Work from wherever.Digital Nomad.Location free life. All very trendy phrases at the moment; and both the phrases and the possibilities have been increasing thanks to those of us who choose to travel the world working from our laptops. Now whilst this lifestyle may seem glamorous or exciting, let´s just bring it back a step or two and get really present to what it actually means … [Read more...] about Putting the Nomad into Digital Nomad.
Having sailed across the Atlantic on a 55m tall ship with over 25 sails, through high winds and the doldrums, arriving back on land after 3 months, I needed time to just relax my body. You see as much as the ocean is a relaxation of my mind and a reset for my soul, my body is constantly moving. Boat yoga I call it. All the micro-muscles in your body are working overtime to … [Read more...] about TIME to SPA
Image you had a book and everything you wrote in it came true. Everything you write comes into existence. Everything you so deeply desire and long for comes to fruition and you live the life you have always dreamed of. I call this journaling. There are many videos and courses available on ‘How to journal your dreams into reality’, ‘How to journal for … [Read more...] about AND SO IT IS AND SO IT IS DONE.
Be you they say. Show more of yourself. Stop hiding who you are. But only the way we think you should be. Only the version of yourself that doesn’t make us uncomfortable. Only the way which does not intimidate and alienate others. But with so many different comfort zones and hidden wounds in everyone around you, how on earth do you navigate this? How can you be who you are when … [Read more...] about Poppy or Sunflower which one are you?
Do you remember who you are? You know the person deep inside of you bursting to get out from under the pressures of work, relationships, family dramas, children, social groups. The person who just wants to disappear for a few days to just sleep and wake up naturally without an alarm, without a meeting to get to. The person who wants to run until you cannot run any longer, … [Read more...] about Be careful what you Wish For.
A phrase I have used with my boys many times whilst teaching them the importance of honesty and integrity. And as I prepare to set sail over the Atlantic to Chile, I find I am going deeper into this 5-letter word with a whole new set of emotions and a deeper awareness. You see, when we set out to create a vision for ourselves, our family and our businesses, we hire people to do … [Read more...] about Trust is like a Breadstick.
A few issues back I wrote about my enquiry into masculine and feminine energies, and the talk about past lives. Recently when my eldest son came out to visit me and we watched the film Assassin’s Creed; and it took my questioning to a whole other level. Now if you haven’t seen this film, then let me explain just a little bit about it before I go on. In the movie you have the … [Read more...] about ASSASSIN’S CREED.
Tapping Into Energies. By Dawn Bates Over the last few years talk of energies has been a hot topic, especially the masculine and the feminine; a subject I have been very interested to know about having always been a ‘Tom Boy’ and a leading woman in so many male-dominated environments socially and professionally. One of the questions which has been returning to me time … [Read more...] about Tapping Into Energies.
Watching the ripples over water is a beautiful thing. Seeing the ripple effect of a smile as you stand on stage sharing a motivational speech or watching the best man share a speech at a friend’s wedding is heart-warming. The ripple effect of the start of a Mexican wave at a sporting event or the lights come on over the town as dusk begins to fall. One good turn … [Read more...] about The Ripple Effect.
On a daily basis, we are faced with so many challenges, the ones in the physical world where we see pollutants dropped into the ocean, litter on the ground, single-use plastics being banned, global warming announcements and a whole lot more besides. We have warnings about mental health problems, physical health problems, schools issues, negative news stories filling our … [Read more...] about Environment is everything. Where to even begin?