mental health

Tips for Tackling Crippling Concerns and Anxiety

Tips for Tackling Crippling Concerns and Anxiety 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” – C. H. Spurgeon Life is full of genuine worry and anxiety. Indeed, worry and anxiety are essential indicators for our bodies. But, there is…

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Can A Day Off Be Productive and Restful?

Can A Day Off Be Productive and Restful? 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“It couldn’t last. Everyone was just killing time. But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them.” – Michael Grant I don’t know about you, but sometimes, even though we are all entitled to a…

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Poetry From Esalen

Poetry From Esalen 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

Wisdom and Nonsense In Equal Measure Well, I think I needed that! There is a depth of personal healing and permission in some places that simply aren’t available anywhere else. For me, that place is the Esalen Institute on the…

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6 Tips for Tackling Fear

6 Tips for Tackling Fear 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela   Fear, anxiety, stress… they come…

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How Imagination Breeds Happiness

How Imagination Breeds Happiness

How Imagination Breeds Happiness 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. – Gloria Steinem Imagination is something we tend to associate with children. Unless you are in a stereotypically imaginative…

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Make Yourself at Home… At Work

Make Yourself at Home… At Work 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Home is not a place, it’s a feeling.” – Anonymous Working in an office-based job is a very different idea from what it was only a few years ago. No surprise there. The world of work and the world…

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Why I Sit_ Lessons From Silence

Why I Sit: Lessons From Silence

Why I Sit: Lessons From Silence 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

There seems to be almost a Universal push/pull between human beings and silence. Whenever I talk about my silent retreat experiences it is often met by a really interesting combination of energies. There is a mix of desire, excitement and…

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Conscious Leadership_ Reviewing Your Workplace Environment

Conscious Leadership: Reviewing Your Workplace Environment

Conscious Leadership: Reviewing Your Workplace Environment 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John Maxwell Conscious leadership is not always easy. There are many facets to pulling it off successfully. When we put it down to basics,…

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The End of War

The End of War

The End of War 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

As another war commences, led by a petulant prideful man who has failed himself, his nation and the world, it is time for us all to take this travesty as another cue to collectively raise our game. For a war…

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Resilience Coping with the Winter Blues

Resilience: Coping with the Winter Blues

Resilience: Coping with the Winter Blues 1920 1080 The Conscious Professional

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”- Edith Sitwel Winter, especially the part of the season…

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