Inner listening

How Can Meditation Help us To Be More Successful in Business? In Relationships? In Life?

Meditation, or stilling and focusing the mind, has many benefits for our physical and mental health. It reverses the physiological effects of stress and allows us to feel calmer, centred and relaxed. In our busy lives, full of technological overload, all this is very helpful to our long-term well-being.

In all aspects of life, and especially in business, we also need to be able to think clearly, even under stress, and make quick, effective decisions. We need to have insight and, at times, strategic foresight. We require the relationship skills to be both a team player and a visionary leader of both ourselves, and others. And we need the interaction capabilities to be able to get along with, and communicate to, many different types of people. So how can meditation help with all of these essential skills for life? Read More

Which Wolf Are You Feeding? How to have Successful Communication in Relationships

We all know that collaboration, networking being part of a community are key tools for our growth and sustenance. Without them, it is easy to experience loneliness, isolation and the depression that accompanies those feelings. This TEDx talk, which has 75 years of research behind it, highlights the importance of relationships to our long term happiness and well-being. Yet forging and sustaining nurturing, supportive relationships can be a challenge. Why is that?

Within our hearts, we all have two fundamental and opposite energies: love and hate. Or, to put it another way, people trigger in us one of two reactions: our understanding or our resistance. Read More

The Dantien – How Can it Help Us?

Today, as it was such a beautiful sunny day, I sensed it would be good to go for a run outside, rather than doing my training in the gym. I ran around the lovely St George’s Hill near Weybridge, which is well known for being the estate where Cliff Richard lives. It also has lots of hills and very few flat areas so, although I didn’t see Cliff, I did get a good work-out on my 8k run, which I then followed up with 20 minutes in the gym walking up steep hills on the treadmill. Read More

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