Lockdown, this is what I miss …

Image by Alexander Fradellafra from Pixabay I miss the live event Before the lockdown I’d regularly see live music, and I love live music. Seeing the bands up close, being part of a group, all sharing the same experience. Occasional trips to the theatre too. I’d never been interested in the NT Live shows at the cinema – … Continued

Clearing

Sometimes you come across a poem and it resonates with where we are. We can worry, and fret, or we can embrace the now … and wait for direction to come to us. A baby step, a thought, a possibility. That could be enough, for now. Do not try to save The whole world Or … Continued

Newsletter 5 May 2020

On Wednesday, 7th May, the full moon is in Taurus. This is known as the Super Flower Moon, called this because it accompanies springtime’s colourful blooms and the last supermoon until April 2021. I saw the one back in February and it was wonderful, so I’ll be out tomorrow night. Since my Vision Quest, I’ve … Continued

You Don’t Need To Do Anything

“When we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey”. Wendell Berry I’m industrious, I like to be busy, and fill my days …but when I leave this to one side and take time … Continued

Happy Beltane

Beltane (1st May) is the Celtic summer festival. A time when we enter the bright half of the year. It’s seen as a time for feasts and fairs, and travel between the worlds. A time of fertility and sexuality. The land is fertile and a time to plant seeds. Could we be planting seeds? Doing … Continued

The Importance of Call Centre Technology While Working From Home

I’ve been thinking about people working from home, from the business point of view. Providing staff with the option to work from home, be it under extraordinary (such as now with the COVID-19 pandemic) or ordinary circumstances, should not impact your company’s bottom line. If you have adequate and powerful software that can be accessed virtually, … Continued

We need a self-care plan

None of us has been in this situation before. Quarantine has disrupted our daily rituals – from the shower and getting ready to leave our home, to the way we relax at the end of the day.  It’s taking away our vitality, and shortly I’ll make some suggestions on how to regain this. There is … Continued

My Vision Quest – 9 months on

9 months ago, I went on a Vision Quest.  A time out of your daily life “We must all follow our vision quest to discover ourselves, and to find our relationship with the world around us”. It was truly life changing.  Whilst on the solo fast you can write in a journal and every 3 … Continued

Don’t lie on your CV

Do you embellish your CV? A lot of people do. And men do it more than women. if you are tempted, beware! 51% of employers said that they would automatically dismiss a candidate if they found a candidate had lied on their CV. The Lies we tell on resumes, courtesy of Background Checks.org

Job Search in the Corona Virus, part 2

Last week I wrote a blog post on Job Searching In The Corona Virus Crisis. A couple of updates to this prompted by one of my clients who has just received a job offer with the whole assessment process done online. She reminded me of a blog post I’d written back in 2016, so coming … Continued