This piece was written on Monday 21 December 2015. I share it here, as a mindfulness offering in the lead-up to Chistmas. It will be my fifty sixth birthday on Tuesday next week, 11 December, and two weeks after that will be the day that we celebrate another's birth, after whom the festivity and 'holiday … Continue reading A Moment Before Christmas ~ Revisited
Almost two years ago, I posted this on The Holly Tree Tales and it seems fitting, on this first day of December, to rehearse it. Here is the revised version. * While we whinge about aspects of our First World lives, so opulent in so many ways, babies are starving, people are aching for … Continue reading Test It All Against The Truth Of Love ~ Revised
This is a little technical experiment in ‘reblogging’ a previously published post. The original post was written and published on The Holly Tree Tales on 23 February 2017. I am reposting it now as a result of having attended a WordPress WordCamp at the weekend, this being a relevant piece to the subject of learning to manage and write a Blog on WordPress.
It has been two years since I began the journey of technically building a blog, and writing one. My first ever blogging experience began with the process of creating “The Holly Tree Tales” on WordPress, something that was completely and utterly unfamiliar to me, in every sense. It was early in January 2015, the first to be precise, when I gathered my two children together at my computer, in order to consult them where possible, and set off cautiously into the jungle that has been my complicated technical process of setting up and managing this website.
For many years I had been told, by all sorts of people, that I ought to write my story, communicate my philosophical thoughts, share about my experiences through childhood, describe my journeys in new places, reveal my trepidatious steps through parenting my children into the great humans that they are, discuss my gardening exploration and tips, reach out by telling others about my…
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I had a chat with my daughter today, over Sunday Lunch, about the business of structure and growth within an organisation of any size. It was a brief but to the point description, less conversation more life lesson, about what is needed for sustainable management of resource, within any group. Bear in mind, the … Continue reading A Conversation About Organisation
A compilation of five quotes to ponder mindfully as you go about your life and conduct your business today. "You are either spreading lightness, or you are spreading darkness ~ which one feels best to you? Choose that." * "Love gets more done than grind and hustle do." * "Lose … Continue reading A Compilation Of Quotes
Dear Readers, Today I thought "it is time for a little catch-up". How quickly we can lose our days, when we do not stop and take in the little moments, which are each as precious as life can get. Hence this post. It is Friday, my week has been crazy, I have been learning all … Continue reading Notice The Gold All Around You
It is not often that we have the opportunity to study life skills alongside an experienced and respected coach and trainer, to come under the tutelage of a number of experts in the field of NeuroScience, to rub shoulders with overcomers from around the world, to take our own life to higher ground in the … Continue reading Innercise Book ~ A Review
Update Sunday 18 November 2018: Please note that the Brain-A-Thon is currently being rescreened each weekend. If you would like to experience the event, please register for the following one which will be held on either Saturday or Sunday each week. Thank You! Dear Readers, As promised in my blog post “Brain Health Meets The … Continue reading You’re Invited To Attend BrainAThon, The World’s #1 Online Personal Growth Event
A little thought for the day: Sometimes we have to take whatever it is that we are dealing with and say "Do you know what? I choose to think positively, to hope magnificently, to take steps courageously and to believe in possibility." Why would we not? So, whatever it is that is tough, rough or … Continue reading Find Something To Smile About
Have you heard of "Innercise" yet? A book about the brain, it is NOW available, hot off the press this week! Here is a little of my story and my personal connection to the brain training and life coaching work of the author of this book, John Assaraf. He is CEO of a company … Continue reading Brain Health Meets The Innercise Book