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How to deal with being scapegoated

When does scapegoating become problematic? Scapegoating occurs in any type of relationship, including those within larger structures, such as families and workplaces. In fact, it’s common to occasionally attempt to deflect responsibility for one’s mistakes, often by blaming someone else. It becomes problematic, however, when the pattern is repeated, especially if the so-called blame is …

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Why you should try a ghost tour

Why are ghost tours so appealing? For some, it’s curiosity about the unknown or a morbid fascination with ghastly histories and life beyond the grave. Being fully immersed in a ghost tour’s experience brings the past and all its phantoms to life in vivid colour. It’s possible to feel the creeping dread, the quickening pulse …

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Why are muses important in art history?

Far from being the languid, dreamy figure of myth, Sophie concludes that muses are deeply creative, active and influential. ‘A muse is the spark that lights the match of creativity,’ she says. ‘They are not passive in my opinion, they’re someone who not only inspires greatness but actively contributes towards it. It’s a very symbiotic …

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BREATHE ISSUE 57

In this issue: Golden glory – Threads of time – If you don’t ask… – Hidden from view – The middle way – Body talk – The sting of the second arrow – Heady scent – Inner workings – New kid on the block – Out for a stroll ‘Look after yourself.’ How many times …

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BREATHE ISSUE 56

In this issue: Creative space – Familiarity brings comfort – Great escape? – Life on the water – Happy holidays – Childing for beginners – Visions of you – Into the wild – The eyes have it – Yes day (for grown-ups!) ‘Happiness, happiness, the greatest gift that I possess | I thank the Lord …

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BREATHE ISSUE 55

In this issue: Walk the talk – Float like a butterfly… – Share and share alike – Good vibrations – Treading the boards – Strength in unity – Rewilding the blue – Awkward encounters – Love, wisdom and creativity – Inner cube Most people are familiar with declaring emotions online. A friend’s had a book …

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