I love Fridays, and not because it’s the last day of the work week for most of us. As any working parent knows weekends and days off merely signal a change of tasklist! No – I like Fridays because it’s Law of Detachment day in Deepak Chopra’s, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success the day on which I was first introduced to the strangely comforting concept of the ‘wisdom of uncertainty’.Continue Reading
I’d never heard of the Reticular Activation System (RAS) before being introduced to the concept at an Empowering Communication Program (ECP) I undertook at The Radiant Group in Sydney few years back. It was explained to me as the system in the brain that manages, among many other things, the ability to focus attention and the filtering of information between the conscious and unconscious mind. When you focus your attention on something the brain, being the highly efficient little organ it is, filters the myriad of data received each day and passes on the information that seems relevant.Continue Reading
As far as years go 2003 was my family’s annus horribilis. After struggling with her health for some years, one of my best friends quite unexpectedly died in her sleep. Shortly afterward George Bush ‘shocked and awed’ the world by invading Iraq – again. A few months later my mother died after a very short bout with cancer. Around the same time as Mum left us, the business my husband and I run went into general administration.