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Grateful Reflections on a Year of ConsciousCafe Geneva

As ConsciousCafe Geneva ended 2018 with a Festive Finale last night I take a moment to reflect on the past year. We have had cafes on diverse themes such as Love; Wisdom; Time; Identity, Nationality and Nationalism; and yesterday Gratitude. We have been guided by inspirational speakers : Bonnie Fatio and “The Gifts I Give […]

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Is it time to re-think work and embrace a 4 day week?

Is a 4 day week the answer to less stress? The Green Party thinks it’s time that our working lives had a complete re-think. Whether you follow their politics or not, their manifesto puts forward a strong case for a 4-day working week. Is that crazy? France is more productive than the UK Since year […]

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What is Mindfulness

Cora Kimball-Cook

Summary of ConsciousCafe’s Canturbury meeting on  Sept 24th – What is Mindfulness? What a fascinating evening we had Sept 24th and it also generated a lot of discussion both immediately afterwards and in the proceeding days. Our panel Our three speakers all came from very varied and interesting backgrounds. Louise Cox Chester  came from a […]

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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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ConsciousCafe Community Starts in Skipton

The ConsciousCafe Skipton community at our first event in  June by Gina Lazenby I really enjoy attending ConsciousCafe events in London, often held in founder Judy Piatkus’ lovely north London home. Of course it’s just not possible to attend the full programme of events as I no longer live in London. And I’m sure I’m […]

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