Mind The Gap

To a greater or lesser degree, most of us live in 'the gap'. In simple terms, this can be defined as the difference between the life you really want and the life you actually have at any given moment. We live in a society where material wealth is coveted and are encouraged to dream of having luxurious lifestyles, depicted for us in endless stories, movies and TV shows. We have been subtly influenced to associate consumption with happiness. We crave [...]

By |2017-05-19T10:24:20+00:00June 26th, 2015|True Self, Change, Kindness, Mindfulness|4 Comments

Small Words, Big Impact

A recent blog post by Michael Grothaus at Fast Company got me thinking. How often do we use words and phrases that actually make it more difficult for us to get what we want? And do we really understand what impact our choice of specific words has on other people? Constantly working with people to become more mindful, my search for more conscious and effective communication is an ongoing passion. The article by Grothaus was referring to the latest book [...]

By |2017-05-19T10:24:20+00:00March 20th, 2016|Mindfulness, Communication|2 Comments

Hope is in Your Hands

Many of us dream about what we would do if we had more time and more money. Fifteen years ago, when I lived in the UK and ran my own company, my imagined future contained a vision. One day, when my business was financially stable and could operate without me being there all the time, I dreamed that I would travel for a few months of the year and dedicate myself to voluntary work or fundraising in parts of the world where help like that was most needed. That [...]

By |2017-05-19T10:24:20+00:00February 5th, 2015|Inspiration, Kindness|7 Comments
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