Knots can be helpful things when they represent security and safety, a reliable tether to something grounded and supportive in life. At other times, they might symbolise the complexity of a life that’s veered off track and is calling for clarity, focus and stability. How does this knot look to you? Scholarship coaching place […]
You might have noticed that the process of de-stressing and simplifying your life can happen on many different levels – physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual. It can challenge and delight us in so many unexpected ways. About 20 years ago, I experienced a shift in consciousness on my personal journey that I found shocking. […]
Who do you know who would like the opportunity to create their own employment doing work they love that contributes to a sustainable future for all? One Year in Transition UK (1YT UK) is now in its fourth year of training young adults (age 20-35) to be active change agents for Transition in their communities. […]
How often do you find yourself racing against the clock? A traditional approach to time management is all about how to fit as many activities into each day as is humanly possible. Multitasking and efficiency rule in this productivity mindset. Unfortunately, this all too often leads to excessive stress and unhappiness. In my previous life, […]
Something to celebrate the Spring Equinox and the balance of light and dark it represents. In this TED talk from the Prime Minister of Bhutan, he explains why his country values happiness above finance and living in harmony with our Mother Earth above everything else:
Another reminder pertinent to these times of what it is to be alive during rapid change. Further encouragement from Joanna Macy to keep on keeping on, to stay active and focussed on nourishing life on earth. With thanks to Chris Johnstone and the Great Turning Times newsletter for the prompt.
Jan, a coaching client, was desperate to make a start with her new small business, a venture she’d been waiting to step into all her adult life. Her partner, Pat, meanwhile had been hoping that their lives would begin to slow down and de-stress now that their children were growing up and becoming more independent. […]
What are you committed to? How does that make you feel – trapped or free? If we yearn for a more peaceful, less complex existence and yet the reality is that we’re running on a treadmill, we’re in a stifling predicament. These are symptoms of living by someone else’s values, although we might not even […]