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YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

February 8, 2010 – 3:05 pm |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Where do you see beauty? In a child’s beaming face, a sunrise, a sunset or in your work. The last one might be surprising but there will be beauty there. How you find that beauty …

Humour, Engagement and Positive Psychology

February 7, 2010 – 7:59 am | 3 Comments

We are experiencing a new wave of connection that is going to herald the way we do business from here on ! This new and positive way is contributing to both individual and team productivity as the following demonstrates. A productive workplace is created when we can engage with others in such a way that we support people to improve enthusiasm and morale, boost their individual performance and optimise their attitude. This degree of connection or engagement contributes to improved personal work satisfaction, creates a sense of belonging, and renewed confidence around engaging with others. This is across the board and includes peers, managers and clients alike.

The degree to which we can achieve this is based on our capacity to remain good humoured in the face of the life events that shape our experience. I should insert here I believe to be good humoured is to be appropriately responsive.

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

February 3, 2010 – 3:26 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Glenn Edley said, “To be successful, YOU have to decide what to do next.”
Do you make your own decisions about what to do next? Disregarding the “yes” that popped into your head take a minute …

Herb Scentsations

February 3, 2010 – 12:44 pm |

Did you know lavender can help in the treatment of dandruff? Or that thyme is said to help cure that dreaded ‘one too many’ hangover? Herbs can do so much more than just flavour stews …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

January 28, 2010 – 3:26 pm | 2 Comments
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

James Openheim said, “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.”
It seems a lot of put things off. We put off holidays, spending time with friends, rewards and …

The Honey Bee Revival: Sexy Sunflower Images (if you’re a bee)

January 27, 2010 – 8:04 am |

You Are the Gift

January 22, 2010 – 11:00 pm | 5 Comments

People often say to me, “I’d love to be living my passion but I don’t know what my passion is.“ How do you know what your unique gifts are?  That’s a great question.  And what …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

January 18, 2010 – 9:54 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

I recently read an article about a hero of mine, Chuck Yeager. Chuck defined flight for me because he broke the sound barrier at a time when other pilots thought the sound barrier was either …

Summer Solstice in Aotearoa – Photo Essay

December 27, 2009 – 1:51 pm |

Everything is abloom

San Pedro cactus thrust their flowers outwards at exactly Summer Solstice
the longest day and shortest night of the year

We think the ancestors of this Rata  Tree once stood where our house stands now

and …

Boxing Day – or Should I Say: New Potatoes Day

December 26, 2009 – 3:49 pm |

As I write, a pan of brand new potatoes, harvested a slender twenty minutes ago, are being boiled and then lightly sauteed into savory perfection with oil, garlic and onions. They’re for our Boxing …

Rainbow Healing & Learning Camp in Golden Bay

December 22, 2009 – 6:47 pm |

The Rainbow Healing and Learning Camp springs from a long tradition of education in healthy and conscientious lifestyles aimed at those who wish for inner healing. It is an exceptional opportunity …

I Have Come a Long Way Baby

December 20, 2009 – 5:06 pm |

It is so easy to turn away from our life difficulties. To turn our backs, put up walls and shields and hold fast, defenses up. It is much harder to turn those …

Creativity for Transformational Change

December 7, 2009 – 8:03 pm |

There exists a sacred space, a space created and held by Golden Bay visionary Trudi Fersterer. Every Wednesday morning during the school terms a group of women meet, myself included, to open up, tune in …