Personal Development

These are some of the most commonly asked questions on firewalking. Please can you explain what the firewalk is all about? Firewalking means different things to each person who takes part; for me it’s about re-empowering myself – using my fears and perceived ‘lack’ in my life, to take me courageously into the next phase […]

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Transformation, what does it mean, in terms of training or self-development? For some it could simply mean ‘re-framing’ but for me it’s much more than that; something changes form – from being one ‘thing’ into another. In workshops, participants are taken on a journey, individually but in a group; each person’s trip will be different […]

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Confidence is a combination of knowledge, understanding and skill, put into action. To be truly confident we must have certain knowledge and skills to perform a task, or be confident in carrying it out, even if we make mistakes. They understand ‘process’- why we have it and why we use it, comprehending the value of […]

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It’s been a tough week with harsh outcomes, so a time of rest and reflection was called for – and it’s all only now, making sense to me. My thinking goes back to the Grandmother’s Fire Ceremony held in Roslin Glen by visiting Native American Grandmothers, where a woman guardian of the Templars spoke gently […]

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The Golden Buddha

by Lesley

There is Buddha peace and wisdom within all of us – … the secret is to find and retrieve it. There’s an old story about a clay Buddha in Cambodia, which was obstructing the construction of a new road. The tale tells of this statue being covered in thick clay to disguise it from marauders, […]

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I, have become comfortably numb… Many of you already know that I’ve recently had a bereavement; I lost a brother, father-figure and best friend of over forty years in January, which hit me harder than I could ever have imagined. I won’t go into too much depth but I was almost struck dumb with pain […]

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The Malevolence of Narcissism – when it’s all about me Of course this lifetime is all about you – but the darker side to this can be more powerful than we realise. Narcissism is a term that originated with Narcissus in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool […]

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It’s great to see Forbes writer Jacquelyn Smith highlight the social skills recognition we need in a modern, working environment in her post “The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work” – I couldn’t agree more! You’d expect that we all possess those skills, simple as they sound – and inherently I believe […]

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I recently attended NHS certificated training on ARBD – Alcohol Related Brain Damage – because some of my clients have been, or are affected by it and my interest lies in understanding ARBD and its symptoms. Initially I thought it would inform my workshops better – in fact, I was so shocked by the presentation, […]

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The Focus and the Fire Firewalk – by Mark Corner (@markcoruk )  Doing a Fire walk is something I’ve often thought about doing, but I haven’t participated in one yet. However, it seems that is all about to change. On the 30th November 2013  a firewalk is being held at the Robin Hood Centre in […]

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