Stillness

  To truly get in touch with our emotions, requires a certain level of being able to be still, motionless. Like the eye in the middle of the storm, we must shut off the raging cyclone of the external stimuli. Only in the silence we can tune in to read our internal compass, which connects us to our emotions. To cultivate the silence we need to learn to manoeuvre our way through the frazzled chaos that is becoming an everyday norm within our society. When we are bombarded with noise, constant motion and the busy-ness of life, it is no wonder we become exhausted. To find our way into stillness and calm we need to become more centred and focused. It is through being still that we find the antidote against exhaustion and start to regain our tranquility. “The...

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Emotions

  Emotional intelligence has a direct impact on the level of happiness we experience in our life and vice-versa. Happiness is but one example of our emotions. Through understanding and getting in touch with our own emotions, we are better able to communicate more openly with others and have deeper, more meaningful connections. This improves the wellbeing of others and our selves. There has been so much on-going research and debate regarding the definition of our emotional spectrum over the ages. In 300BC Aristotle identified the following emotions: anger; mildness; love; enmity (hate); fear; confidence; shame/shamelessness; benevolence; pity, indignation, envy, emulation and contempt. In 1872 Charles Darwin was the first to write that humans express emotions...

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GROWTH

Setting goals, achieving them and celebrating the victory is really about challenging the status quo. After all, the reason why we set goals is to improve our current situation, aspiring for better – better work, better relationships, better outcomes! Through effective goal setting we develop, learn new skills and improve not only our own lot but also our organizations. The drive to self-actualization stimulates our own well-being and also has a ripple effects that contributes to the improvement of our organizations, our families, our communities, our world! When we stand still our society also stagnates as a by-product. Investing time and effort in our personal growth is vital to creating and sustaining a thriving global community. As we open up our own horizons...

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Healing the Soul

Walking along the shore on soft sand is therapeutic. You can feel the sun and the salt water and the warm sands restoring power.  Healing our soul is important in order to live a happy life full of compassion, love and peace.  When our soul is fragmented, we live in fear and anxiety. We are easily overwhelmed and distracted from our goals and purpose. Take the time to build your soul.  Soul building is a quest. It requires pursuit and attentiveness. It is not something that just happens. However, it is not difficult to pursue. Here are some tips that support soul healing. Tips on Healing the Soul 1. Spend time alone in nature. Connecting to nature cultivates spiritual wholeness. The sunrise in the horizon warms our soul and is a reminder to us of the days promise...

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