empowering

  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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Celebrity Juice

by Lesley

… is leaking out all over the place! It might be a little controversial for me to comment on individuals or their behaviour, but having a teenager at home means I get to watch all sorts of TV programmes I’d otherwise not give the time of day to. Recently I’ve been subjected to 90210, Made […]

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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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Reclaiming Personal Power ‘Open up your British ‘named’ electrical product and where do the components come from?’ This was the beginning of a conversation with a friend as we stood in the kitchen waiting for the kettle to boil; the chat went on for quite some time afterwards as we discovered how little the UK […]

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Celebrate the feminine with a little respect On this day in 2012 we as women, are reclaiming our power; it’s long overdue! Traditionally known to be loving and nurturing, women have also been the backbone of societies on many occasions; holding entire countries together during war times – working in munitions factories, farming the land […]

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It’s funny how a conversation can turn into something big; what started as a laugh between pals ends up with a speed-dating event! As many of you know, I’m known to be straight forward and not one to beat about the bush, so while we were chatting away, my friend Lynne was having a pop […]

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The Sweat Lodge

by Lesley

Liberation Leaving the house for Liz Scott’s full moon sweat lodge I was full of excitement. Liz is a veteran Sundancer who pours her sweats in the Lakota way, with more than a hint of the Scot’s way in there too. It had been over a year since I last attended one and wondered what […]

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Social Simplicity It’s been a funny old day here in cyberspace for Social Media, especially in Scotland as we’ve been experiencing winds registering as high as 165mph in the Cairngorm mountains. Lower ground hasn’t fared much better where winds reached anything up to that. As  expected, Twitter went daft and soon we had pictures and […]

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Disentangling Empowerment Definition of empower (verb): to give someone official authority or the freedom to do something. Empowerment (noun) is therefore the result of the above action; fairly ambiguous I’d say. Then there’s the adjective, empowering which gives has a different slant altogether; Something that is empowering makes you more confident and makes you feel […]

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Recently I attended a local E-Business event at the Menzies Hotel (pronounced Ming-iss) in North Ayrshire which focused on social media and how we, as busy business owners, should be participating in what’s being termed a ‘revolution’ in marketing. The event was organised by North Ayrshire Council. Opening the morning session after everyone had their […]

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