What if growth were an inward not outward direction?

What if growth were an inward not outward direction?

in meditation practice, the best way to get somewhere is to let go of trying to get anywhere at all – Jon Kabat-Zinn I’ve been writing and thinking a lot about personal growth recently. In general, I’m quite a growth-minded person. I like to think I’m achieving, getting somewhere, improving. The idea that growth might […]

On goal setting. Make sure they’re truly your own.

On goal setting. Make sure they’re truly your own.

I remember a teacher once saying, during a yoga class, “something in you shifts once you can balance your weight in your hands”. And a fellow student on my yoga teacher training course confirmed learning to do a handstand feels amazing, like you can do anything. I’m sure this is true. I also know that […]

Am I an entrepreneur? On growing your own story

Am I an entrepreneur? On growing your own story

When I was at school there was some special event/series of workshops held for young entrepreneurs. There may have been some sort of competition. I remember hearing about it in assembly, and leaflets being given out in form time. Some of my friends definitely applied, the high achievers with lots of confidence. I definitely did […]

Happy September & what this Autumn holds for me

Happy September & what this Autumn holds for me

It’s September! I love the turn of the seasons from summer to autumn; bright glowing sun, to gentle hues of russet red and orange. I’ve been feeling the anticipation of this month for a while. Sensing the subtle aroma of autumn on the breeze, delighting in the transition of the trees. If spring is a […]