When we use terms like ‘spiritual nourishment’, ‘inner journey’, and ‘inner self’. It is only to be expected that this makes some people feel uncomfortable as we are exploring concepts – such as the thoughts, emotions, values and aspirations that guide us – that few of us examine in our daily lives. Contemporary society, our pace of life, the obsession with measurable results, and the rest, have progressively alienated us from the inner part of ourselves – our spirit if you like (there’s another one!) – and even from our environment. This is at great cost to us, both as individuals and to the societies we make up.
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May 18th, 2019
Paradoxically, the things we most need to keep us on an even keel are usually the first to go when we start to worry or when we find ourselves under pressure.
Next time you feel like cancelling a social engagement, you are too busy to connect with those you love (or at least, who love you), or too tired or worried to engage in your hobby, consider this.Continue reading
May 18th, 2019
Continuing my series of relevant posts and videos for International Get Better At Listening Week: Here are five simple exercises to re-set your ears and enhance your listening. If you don’t care to listen well to others, then at least do it for yourself.Continue reading
May 16th, 2019
Carol Qweck’s compelling talk explains the vital importance of believing we can improve, and gives pointers on helping those we influence to do the same.Continue reading