The Power Of Solitude: Exploring The Deep Impact Of Spending Time Alone

The Power Of Solitude: Exploring The Deep Impact Of Spending Time Alone Sometimes, to have success you may need to go away for a while – alone.  What may be one person’s nemesis could become your bliss.  Being alone and feeling lonely are two completely different things.  It’s possible for 2 people to feel lonelier … Continue reading The Power Of Solitude: Exploring The Deep Impact Of Spending Time Alone

If You Thought YOU Were In Control, Think Again!

Getting To Know Your Overlooked And Under-estimated Subconscious Mind We live with the illusion that we are running our lives through the wishes, desires and aspirations created by our conscious thoughts.   However, neuroscience has established that our conscious mind is in charge, at best, only 5% of the time and that the programming installed in … Continue reading If You Thought YOU Were In Control, Think Again!

Humanity Living In Ignorance

Getting To Know Your Overlooked And Under-estimated Subconscious Mind When you begin to feel dissatisfied with what you may have been doing for many years, and you find yourself driven to make a difference, what’s most important to understand is who you want to become in order for you to make that positive impact.   Understanding and connecting with your subconscious mind will … Continue reading Humanity Living In Ignorance

The Truth Behind Disruptive Events And How To Manage Them

For the last few months, all over the world, disruptive events have been taking place.  Some may go as far as saying, degenerative too.   While my summer has certainly been disrupted and disruptive on many levels, I refuse to buy into an assumption that it is necessarily degenerative.   What if we took a different view of the … Continue reading The Truth Behind Disruptive Events And How To Manage Them

The 13 Key Differences Between A Boutique Business Retreat And Other Business Retreats

Red and yellow orchid flower at Being At The Cottage boutique business retreat

The word ‘boutique’ originates from the French, meaning a small shop selling fashionable clothing and accessories.  More recently it has also come to mean a small company that offers highly specialised services in a specific area. It goes without saying that at a boutique business retreat the surroundings are stunning, the food is delicious, and we have hand-picked … Continue reading The 13 Key Differences Between A Boutique Business Retreat And Other Business Retreats

How The Brain Makes Creative Solutions

‘The evidence that the brain responds to events that do not appear in consciousness is overwhelming’.  The Wayward Mind - Guy Claxton I know that when I want to find solutions to puzzles or get into a creative flow, I need to access a different state of mind – make my brain work in a different … Continue reading How The Brain Makes Creative Solutions