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2017 the Year for Conscious Change

My fire crackles in the grate, its warmth creating the cosy atmosphere in which I can easily and gently reflect on the year just past. The energy of this New Year 2017 is yet in its infancy and Christmas decorations still adorn the doors, windows and shelves of our home. There is always a certain…

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13 Billion Questions

Tonight all across Ireland, many parents are unable to sleep, fearful of the morning which will bring another day of worry and stress about losing their home, or feeding their children, or paying an electricity bill, or finding some work, or finding somewhere safe for themselves and their children to sleep,  or paying for their…

The Power of a Thought in Action

Yesterday morning I woke up and while doing my few minutes of conscious reflection on life and what is happening in the World. I felt strongly not to just let those thoughts fade but to actively do something to connect with others around the World, with a focus on creating, Peace, Love, Equality, Inclusion, Justice…

Brexit: Conscious Reflections

With many across Britain, Europe and the World still reeling from the UK Brexit vote to LEAVE the EU. My mind is focused on where things can go from here?. This decision presents a major challenge that calls for the very best in leadership which, as this tattered garment starts to unravel, looks more and…

A Conscious View: Irish Politics where to from here?

In exploring how we ‘Create Conscious Societies’ we must also consider how we do Conscious Politics, because the two go hand in hand. In doing so we are brought into a new focus of how we respect and value people. Just as in how we create, live in and share our communities with each other,…

Conscious Change and the Question of Irish Politics

Reflecting on the recent elections here in Ireland and the resulting fragmented results. I have been thinking about the way we in Irish society now define politics and the common characteristics that we give politicans. In the main when we think of politics and ‘politicians’ we equate it and them with croynism, dishonesty and self…

OUR ‘UNREPEATABLE UNIQUENESS’

Over many years in my talks, seminars and workshops in schools, colleges, communities, businesses,organisations, and in one to one consultations, a key theme has been about consciously embracing and celebrating our ‘unrepeatable uniqueness.’ Why has this been such an important area to share insights with others? It is, because both in my own life and…

Imagining Compassionate Societies

The scenes over the past few days of thousands of people walking for miles and sitting bewildered on railway stations of European Cities, could not but move our hearts to the very fibre of our being. However, of course the scenes we viewed told only a fraction of the awful and horrible experiences that so…

Learning from Life’s ‘Curve Balls’

We have all had them ‘The curve ball’  when we are going through life with an eye on where we want to go and generally feeling good about things. WHEN! suddenly we encounter a problem, situation or new circumstance which derails us or stops us in our tracks. This can happen when we are planning…

Who Did You Say That I Am?

We live in and are part of a ‘Global Village’ where the flow of information is so fast and furious it can seem some times to be in a free fall and we with it. Global modes of communication across the internet, social media forums and training platforms opens us up to a variety of…