Commentary

This includes a large range of  talks given at a variety of locations and venues, collections and immersions from retreats and workshops, guided meditations, social media, interviews and other related conversations.

When change is needed

Feeling stuck, trapped, or helpless?  I’m inspired today to remind you of what you can change. 1. Your mind (your way of thinking). 2. Your

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Universal Heart Newsletter

Greetings to all! Meditation support * Self- confidence & resilience: Adelaide 22 October * Reading activism/suggestions * “Ten lessons from the earth”on YouTube  * Post-cancer

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Less suffering, more peace

More than 100 years ago the pioneering psychologist William James wrote: “The greatest revolution in our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing

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Using Facebook

Stephanie Dowrick writes: ‘Almost a year ago my Australian publishers nudged me to set up an “Official Stephanie Dowrick” Facebook page. They were confident it

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A lotus in a time of hope

This exquisite lotus, which I photographed on a recent holiday, only shows its ravishing beauty at night. It seems a particularly apt reminder that at

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Reflection and action

In the short video Dr Stephanie Dowrick uses the familiar, yet wonderfully fresh “Mary and Martha” story from the Christian gospels to demonstrate the interdependence

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Respect for all of life

A brief extract from Seeking the Sacred, now available as both printed book and audio, sent with the latest Universal Heart Newsletter. Whatever else the

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Saving peace of mind?

In this recent short talk, Dr Stephanie Dowrick discusses some of the common obstacles to our personal peace of mind. These inevitably also “disturb” the

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First, do no harm

Can we any longer afford to ignore our power to harm one another? Or to recoil, helplessly? “Doing no harm” is an active choice, one

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Practise peace today

To prevent the next war, we have to practise peace today. If we establish peace in our hearts and in our ways of looking at things, war

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Universal Heart Newsletter

Reading activism – a request  *  “Speaking” the Sacred (Audio now out) *  Book now for October  Mana Retreat * Melbourne “Mana” group? *  Interfaith

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Audio of Seeking the Sacred

Just published is the audio edition of Dr Stephanie Dowrick’s intimate, inspiring book, Seeking the Sacred, described by Claire Scobie in the Sydney Morning Herald

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