Do we need a god? Do we need to believe? This week we've been exploring the topic of spirituality and managing our thoughts and our special guest interview is with Buddhist nun Robina Courtin. In this segment of our interview, Deborah Hutton talks to Robina about whether we need a "higher purpose". Robina Courtin says the actual job in being a Buddhist or a religious … [Read more...] about How important is spirituality in our lives?
By Margie Warrell A friend’s mother recently died. Over the last few years she’d spent more and more time alone, inebriated, nursing a deepening and long-held resentment toward her ex-husband, and unwilling to confront the truth of her life: that she had, at least in part, driven him away and was responsible for her own loneliness and failing health. “How are you?” I asked my … [Read more...] about Dare To Live Your Bravest Life
Hands up all those in sales? It’s astonishing when I ask audiences this question to see how few raise their hands! Unless it is a sales team! We are ALL in sales of some sort! Whether it is ‘selling’ a product or an idea or having a conversation or convincing someone else to do what we want them to do – it’s all selling! As a physiotherapist, I used to have to sell … [Read more...] about This is why getting real about sales will make you more effective at your job
No matter what business you are in, there will be a time when you have to present some ideas to a group, your boss or colleagues – it’s your time to influence others. Or maybe you are presenting at a wedding or personal event – these secrets apply to any presentation you have to do anywhere to any number of people! Or they apply to a simple conversation you are having … [Read more...] about 12 Secrets No One Tells You About Being A Great Speaker
Spring heralds the return of more light, new life and the warmth of the sun after the cold of winter. It’s a time of great celebration for the days becomes longer and there is more light to enjoy all the wonders that life offers. The spring equinox, or vernal equinox (usually in the last week of September in Australia) is an astronomical event that occurs when the plane of … [Read more...] about Spring spiritual cleanse: 6 ways to celebrate the return of the light.