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Thriving relationships

Relationships; without them we wouldn't survive as a species, or as people. I'm not just talking about couples here; relationships with family, friends and colleagues are paramount to our survival. A lot of research has gone into the impact of loneliness and the reason for this is that humans are built for interaction. So, on the … Continue reading Thriving relationships

How to feel a positive emotion whenever, wherever

https://youtu.be/QeD-6nlzzCY There are loads of ways you can change your emotional state. When you feel positive, you take positive action. One of my favourite ways is by anchoring (or linking) a positive emotion to an action, so that whenever you do that action you feel that emotion. This is an advanced technique which is very … Continue reading How to feel a positive emotion whenever, wherever

Mental Health Awareness Workshop

I am so to be delivering this mental health awareness workshop on 12th April, 1-4pm, Milton Keynes, in association with Coach Forever Limited, and right in the middle of #stressawarenessmonth too 😊 With one in four people diagnosed with a mental health problem each year (I wonder how many suffer in silence...) I think awareness … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Workshop

The Genius Groove: The New Science of Creativity – Dr Manjir Samanta-Laughton

Post-event update It was amazing having the author at the book club to grill answer our questions. Not only did she break the science down for us into something easy to understand, but she answered questions on how we could apply the concepts to our own lives. Also, it meant that I could sit back … Continue reading The Genius Groove: The New Science of Creativity – Dr Manjir Samanta-Laughton

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

Post-event update WE LOVED - the exercises spattered throughout the book which helped us manage our chimp. 5 points we got from the book 1.Rogers has summarised how the brain works by using a model - we have a chimp, a human and a computer which are all interacting tougher. The chimp is 5 times … 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

Post event update Brené Brown has spent years researching vulnerability, shame and how they relate to wholehearted living. You can see her speak about this on a video which has 'gone viral' here https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability. Daring Greatly in a nutshell: Vulnerability and shame are uncomfortable emotions, and we do an awful lot to avoid them. Building resilience … 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

Post event update: Start with Why was a book with a very important message - if you start with WHY you are doing something, everything else falls into place and decisions become a lot easier. For example, if Company XYZ has a mission to make the best THING to help customers with their BLAH, any … Continue reading Milton Keynes Personal and Professional Development Book Club – Start with Why – Simon Sinek