10 Key Qualities of Resilient Professionals

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“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,  but in rising every time we fall.”  – Nelson Mandela  There are many aspects of life that fall outside of our control.  Our daily experience delivers the unexpected and the unwanted, as well…

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Being Kind When You Don’t Feel Like It

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“In life you can never be too kind or too fair; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth…

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Mindfulness in the Garden

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“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin Wherever you look within your life, there will…

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Jumping Ship or Stuck in A Rut? Help is Here!

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In the last months of my career as a Barrister there were signs telling me that something was off in my life. I was feeling less and less inspired by the content of my work, even though I still found the…

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Tips for Quieting A Noisy Mind

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“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the whole earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life. Don’t be attached to the…

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7 Daily Practices For Self-Love

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“If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” ~ Barbara De Angelis We need to give…

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Being Present: Letting Go of The Past

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“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realise that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” ~ Steve Maraboli, ‘Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience We must…

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Wellbeing: How to Sleep Well

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“Having peace, happiness, and healthiness is my definition of beauty. And you can’t have any of that without sleep.” – Beyoncé A good night’s sleep is so important to our wellbeing. This fact is likely not new information to you;…

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Summer Mindfulness

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“In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Summer is the perfect time for mindfulness. Summer comes with a natural…

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Presentation Secrets of a Barrister

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Mastering Your Craft In this article, International Mindfulness Advocate and former Civil Law Barrister, Neil Seligman considers five key qualities of the accomplished public speaker: 1. Poise We are told so often that we must be confident that the word…

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