The Rewards of Resilience: How intentionally choosing courage and hope can change your life for good

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Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have an advantage in life? Why some people seem to sail through life and take the knocks and scrapes and bumps in their stride.. or, at least, seemingly more so than others?

It might be to do with their outlook on life.

How to Deal with Regret (1/2): Make it Food for Thought instead of it Eating you Alive

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It wouldn’t surprise anyone who has experienced the gnawing, consuming discomfort of remorse to discover that the word originally comes from the Medieval Latin ‘remorsum’ meaning literally “to bite back, bite again.”

So how can we deal well with our life and leadership regrets without them eating us alive?

Feeling Crabby in Transition? Here’s Why… (Pt 1)

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Change. It sometimes comes like a blessed relief, a liberation, a much needed shift. At other times it makes us want to crawl under a rock and hide in the dark. Most times, it’s a curiously perplexing mixture of the two: we feel exposed and we feel released. So how is it that change has power to bring both spacious freedom yet also intense vulnerability? Turns out, Mother Nature has some wisdom on this…

Exhibition at the seat of the Sultan

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When Ottoman Sultans attended ritual prayer at an Imperial Mosque, they performed their namaz (prayers) from a raised, gilded loge, an ornately screened religious equivalent of a theatrical Royal Box. These loges (Hünkar mahfili) led back into a secret first … Continued

Standen House

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My visit to Standen House was the result of happy chance and coincidence. Flying in to Gatwick, I had researched places of interest en route to the south coast and on a whim we decided to swing past and take … Continued