COVID 2020

Conversation – the bigger picture, a bigger purpose.

Conversation – real conversation, where reflection, respect and deep listening occurs is something I feel is needed at this pivotal time in our lives. This has been a recurring theme for me as I, and many of us, navigate these uncertain and yet very opportune times in our respective lives. And then last week, a…

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Roots of Connection – Heightened Attention.

“Beware the stories you tell yourself for surely you will be lived by them”  – William Shakespeare  In these unprecedented times I am noticing how easy it is to get caught in the ‘story’ if one is not operating with heightened awareness. One day can so easily morph into the next and the next. The pulse…

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Seeing your shadow as a source for Transformation

Recently I am noticing a lot about ‘shadow’s – most notably my own, but also those of society. Shadows of the past, which seem to be coming up to be redressed and, in many instances, healed. Otto Scharmer, The Presencing Institute states: “What I have learned from various conversations and reflections on our blind spots…

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The Path Ahead.

It will have direction and shape – IF you have done the work! “There are times when you have to take bold steps. Make up your mind; know where you are going and never waffle. Many wonderful opportunities are missed by those who are indecisive. In times when you have to take bold steps; take…

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The Re-Write

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather”. Pema Chodron. The past 4 weeks may have seemed like an eternity for some, and for others, a time pressured haze of days. It is all to do with context, personal circumstances and focus of attention. Is your attention on the sky or has…

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Deep Adaptation

In these extraordinary times,”to bend but not break” seems to be a very apt intention. Lerner believes that if we  are able to deeply adapt it will lead to courageous and creative new forms of resilience  – and opportunity. It requires us to adopt different ways of being and doing, as well as thinking to…

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