Into Minds

A Reflection of You

Minds Aligned - Friday, February 16, 2018

I’m often captured by the stories and metaphors that provide genuine insight or get us thinking about the human condition and the Mountain Story that follows - which I unfortunately haven’t been able to attribute an author to - is one such.  Read more »

Peace and Perception

Minds Aligned - Friday, February 09, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi said, “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.” As the leader of the non-violent Indian Independence movement against British rule, his life - and subsequent death by assassination - has inspired civil rights and freedom movements across the world.  Read more »


Minds Aligned - Friday, February 02, 2018

Last week Nick and I completed a personal/professional development program called Heartstyles.  It’s a version of a 360-degree feedback instrument that identifies how you view where you are in life compared with how others view that.  As you might imagine it provides insight and can be, for some, highly challenging depending on what you are expecting yet it offers the opportunity to understand more about ourselves, others’ perception of us and the changes we ‘d like to make in order to improve how we engage with the world. Read more »


Minds Aligned - Friday, January 26, 2018

I was listening to a radio program this morning about phobias.  Working with people with phobias from time to time means that I’m always keen to understand more about them and how people experience and get through them. Read more »

Sleep On It

Minds Aligned - Friday, January 19, 2018

Nick gave me a Fitbit for Christmas (yes, it was on my list!) and one of the interesting things it measures is your sleep pattern and looking at mine each morning has been interesting.   Read more »

Time and Technology

Minds Aligned - Friday, January 12, 2018

There seems to be a battle running between older generations and the new gen regarding the use of time and technology and it’s interesting to observe.   Read more »


Minds Aligned - Friday, January 05, 2018

Here we are at the start of a fresh new year and maybe life is starting to return to ‘normal’ after the holidays, breaks, time off and celebrations.  What are your hopes and dreams for 2018?  That may depend on what happened in 2017 but it is likely to mean more of the same; same way of life, work, habits, hobbies etc unless something happens to change all that.  Read more »

Detox Anyone?

Minds Aligned - Saturday, December 30, 2017

If you’re reading this you have survived Christmas and can breathe a sigh of relief!  It also means that New Year’s celebrations may now be on your mind; where you’ll be, who you’ll spend it with or maybe you’ll just choose a to spend the evening with a good book enjoying a quiet night in and go to bed early.  Read more »

Feeling Festive?

Minds Aligned - Friday, December 22, 2017

At this time of year it can be easy to come down with festive ‘fluenza’.  It’s highly contagious, often costly and may be brought on by large crowds doing last minute Christmas gift shopping, over-stimulated children, panic buying of groceries and going anywhere that sells seafood …! Read more »

Enemy Within?

Minds Aligned - Saturday, December 16, 2017

You may recognise that you can be very hard on yourself at times and often much harder on yourself than others; it can manifest in various ways and become a harmful ritual if it continues.  Do you recognise yourself in any of these examples?   Read more »