Today’s podcast recorded after eating my lunch in the car – I always think of beetroot sandwiches and penguin biscuits at such times – is about the importance of daylight. And I make a commitment to myself.
Currently I am looking for an organisation interested in helping me pilot ‘Present and Connected – an away day to make a difference’ at minimal cost. On the day the group will learn to focus on shifting their awareness to the ‘here and now’. The benefits being ‘mindful’ include:
greater responsibility for actions making better decisions [...]
I was going to put a picture of a cottage window in this post but the uploader seems to be having a bad day. Instead of wasting more energy on trying to get it work, I have settled for less than what I wanted, which fits rather neatly with my theme. Returning to my book, [...]
It is now 3 weeks since I returned from the course Natural Change For Facilitators. I am still slowly digesting both the personal and professional experiences I gained from it. The course stems from the Natural Change project set up by Dave Key and Margaret Kerr for WWF Scotland. [...]
I love learning. Admittedly things like quantum physics and the intricacies of brain surgery are not areas I’m drawn to, but I’m sure, in certain circumstances I could be.
I’ve been thinking about this whilst reflecting on my experiences as a new tutor with the Open University. Academic study clearly has very formal elements to it. Students will [...]
I’ve realised that many of the posts I’ve written have been critiquing something (I always knew I had the makings of a lawyer). The British are often considered to have a rather negative outlook. So I’ve decided that I’d like to share more optimistic stories and ideas on here. But…..
…I can’t resist by sharing my [...]
This week I’m back out delivering training and the first course covered financial management. Representatives from Finance deliver part of the course. One of the challenges of using subject matter experts (SMEs) always seems to be helping them to see that terminology and processes that are ‘natural’ to them are often like a foreign language to [...]
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