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Ubuntu – A Force for Living Together

Posted on: 25th April 2022

I first heard about Ubuntu in 1991. At the time, I was aware of the need for creating things that bring people together, the spirit of Ubuntu embodied this. I loved the concept so much that I named my first business Ubuntu. Since that time, I have travelled a long road, living and working in...
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Inclusion Starts with Self Acceptance

Posted on: 6th November 2021

Something that I often observe not only in my clients when they first start coaching. I also notice it in other women too. Women who are afraid to be seen. Sometimes it is in the way they stand, a hesitancy in making eye contact, not returning a smile, looking at the ceiling, or a need...
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In a World of Problems, Solutions have The Greatest Value

Posted on: 4th October 2021

  Dead fish go with the flow. Living fish push against it. For some, life is a series of problems. For others, problems are an occasional blight on the landscapes of a beautiful life. Regardless of who we are and what our experience is, problems in the wider field of society tend to ricochet and...
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Will The Next Pandemic Be Crisis Fatigue?

Posted on: 17th September 2021

Living without agency depletes your life force. 2020 began with a pop that fizzled and went bang within a few short weeks as an unprecedented surge of new cascading traumas set in motion. The Covid 19 pandemic, economic recession, racial trauma, social unrest and weather-related disasters swept across the world. The mental health consequences of...
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Is a vaccine against Covid19 the ultimate solution?

Posted on: 17th January 2021

As we find our footing in 2021, the year that was 2020 lingers in the rearview mirror. It was for many a challenging time. Many faced the challenge of changes brought to work and home life. Whilst others faced the fear and difficulty of being more directly affected by the virus.  I have certainly seen...
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In Conversation with Charlotte Hellekant – Opera Singer

Posted on: 20th December 2020

In conversation with Swedish mezzo-soprano Charlotte Hellekant. Together, we explore travel and its meaning in our personal and professional experience of life. In a time when travel has become significantly restricted as a result of the novel coronavirus, it seemed fitting to celebrate with gratitude how travel shapes and informs the quality of our lives....
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In Conversation with Kelvin O’Mard

Posted on: 20th May 2020

Kelvin O’Mard first came to the public’s attention in 1974 when he appeared as a boy soprano in the original production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat. As an actor, Kelvin worked for notable companies such as The Royal Shakespeare Company, Bristol Old Vic, The Royal Court Theatre, to name but a few. Kelvin...
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Why victims blame others

Posted on: 6th April 2020

It is so much easier to blame others for all our failings and missed opportunities in life. But, in fact, no one else is responsible for how you feel except you. No one can make you feel a certain way and equally you are not responsible for making someone else feel a certain emotion. Both...
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What are you passing to your children?

Posted on: 23rd February 2020

Dr Jung tells the story of a parent who came in for treatment of an ailment. When asked to share their dreams they replied that they never dreamed, but that their six year old child had very vivid dreams. Dr Jung asked them to record their child’s dreams. The parent brought their child’s dreams for...
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In Conversation with Tasha Jackson author of Master Dater

Posted on: 15th November 2019

In this episode of Conversations with Ourselves, I chat with Tasha Jackson (Fitzgerald) about her book Master Dater: The Dating Guide For Finding Love In A Digital Age. It is informative and very funny. The book, much like the author is the cool breeze and Californian sunshine we could all do well to infuse into...
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