Self

Let's explore what makes us tick and how we present ourselves to the world.

What is Love?

Love has many different faces and in some languages it goes by different names. When we speak of love, what do we mean? Love of life and all the wonderful things if offers, love of a significant other and the way they make us feel, love of power and the influence it yields. Do we mean compassion and love for others or the pure bliss and intoxication of love for the Beloved that Rumi, the 13th century Sufi mystic, speaks about
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Feb 12, 2016

Fifty Beyond and Counting

I was moved by the recent interview with Professor Dame Carol Black sharing her views leadership and on turning fifty and how this was the age where she felt most confident and comfortable to take risks.
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Feb 12, 2016

Does mid life have to resemble War and Peace?

I am fascinated by the challenges which many of us face in the mid life years, which can be one of the most difficult and rewarding periods of our lives. This is what I have learned from my own experiences and from advising others.
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Feb 11, 2016

How you light-up your life.

Are you a seeker of experiences? I know I am, I thought that the more I experienced, through travel, meeting people and doing some downright bizarre stuff, the more people I would connect with, as the more sides to myself I would have.
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Feb 06, 2016

Are you swimming against your own current?

There have been several times in my life when I’ve felt trapped. Each time, I was on a certain path, committed to something that wasn’t working or stuck in a situation without a clear way out. It felt suffocating, scary and miserable...
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Jan 21, 2016

How to Make The Most of Your Time

We all have 24 hours in a day, but some of us seem to be able to squeeze out every last second in a minute, while others race around trying to get back the minute just gone. The good news is, with a couple of tricks, we can all have the know how to make the most of our time.
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Jan 18, 2016

Where Do You Belong?

For many years I had a niggling feeling that I needed to be somewhere else – I just couldn't work out where that elusive place was. I felt frustrated and a bit dizzy trying to figure it out. I knew that if only I could find out where I 'belonged' I'd feel happier, more complete, at peace and I'd be enjoying a vibrant circle of loving friends, and I'd never feel emotionally isolated again. I've moved around a bit over the years, but never found the place I'd been searching for – and yet I still yearned for it. That Utopian place that would be the 'cherry on top' of the cake of my life.
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Dec 28, 2015

Happy Old Year! Highlights of 2015

With New Years resolutions surfacing, it can be easy to look forward at this time of year and decide what changes we are going to make to ensure that 2016 is better than 2015. However, before you tip into the promise of a new year, take a moment to reflect on the highlights of 2015.
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Dec 22, 2015