Part 3 – 6 Shortcuts To Insights And Inspiration

What Makes A Boutique Business Retreat? Packing your vision and leaving the rest behind to spend time alone.  Here are elements 5 and 6 of what makes a boutique business retreat and this blog wraps up the last of the fundamental elements that define Being At The Cottage. In all, there are 6 fundamental elements that make … Continue reading Part 3 – 6 Shortcuts To Insights And Inspiration

Part 2 – 6 Shortcuts To Insights And Inspiration

What Makes A Unique Business Retreat?  Packing your vision, leaving the rest behind and spending time alone.  These are elements 3 and 4 of what makes a unique business retreat. In all, there are 6 fundamental elements that make Graig Ddu – The Cottage In The Forest a unique business retreat. Three are synonymous with … Continue reading Part 2 – 6 Shortcuts To Insights And Inspiration

4 Good Reasons To Talk To An Intelligent Stranger

Being At The Cottage is about using the power of spending time alone to develop something extraordinary. However, in order to add perspective and depth to that experience, the time spent alone is enhanced by conversations.   But calling them conversations doesn’t really do justice to what can happen when two people sit down and … Continue reading 4 Good Reasons To Talk To An Intelligent Stranger

The Essence Of The Boutique Business Retreat

‘What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows.’                 W H Davies 1911 It’s over100 years since W H Davies wrote those words, and most of us are now hurtling through life so … Continue reading The Essence Of The Boutique Business Retreat

5 Reasons To Take A Digital Detox In The Pursuit Of Something Extraordinary

When we separate ourselves from the white noise of our work environment, relinquishing the digital gadgetry that props us up, curious and wonderful things happen. 

6 Things You Need To Know About Your Subconscious … And Why They Matter

Developing the relationship with your subconscious will give you the edge you need to succeed.  The more you can connect with your subconscious the more extraordinary results and eureka moments it will give you. Thing No 1 - Giving you the edge you need As you pursue something extraordinary, accessing the hidden seams of inspiration … Continue reading 6 Things You Need To Know About Your Subconscious … And Why They Matter

Why Getting Away From It All Unleashes Creative Solutions

When our mind is free of stimulation, we are in the best position to produce some of the finest problem-solving and creative solutions that it can generate.  By allowing the mind to relax and wander, we activate the brain’s default mode network, which is essential for creativity. Create: ‘Bring something into existence’ – Oxford English Dictionary ‘To evolve from one's own thought or imagination’ … Continue reading Why Getting Away From It All Unleashes Creative Solutions