Finding Your Rhythm

Finding Your Rhythm

Like many high-achieving professionals, you may have days when you speed through your agenda smoothly and effortlessly, and still have plenty of energy at the end of it all. 

You may also find sometimes that you have a surprising ability to persevere through long periods of activity, with very little that can possibly get in the way, cause you concern or create disruption.

On those days, life has a certain ease and flow to it. 

On the other hand, most of us can relate to times when we’ve felt completely out of step with our lives. You may even feel like that now.....

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Bring Mindfulness into Your Work Life

Bring Mindfulness into Your Work Life

There was a time when Mindfulness was considered to be the 'out-there' stuff of wacky woo-woo land. Meditation too was seen as the exclusive domain of yogi’s, hippies and Buddhist monks.

But attitudes have changed - and are changing.

We now live in an age when high technology and need for speed seems to be taking over our lives; an uncertain economy and a volatile job market creates anxieties; and escalating levels of expectation put us under even more pressure.

Against this backdrop, we can find ourselves all too often in a state of "too much to do; not enough time; and massive questioning of our life's direction and purpose."

At the heart of it all, lies a yearning for peace of mind, mental clarity and a feeling of ease and contentment.

And the simple realisation that our effectiveness, our growth and our long term happiness, depend on it.

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Dormancy is Different from Death

Dormancy is Different from Death

Spring has well and truly arrived in the northern hemisphere. It's an amazing time of year. Nature has started bursting into life with new vitality and growth, after the seemingly endless winter darkness. 

Dormancy is a regular part of the nature's life cycle that affects us all. 

Some species take longer than others to waken after the long winter sleep.

Each of us, at one time or another, experiences periods of low energy, relative quiet and inactivity. On the surface it appears that nothing is happening. Everything is just the same old, same old. Meanwhile everyone else seems to be getting their gig together.

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When It's Hard to See Your Path ...

When It's Hard to See Your Path ...

Behind my house, there is a wood. It’s seldom used by humans and the wildlife pretty much have the run of the place...

Today, I knew I wanted to enjoy this wood more. The scratches, the twisted ankles and the mud on the seat of my pants were becoming tedious. I wanted to walk freely and easily. I wanted to look around me as I walked and really experience the full beauty of my surroundings.

I wanted my walks to be different.

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Where Do Your Walks Take You?

Where Do Your Walks Take You?

There’s been many a morning when I threw on my coat, and left the house in auto-pilot, lost in the same old thoughts, walking the same old path as the day before, tussling with the same old challenges of my life.........The thing is, when we're in the habit of walking through our lives with our heads down and eyes to the ground, we see only what's at our feet. .......

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