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Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – The Chimp Paradox – Prof Steve Rogers

Come and discuss this book on 17th April 2018, 7-9pm, Fountain Harvester, Milton Keynes. Comment below or email me to let me know you’re going to join. Event is free and new members are always welcome. Our book club is an informal discussion over food and drinks (both optional) where we discuss what we thought and … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – The Chimp Paradox – Prof Steve Rogers

Monthly Mindfulness Walks

"Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet" - Thich Nhath Hanh Every 3rd Thursday of the month 12-2pm, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes Next few dates: 15th February 15th March 19th April 17th May Please comment below to let me know you're coming, or email me on arti@innerconversations.org   Walking in nature & making connections with people are both great for the mind, body and soul. … Continue reading Monthly Mindfulness Walks

Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Daring Greatly – Brené Brown

Come and discuss this book on 13th March 2018, 7-9pm, Fountain Harvester, Milton Keynes. Comment below or email me to let me know you’re going to join. Event is free and new members are always welcome. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she studies courage, vulnerability, empathy, and shame. Her … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Daring Greatly – Brené Brown

Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Start with Why – Simon Sinek

Come and discuss this book on 13th February 2018, 7-9pm, Fountain Harvester, Milton Keynes Comment below or email me to let me know you're going to join. Event is free and new members are always welcome. Simon Sinek's recent video on 'The Millennial Question' went viral with over 150 million views. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hER0Qp6QJNU Start with Why is … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Start with Why – Simon Sinek

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We were at a party. I was feeling good. I was ready to dance with the party animal, talk to the shy person, have a giggle with the flirt. But people kept turning away from me. Crinkling their nose in disgust. Sighing. Tutting. I began to feel left out. My smile had turned into a … Continue reading Labels

Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl

Post event update: Man's       Come and discuss this book on 9th January 2018, 7-9pm, Fountain Harvester, Milton Keynes Click here to join. Event is free. To start the new year, this bestseller memoir and personal development book from Viktor E. Frankl who lived through the Auchwitz Concentration Camps and observed what differentiated those … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl

Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – One Small Step Can Change Your Life – The Kaizen Way – Robert Maurer

Again, an enjoyable discussion which I have summarised here. What is Kaizen? Kaizen is a process of improving a habit using very small steps. Small steps can lead to big changes. Kaizen disarms the brain’s fear response making change come more naturally. By asking small, gentle questions, we keep the fight-or-flight response in the ‘off’ … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – One Small Step Can Change Your Life – The Kaizen Way – Robert Maurer

Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – The subtle art of not giving a f*ck – Mark Manson

Post event update: We had a great discussion about the points made in this book, which we thought would be better titled 'the subtle art of carefully choosing what to give a f*ck about'. Points we discussed were: Mason's premise is that problems are inevitable, but that we can choose our problems by choosing what … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – The subtle art of not giving a f*ck – Mark Manson