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Looking for spiritual inspiration?
Always wanted to find out more?

The organisations and links below will give you further details on a range of spirituality topics and different faiths and belief.

““The soul has been given its own ears to hear things that the mind does not understand.”
Rumi

Here are two online resources that are spiritual in their outlook and have many inspirational and supportive resources:

On Being – Podcasts, articles, poetry and more

Gratefulness.org – daily questions, reflect on the gifts of your life, articles, videos and more

faith groups

Are you looking to find out more about the different world faiths? Or, are you looking to find a locally based faith community? Or maybe you are considering going a spiritual course or retreat? 

On the theme of soul wellbeing…

recommended reading

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place2be.org.uk - integrating spirituality within the workplace: tips for practitioners

In a recent article for Thresholds, Place2Be’s Regional Clinical Lead for Midlands and Wales, Sukhi Sian, discussed the importance of integrating spirituality into the workplace. The article highlighted how spirituality can positively impact mental health and wellbeing. Here, Sukhi shares advice on how practitioners can help clients explore their faith and beliefs during therapy.

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betterspace.uk - how employers can support religion in the workplace for employee wellbeing

In today’s society, religious diversity is increasingly prevalent in the workplace. As an employer, it is important to recognize and respect your employees’ religious beliefs and practices, and create an environment that supports their spiritual needs. By doing so, you can foster a more inclusive workplace culture, promote employee well-being, and ultimately improve business outcomes.

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psychologytoday.com - 4 ways to Incorporate Spirituality Into Work

According to the WHO, work burnout is characterized by being depleted or exhausted at work; feeling distant from one’s job, including feeling cynical about it; and reduced professional effectiveness. This appears to be increasingly common. For example, in a recent national survey of American workers, more than half (57 percent) reported they were experiencing at least a moderate amount of work burnout.

talks about religion in the workplace and elsewhere…

ted talk – one earth, many religions

Zaki Cooper is active in inter-faith relations, and is a communications professional. Zaki Cooper started travelling on the London Underground every day at the age of 11, and was struck by the diversity of the people on the tube. Years later, following the horrific attacks on 7/7 perpetrated by religious extremists, he resolved to get more involved in inter-faith work. Since that time, this has been a big part of his work and life, regularly talking to school and community groups about the importance of building bridges across the faiths. In this talk, Zaki explains the five reasons for inter-faith activity, and calls on everyone to get involved in inter-faith, not just “Priests, Vicars, Imams, Rabbis and other religious clerics.” He explains how this will build a unity which recognises difference rather than ignoring it.

In a broad narrative of decline in religious practice in contemporary England, the place of the Christian faith is surprisingly prominent in what is viewed by many as a secular democracy. Whether in Parliament, the Crown or the City, much of British ceremonial life has a religious underpinning. Why do these traditions persist, and how are they evidenced in public religion? How do individuals square their own religious beliefs with the demands of a secular workplace?


“Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even into your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
Swami Sivananda