Antidote Café

Antidote Cafe
The Antidote Cafe provides the popular course 'Being for Beginners' presented by Roddy Bray. Pop your email in the box to receive a monthly copy of Antidote Notes. You will also receive an auto-reply to connect you to Roddy (check 'spam').
Created 13 Mar 2020
  • September 2021: Inputs
    22 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Each morning He tends flowers, fruit and leaves Sits on a log sipping tea, Plays Radio 3, Reads Rumi (of course). He tends the garden. And the garden tends him. (dys)regulation Therapists talk about ...
  • August 2021: Quietening Echoes
    26 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Suddenly, into the harmony of many notes, thoughts buzz loudly, echoing. Returning to the here and now quiet tonics of appreciation flow again. sudden swarms It can be such a small thing - a noise, a...
  • July 2021: Discover Better
    20 Jul 2021 • 1 min read
    I see a picture, sketched and noted; Assume reality, run my scripts. Looking again now I see anew, Discovering better. seeing now We ‘shortcut’ reality: rather than process everything afresh, we opera...
  • June 2021: True to Self
    29 Jun 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    The wise stop to ask and listen for the gentle voices of the self, which speak when asked but only softly. voices of sense The loud, fast voices of reason and emotion can dominate our thoughts. They s...
  • May 2021: Anchor Points
    28 May 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Where do I anchor, on a sunny day, to rest? Where do I anchor, when direction is hazy? Where do I anchor in storms for confidence and safety? I find my places to anchor for pleasure, for calm, to see....
  • April 2021: The Awareness Journey
    30 Apr 2021 • 1 min read
    When quiet awareness Replaces restless distraction And, like a baby discovering toes, Connections are seen In feelings, mind and body, Patterns appear within and without. And the sun rises on new ways...
  • March 2021: Before Freedom
    19 Mar 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    An end appears in sight. When it comes, old habits will return easily. Choose new routines? What feeds? What best left behind? What to bring forward? What to grow? re-making This liminal year now pres...
  • February 2021: Choice Points
    26 Feb 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Choice Adventure: Slowing thoughts, Seeing, Thinking outcomes, Choosing. Watching change. adventure Choice is the adventure of life… but we groan… life can feel tiring enough. Yet there is no avoiding...
  • January 2021: Snow Globe
    19 Jan 2021 • 1 min read
    Perceiving, In a snow globe, Rattled flakes Jumble. Settle the blizzard See clearly Further, wider. Credit: video by David J Tillman head for senses We know when we fully connect with the world: when ...
  • December 2020: Grounded
    26 Dec 2020 • 1 min read
    Grounded, owns equally strengths and weaknesses, understands without judgement, values others, is always now, is always. words of wisdom Words like ‘balanced’, ‘centred’, ‘grounded’ speak of someone w...
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