Being at One with the Universe

Taking time to connect to the wonders of the universe allows us to see the beauty surrounding us all When we spend all our time thinking about this or that we are living in our heads and not in our bodies.  By that I  mean our thoughts dominate and control our lives.  For example, when we wake up we might think about all the things we have to get done in a day, work that needs doing, deadlines to achieve, people to call, chores that need attending to.  We can find ourselves rushing around from one place to another or…

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Organising a festival

For two years now I have been involved in the organisation of a festival at Gaunts House as part of the Heartbeat team.  I am the workshop coordinator for the event organising over 130 workshops over 4 days plus running my own workshop.   Gaunts is home to a Community of Profound Learning (CPL) – a spiritually based and holistic minded group of free thinkers committed to exploring and supporting the evolution of consciousness. The festival is called the Gaunts House Summer Gathering and started its life as a  meet up for everyone connected to the Gaunts Community to come together for…

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Ten top tips for assertiveness during divorce proceedings

Going through a divorce or separation can be very difficult and challenging for most people. Being assertive will help you to approach divorce with a positive attitude that can help create an environment where all parties get their needs met. It is not about aggression or revenge, but about the way we communicate and our ability to stand up for ourselves and to say how we feel when we need to. The following TEN TIPS will help you to remain assertive and behave in a way that is effective, respectful and beneficial to yourself and others:   1. Expressing your…

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Two pints of happiness and a packet of crisps?

We can all be happy but some of us have forgotten the feeling. This article will help you to reconnect with your happiness For many years we have been sold the idea that happiness will be ours if only we have the latest gadget, car, lifestyle, mobile phone etc. These ideas have been fed to us via myth and media and have fuelled consumerism and the desire to gain a happy status or identity in a material world. Whilst it’s important to have goals and challenges the reality is that in chasing the dream many of us have forgotten how to…

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What is passive aggressive Behaviour?

What is passive aggressive Behaviour?

Put simply passive aggressive behaviour can be described as a silent form of aggression. It is where you are angry with someone but do not or cannot tell them. It may involve, shutting off verbally, it may involve angry looks, obvious changes in behaviour, being obstructive, sulky or stonewalling. It is characterized by an indirect resistance to the demands of others and an avoidance of direct confrontation, as in procrastinating, evading, pouting, or deliberately creating confusion. A passive aggressive individual doesn’t always exhibit outward anger or appear malicious. At first glance, the behaviour might appears unassuming, gracious and benevolent; underneath…

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