Announcing the latest in the series of TEDxFindhorn events held at the Universal Hall, Findhorn Foundation. TEDx events are locally organised TED events, which have become world-renowned as the place to share inspiring ideas, heart-warming stories and exciting innovations.
Tickets for this event cost £2 and can be purchased online.
Tickets can also be purchased on the door, but we would like to encourage people to buy online before the event, since this will help with the entrance queue in the Hall.
We have 4 exciting and inspirational speakers, talking on a diverse range of subjects:
Angie Alexander : Four Weddings and No Funeral!
A light hearted look at wedding ceremonies through Angie’s journey of her own wedding plans and ceremony choices.
Bio: In 2002 Angie trained to be an Interfaith Minister, this together with her decision to settle and live in Scotland meant that she was well placed to work as a wedding celebrant. Whilst this was a happy accident to begin with, these days she cannot imagine doing anything else, and she and husband Will travel all over Scotland to help couples tie the knot in their own unique way. https://www.scottishweddingceremony.co.uk
Dr Daniel Wahl: Regenerative Culture Design – or is humanity worth saving?
Daniel Wahl explores what it would take to redesign the human presence on Earth in order to change our overall impact from being destructive to being regenerative. Drawing on complexity science, evolutionary theory, biomimicry, and the art and science of ecologically and socially regenerative design, as well as, ancient wisdom traditions he offers hope and evidence that the Regeneration is already rising all over the world.
Bio: Consultant, author and educator in regenerative development, bio-inspired design, and transformative innovation. Dr. Wahl holds degrees in biology, holistic science and design. He is a member of the International Futures Forum, a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA), a Findhorn Foundation fellow,and co-founder of Biomimicry Iberia. His recent book Designing Regenerative Cultures has already gained international acclaim. http://danielchristianwahl.com/
Jane Duncan Rogers: How to do a Good Death
There are 3 elements to end of life matters – dying, death and grief. Jane uses her own story of her husband dying to illustrate how each of these areas is approached is crucial to a good death. She invites the viewer to consider what they can do about this practically in their own life, so that a good death is maximized not just for the dying person, but their relatives and friends too.
Bio: Jane Duncan Rogers is a Life and Death coach, and author Gifted By Grief: A True Story of Cancer, Loss and Rebirth, and of Before I Go: Practical Questions to Ask and Answer Before You Die.
She has over 25 years experience in the psychotherapeutic field, both in training and working with individual clients, and now runs Before I Go Solutions, a community interest company dedicated to educating individual, groups and organisations about all end of life matters. http://giftedbygrief.com/
Dr David Reilly: How to Cultivate the Healing Response (Working Title)
After years of working with patients with chronic illnesses, Dr Reilly concluded that medical science seems unable to heal the major modern health epidemics of our time. The approach he developed, which has proved successful in thousands of cases, is to cultivate self-care and the healing response in the individual.
Bio: Consultant Physician; Honorary Senior Lecturer; Visiting Professor of Medicine; Faculty member at Harvard Medical School, USA; and Scottish Lead Clinician for Integrative Care 2008-2011. http://www.davidreilly.net/