Category: On Health and Wellbeing

Hope – Keeping The Light Shining!

Einstein said, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow”.   If you listen to the news there seems to be so much going on – increased complexity, economic pressures, chaotic weather changes, the tyranny of busyness and urgency,

Intent – Making it Happen

The beginning of the new year is always a refreshing time to revisit and realign ourselves to our intent for the coming year. I hear a lot of people talk about their intentions for 2015, rather than their intent.  The

Duality and Harmony

This weekend saw the 100 year remembrance of the ANZAC’s landing at Gallipoli. While some of our children were in Canberra, Helmut, Emma and I went to the ANZAC service in Jindabyne.  As always I experience deep confusion, sadness and

Top 10 Tips for an Extraordinary Day

Each day we’re faced with a barrage of potential stressors that can compromise our wellbeing, our productivity and our joy. When we feel stressed our body reacts by increasing our adrenaline and cortisol hormones which directly effects our energy management,


As most of you know I am a long time devotee of meditation and reap the benefits of it daily. Last week a friend of mine, Antoinette Braks, spent last weekend with Deepak Chopra at his workshop in Sydney. I

Setting Your Intentions

Last month I wrote about reflecting on your successes for 2013 and priming your brain for success in 2014. Some of the ideas that I mentioned were: Set goals. Develop an action plan and take inspired action each day. Get


A number of years ago now I came across the Losada Ratio that states that we need 3:1 positive to negative emotions to flourish. This research was conducted by Emily Heaphy and Consultant Marcial Losada who examined the effectiveness of

Sugar – Insidious Sweet Poison.

 Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are – Anthelme Brilllat-Savarin (1755 – 1826) Four weeks ago my father had a quadruple bypass heart surgery for seriously blocked coronary vessels.  Through Dad’s hospitalisation and recuperation