Team Building/ Bonding

January kicked off with ‘Winning in 2013′ – a conference for the DACH regions of IHG (International Hotel Group) in mid January, in Vienna. After a few holiday season hiccups, I got into the swing of things pretty quickly, enjoying the winter travel and the excellent company of Austrian, German and Swiss hoteliers representing a […]

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The other night as I was drifting off towards sleep, I found myself laughing (audibly) at one of Aliya’s comments on a thread of conversation which somehow turned into a mini swear-fest. This in turn, allowed me to think of an incident she’d quoted on a similar (maybe the same) thread on Facebook – reminding […]

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On Facebook I subscribe to a number of people’s updates so I was really interested when Lewis Howes from Forbes, posted his article 10 Ways to Build Confidence When Facing a Storm. Lewis draws on his experiences as an athlete and explains how he uses these to keep himself confident and motivated while describing how […]

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Within These Walls

by Lesley

  The Evening Chronicle’s Facebook page posed a question to its readers with the above image: Prisoners may get paid to work in call centres under a new scheme to increase work opportunities in prisons. It is hoped that by working while they serve time they can learn new skills and learn to work in […]

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  Earth Ways begins the article ‘Why is the future permaculture?’ with a statement which could and maybe should scare the life out of us… “Humanity is on the verge of a major reorganization. I know this is just a mild way of expressing it. I don’t want to put you off reading further by […]

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I could go on at length about society’s ills but in this post I’m going to overlook those and focus on rituals and ceremony – or rather, the lack of them. Every year for as long as I can remember I’ve taken part in at least one ceremony;  these range from firewalking, sweatlodges  and kriya […]

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What started out to be a small e-book has taken almost a year to write, edit and re-write, turning itself into 30,000 words of experience and Spiritual First Aid – perhaps the first (and maybe the last!) of my published work. Putting these words on ‘paper’ has been quite a gruelling task – and one […]

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Recently I received a mailing from a well-known source and it left me feeling really quite annoyed! Firstly, may I say that I may not be rolling in cash but I have a very clear conscience about how I market myself; refusing to be caught up in the ‘stirring the pain’ techniques which some ‘entrepreneurs’ […]

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Recently I wrote Groundhog Day then Retrograde Going Backwards to go Forward because I was sensing major shifts going on within and around me.  Through doing a little research, the information pointed out that this would come to an end around April 14th 2012. Little did I know at the time what information would be […]

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As an Empowerment Instructor I work with management teams on personal development in all sectors of the UK – from self-employed business people, to project management and senior health managers in the prison service – each of these having completely different outlooks but their ultimate aims are the same; success in their field. In the […]

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