Alferoff facilitated a memorable discussion at ConsciousCafe on the topic of Self-Love, on a freezing cold snowy night in London, at the end of February. She started by telling us that when she googled the words ‘self-love’, there were 54 million results for it. Such a huge number. Why are so many people wanting […]

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Notes from ConsciousCafe Skipton

ConsciousCafe Skipton

As we veer towards the end of January, we are sharing this post from our Skipton group Leader Gina Lazenby, written on Blue Monday earlier this month. Gina shares her thoughts, insights and key life events from the last few years.   Today is Blue Monday ….  apparently – the most depressing day of the year. Something to do […]

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