Category: On Balance

Slowing Down To Speed Up

It is now the end of May and I am amazed at how quickly this year is moving. Everywhere I go I hear people saying how fast time is going.  I often feel this too and so I thought I

Reflecting On Everyday Accomplishments

As I mentioned, last weekend I was sitting at my dining table in Jindabyne looking out over the beautiful lake feeling immense gratitude for my life. Even though the season hasn’t been fabulous Helmut and I skied 20 days and

Carpe Mane

I’m not sure about you, but I am a morning person. This hasn’t always been the case. I used to happily sleep in to anywhere between 8-11 am.  As I have become more focused and disciplined in my behaviours and

Musings from the Mind and It’s Potential Conference

This year’s Mind and Its Potential Conference was a delightful smorgasbord of speakers and researchers who shared their ideas, thoughts and findings with us. Here are some of their key messages…   Tony Buzan – There are an infinite number

Mindfulness Practice

We have somewhere between 60,000 and 890,000 thoughts a day! Most of those thoughts are not useful but rather a distraction.  Distraction is our biggest timewaster.  It takes us away from focusing on what is most important to us.  Thoughts

Sombre Reflections

The siege last week in Sydney has left us all reeling – somehow feeling personally touched by the events and the tragic loss of 3 lives. My thoughts and blessings go out to the families, friends and colleagues of the


Conscious leadership development is based in neurobiology, quantum physics and transformational education.  The premise is that when the mind changes our brain changes too.  What flows through our mind sculpts our brain, so when we learn to use our mind


There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread – Mother Theresa In previous issues we have discussed the importance of gratitude and its impact on happiness and wellbeing.  Gratitude tends to be an internal,

My Absolute No’s

Recently I read a great book by Cheryl Richardson and within the covers she discussed the topic of absolute no’s. Absolute no’s provide a way of defining the boundaries around which you are prepared to live your life and include