Nothing That A Good Ole’ Conversation Can’t Cure

By a good ole’ conversation I mean a real one. Not small talk. Not trying to please. Not hiding yourself behind a false image. A real conversation is when you are totally present, feeling, and open to being modified. Control goes out the window. Time flies away too. You’re floating in the eternal now that … Read more

What Energy-Thieves Can’t Steal

Energy is synonymous to life.  There are energy-thieves disguised as energy-givers.  Exploring the nature of our human experience as we do in our reconnect conversations, has helped me to spot those.  The number one thief is the idea that there is only ONE WAY to have greater energy levels.  We are constantly sold the notion … Read more

Is it possible NOT to burnout?

Burnout

When we started on our Reconnect Weekends journey we were so excited to be planning an outlet for busy people to take that all important time out. All around us people seemed to be burning out; successful, ambitious, strong people, people we never would have expected could be vulnerable to the threat of burnout. But … Read more

Objects Possessed by the Past

Crouched on the floor, I crumple up a piece of paper and toss it into the plastic sack. The cluttered room watches me, expectant. Perfume lingers in the air; I throw my head back as it seeps up my nose. My eyelids drop shut for a few seconds. I fall back onto the floor, legs crossed, as memories dance around my head.

What is a memory and why do we insist on hoarding objects that reek of the past?

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How to Connect Better with Others

Connect better with others

“I don’t want to look stupid”. When you are more worried about your image than connecting with the people in front of you, you limit the value you can add to those people. Discerning people will perceive that a percentage of your brain is dedicated to conveying perfection and another percentage to the shame-guilt when … Read more

Feeling Demotivated? Do this

Feeling demotivated

This summer I have travelled alone to six different cities. For work and pleasure. I had forgotten how powerful it is to not go with a friend, partner or family. You will lie to yourself as I did: “I prefer to go with someone else, I like sharing experiences”. Of course you do! But here … Read more