A focus on Beauty

A focus on Beauty

In the world we live in today, the subject of Beauty provides a mixed canvas of thought regarding appearance, opinion and acceptance. Even it’s definition provides various possibilities of interpretation: noun: beauty; plural noun: beauties 1. a combination of qualities, such as shape, colour, or form, that pleases the aesthetic […]

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A focus on Growth

A focus on Growth

As inspired by our Mindful Garden, let’s take a closer look at Growth. Let’s begin with a definition to get us thinking about the possibilities… growth noun: growth; plural noun: growths – The process of increasing in size. “the upward growth of plants” synonyms: growing, extension, widening, thickening, broadening, heightening, […]

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Preparing for Change

Preparing for Change

It’s at this time of year, we begin to notice many positive changes in the Season. The days are becoming that little bit lighter. The plants are becoming that little bit greener. And the temperatures are beginning to get that little bit warmer. For many, including myself, these changes really […]

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Planting Seeds. Planting Intentions

Planting Seeds. Planting Intentions

Growing up, I thought a lot of life happened naturally. One thing would lead to another, without necessarily setting goals to achieve and surpass. Sure you might complete your education. Do well in your career. Find that special someone. Maybe marry. Become financially stable. Travel the world & see the […]

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Connect to the Season

Connect to the Season

Not everyone enjoys the Winter time. Whilst festivities such as Diwali and Christmas can provide some light to the darkness, the day-to-day can be hard for some to get through; to keep going at good momentum, remain positive, and not feel worn-out. I am one of those people. I find […]

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Wellbeing: The Mind-Body-Soul Connection

Wellbeing: The Mind-Body-Soul Connection

It can be said that the mind is a very powerful thing. Take control of your mind, to keep the body in check and ultimately feed the soul as intended. It’s an approach that, in recent years is being revisited, and practiced alongside modern medicine. Previous posts on Mindfulness may […]

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Overthinking vs Opportunity

Overthinking vs Opportunity

In any form of problem solving, our minds refer to a path of identification, to analysis, to solution. It’s a process that we all adopt, yet we will all differ in strength at each stage. For some, identifying what a problem is, can be the biggest form of discovery. For […]

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Experiences vs Experience

Experiences vs Experience

Without the risk of sounding too philosophical, life experience is something that’s unique to us all; we each have our own, and no two experiences are the same. And yet sometimes, we feel as though they should be, or at least similar. To almost re-assure us that we’re on a […]

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Gratitude vs For Granted

Gratitude vs For Granted

gratitude the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. “she expressed her gratitude to the committee for their support” synonyms: gratefulness, thankfulness, thanks, appreciation, recognition, acknowledgement, hat tip,credit, regard, respect; For granted: In the 2nd sense, “take [someone, something] for granted” means to underestimate […]

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What are your core values?

What are your core values?

As we turn to September, the focus across our countryside, will be that of the Harvest. Farmers nationwide will be sharing all of the returns of the season; reaping all that was sown earlier in the year. Let’s hope it’s a good one! And so it’s quite well-timed, when we […]

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A look at Appreciation

A look at Appreciation

I think each one of us can relate to a time where we were too close to something. Too in it, to really see the true value of the situation. Too caught up in an emotion, where we miss the learning that it’s really there to provide us. I think […]

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A look at Anticipation

A look at Anticipation

Further to last weeks’ post, let’s begin to look at the other, more positive side of that coin perhaps… Anticipation. the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction. “her eyes sparkled with anticipation” synonyms: expectation, prediction, forecast; “my anticipation is that we will see a rise in rates on Monday” […]

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