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The Old Stones: Megalithic Sites in Britain & Ireland

Posted by on October 19, 2018 in Inspiration | 0 comments

The Old Stones: Megalithic Sites in Britain & Ireland

Ready for an adventure exploring ancient burial chambers and stone circles? The Old Stones, a guide to Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland, will ignite your imagination and set you on a trail back in time, with a tale (or two) to tell at each stop…   Delve into Megalithic Sites of the Neolithic & Bronze Ages through the eyes of The Old Stones. The book is described as “A Field Guide to the Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland” and covers over 1000 sites, includes stunning photos and incorporates plenty of fascinating information...

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Spirituality and Social Action

Posted by on August 30, 2018 in Community, Spiritual | 0 comments

Spirituality and Social Action

Published in Issue 1 of Inspired Times (June-August 2009) Sharon Henshall & Sophia Foster research the claim that spiritual growth will lead us to take wiser social action. By deepening our connection with a higher force, can we then deal with problems without resorting to war and conflict? Seated amongst the current financial rubble, most of us, hopefully even our bankers, recognize that things must change! Our situation is highlighting that individual greed has no place within the heart of a healthy society. So how do we adopt a new...

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Seeking Stillness in our Busy Lives

Posted by on August 14, 2018 in Spiritual, Wellbeing | 0 comments

Seeking Stillness in our Busy Lives

Revisiting Issue 1 of Inspired Times Magazine, this article felt apt as the first to air on the internet as it mentions the inception of the Inspired Times vision. In the coming months, I’ll share various articles from the print magazines which are still relevant today. Let’s see how things unfold for the future and whether there’s a place for new articles to be posted too. I’ve missed connecting with the Inspired Times community and so feel this could be a simple way to step back into the Inspired world. Published in...

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The Ethics of Cosmetics

Posted by on July 17, 2018 in Eco | 0 comments

The Ethics of Cosmetics

Clear your skin as well as your conscience! Rebecca Day discards her mainstream make-up bag and opens our eyes to the world of natural, cruelty-free beauty products. The history of make-up spans back thousands and thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians used cosmetics to embellish their looks through the use of oils and eyeliners. They were slightly mystified by the discovery that this make-up also prevented bacterial infection due to a mild toxic content. These ‘magical’ qualities gave the products an allure which Egyptian women couldn’t...

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Life as a Herbivore

Posted by on July 17, 2018 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Life as a Herbivore

Vegetarians and vegans are increasing in numbers, but how do we ensure these plant-based diets remain kind to the environment? Rebecca Day gets digging… Globalisation has contributed largely to the food industry we know today – eating foods from different parts of the world has become entwined in our daily diets. As the world’s population numbers increase, so does its demand for food. The food supply chain encompasses more countries than ever before; products are being grown in one country, packaged in another, and consumed right here...

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