A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege and the honour to speak at the First ever Serious Waffle Session.
As a trainer and facilitator, I am used to standing up in front of people and talking to them. But I had never given a proper speech before!! Truth be told, I was terrified! Agreeing to give this talk was challenging me in more ways than I had bargained for. Is happiness an inside job?
The other day I managed to lock myself out of the house. Did that ever happen to you? I had just come back from holiday and I was on a planned Skype call. I was expecting a furniture delivery but it wasn’t scheduled til later. So of course on this occasion my furniture arrived EARLYContinue reading “Opening the Door on Gratitude”
Today, well all week actually, I am in a bit of a spat with someone – they did something that really upset me, made me angry, that has consequences for me –I could go on, but I will spare you. In any case, I am still pretty upset about the whole situation… I am writingContinue reading “A new way to deal with anger…”
I was presenting at a conference the other week, giving a workshop on grounded presence. Over here . It was a new idea for most of the participants in the room, some of the people really got into it – and got a lot out of it. Almost inevitably though, there was a reluctant participant.Continue reading “No More Running Away”
There I was at the end of my holiday in beautiful sunny Brittany, perfect weather, sandy beaches, turquoise clear water just perfect for paddling, and amazingly beautiful scenery. I had one hour left before catching my train home, and I was just contemplating how to spend this time. My head was buried in google maps,Continue reading “Shaken but not stirred”
What does it mean to be really PRESENT – alive and awake and aware of the ground beneath my feet, the sky above me, aware of the sounds coming in from out side, aware of the thoughts that whizz thru’ my brain.