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Journal

Our Journal is filled with recipes, philosophical musings, tools to be a better human, tips for travel, meditation, yoga as well as the latest special offerings and events from The Broad Place

Letter from Jo – Tuning in to Love

Occasionally, when I am going about my day, not necessarily doing anything that interesting, simply out of the blue, I can experience an overwhelming sense of love. It shifts me beyond who I am and softly and beautifully places me in my heart space, the world’s heart space, the heart space of the universe and…
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Letter from Jac – When stressed, we tend to…

When we are stressed, or a little anxious at work, or perhaps exhausted with schooling in isolation (I refuse to call it homeschooling, which is an entirely different education), or we’re just overwhelmed with the state of the world, we dip in dopamine levels. And it feels like a lot of the world is in…
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Letter from Jac – The art of slowing down to ramp up

I love this quote, for I really agree with the why settle for less BUT I would also highlight, the world is often working against us when it comes to being remarkable too. That’s what makes being remarkable so intensely challenging. For our conditioning in modern society is one of workaholics that are addicted to…
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Letter from Jo – Consciously Challenging Our Stories and Beliefs

We all hold stories about ourselves, what we can do what we can’t do; our preferences, things we love and things we don’t like at all. These nifty shortcuts help our brains to sort things out – giving us the things that we deem important and ignoring the things that aren’t. It is almost unfathomable…
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Letter from Jac – It’s never too late to learn

Often people wait awhile to learn to meditate. It feels like something that can be learnt later, or when life gets really challenging, people tend to engage then. Thankfully it’s never too late to learn. But most of our students on learning Integrated Meditation wish they had done it earlier. Because it’s the emotional resilience…
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Letter from Jac – A reminder for dealing with immense stress

When in times of immense stress and pressure, it’s so good to just come back to the basics. Today the sun dawned. Today I woke up. Today I get to live a whole day on earth. The birds are in the sky. The fish are in the sea. And I am free.  With love, Jac…
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Letter from Jac – A powerful exercise for you to engage with

Today I want you to undertake a little exercise. Carve out 30-60 minutes and sit down and write out how you hope your life will look like in 20 years. What will the days be filled with, how will you hold yourself, how will you have spent the last two decades. Get really detailed, make…
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Letter from Jo – Everyday, Let’s Encourage Our Joy

I’m not sure about you but sometimes I feel joy is very close by, popping in and out of my day, saying hello, smiling inside, draping a lightness over all that I am doing. And sometimes I feel that the joy is just out of reach, a little distant and not quite as accessible or…
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Letter from Jac – Which road will you pick at the fork?

There’s a path of tension, doubt, overwhelm and frenzy you can take with this pandemic. Or a path of creativity and expansion. It demands a lighter touch. It’s uncertain, and there aren’t likely to be as many traveling in that direction. Yes, there will be moments of intense grief and often questioning. But you can…
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Letter from Jac – What season are you in right now?

I often teach about our personal seasons. Summer being hot, full, lengthy and abundant, but also with the chance of burnout. Autumn being a time to pare back, and prepare for battening down the hatches. A time to release that which is no longer needed. Winter is a quietening. A taking stock, a simplification. Spring is about regeneration and…
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