Author Archives: Jewels Wingfield

Gratitude for Earthheart.

Thankful to all the volunteers, like Maitari Simone, over the years who have brought their skills, their commitment, their love to this land in the midst of the forest that nourishes so many!

Meeting the raw edges

I’ve been reading so much lately about the interdependence of all life forms. From ecologist Suzanne Simard discovering how trees talk to each other  to this evocative article from Andreas Weber who says “There is only one immutable truth: No being is purely individual; nothing comprises only itself. Everything is composed of foreign cells, foreign symbionts, […]

Myth-busting: Sexuality in the menopause

An interview as part of the ‘My Menopause’ series, with Katie Phillips of the School of Self Love

Online with Katie Phillips – talking about menopause

Beautiful feedback from Initiation!

Thresholds journey

Threshold times in our lives are gateways to new possibilities. They can often feel like the darkest of times, when we are ‘stuck in a rut’, endlessly looping around the same old patterns. Clues to the presence of a threshold in your life might be rehearsing the same old conversation with someone over and over […]

Thresholds in London

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be bringing the Thresholds work to London this year, 2018. Working with Alternatives, the date is yet to be confirmed – but if you’re in or near London, I look forward to meeting you this year! 

Reconnecting to ourselves and to nature

In his talk on his new film ‘Tawai‘  to the audience at the recent Tree Conference in Glastonbury, Bruce Parry speaks about the guidance that tribal Penan people hear from the natural world around them, and the possibilities of our own remembering of an inner feeling of connection to nature.   ‘In order to be able to experience what […]

Samhain Blessings

Samhain calls us to let go, deeply, before the days dip into winter, of anything that we are carrying that no longer serves us and can be composted back to the Earth. We can do this with gratitude for whatever harvests this year has brought us, whatever gifts of food or medicine or lessons learnt. […]

Grief as a Threshold emotion

In this beautiful interview, Francis Weller speaks to the value of grief as a threshold emotion, in its ability to soften the heart, to bring us alive and allow us to fully express our joy and exuberance, as well as compassion and gratitude. To allow grief to move through us safely and powerfully, we need the […]