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Thriving relationships

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Monthly Mindfulness Walks

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. [...]

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

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 [...]