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 […]
How much does thinking about money scare or anger you? Perhaps surprisingly, stress around money matters is not necessarily dependent on how much money we actually have so much as on how we choose to relate to it. How much we’re impacted by our conditioning around giving, receiving, lending, borrowing, earning and saving can play […]
‘Your work is your love made visible’ Kahlil Gibran Are you running on the treadmill of a job you don’t enjoy? And are you staying so you can still pay the bills? How much is this draining your energy and your zest for life? Our culture attempts to persuade us that duty, ability, status and […]
Who are you? Are you brave? Do you have freedom of thought? A powerful story, delivered by the one and only Tim’Mac’Macartney of Embercombe, for you to savour and share over the bank holiday weekend. In this short and poignant video he starts with a fundamental question about how we govern ourselves in alignment with […]