Category FEEL + MIND

Six mantras for mindful communication

A few years ago, renowned and respected thought leader Thich Nhat Hanh released a book entitled ‘The Art of Communicating’. In this fascinating take on what is a relatively under-emphasised art, the reader is challenged to reconsider how she speaks to people, and how she listens. For us as leaders,

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The Importance of Rituals

Rituals can be anything from a religious or spiritual practice, to something as mundane as taking the same route to work, or a particular sequence in which you do things in the morning. Whilst some may cringe at the thought of sticking to a schedule or structure the proof is

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How to be mindful in the workplace

Being mindful at work sounds wonderful in theory, but how can you add that in on top of an overflowing inbox and never-ending to-do list? Research has shown that when your mind wanders and you go about your day in a “mindless” state, you are more susceptible to stress and

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Foods To Boost Serotonin

Happiness is something that is so sought after people seem to get lost chasing it. Changing our eating habits and incorporating foods that encourage happiness, wellbeing and satisfaction is a great way to start on the journey toward improving our mood and general outlook. An easy way to encourage a

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Mindfulness & Organisational Change

Organisational change, especially if it means downsizing, can be a stressful time. Practising mindfulness and compassion can help employees adjust to change with realistic expectations and the tools to cope. The author of this article, Olivia Downing,  is a registered psychologist who focuses on the benefits of mindfulness. In her

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Do You Know What Your Body Is Telling You?

Our bodies are seriously amazing, often we don’t really give them the credit they deserve. Every single day it talks to us and gives us the vessel to experience the magic that is life! It tells us when it’s hungry, when it’s tired, when it’s sore when it’s cold, hot, happy,

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Be here. Not there.

A letter from me to you.   To whom it may inspire,   I called myself ugly today. It isn’t the first time I’ve done this. I know the cues like an artist knows her hard, bright palette: a tired and scattered mind, the tendency to get frustrated at small, meaningless

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Self-Sabotage – Why do we do it and how can we move beyond it?

This is one of the most common blocks women come to us with…and we’ve totally been there but just like our clients, we’ve now got the tools necessary to move beyond the pattern…

Come Home to Yourself

Have you ever put down a house deposit, got a promotion, lost a loved one or gotten engaged, only to wonder how you even got to this point in your life?

Simple Learnings In Friendships

One of the greatest and most challenging lessons of growing up is learning it’s ok NOT to be everything for everyone. When I look back at how I approached any and all of my relationships in my teens and twenties: romantic, friends, family & work, it’s incredible I managed to

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