THE MODERN WOMAN

No matter how busy you feel, please take time to watch this TEDx talk by Dr. Libby Weaver. Libby is Australasia’s leading nutritional biochemist and her approach to the health and well-being of the modern woman is beautifully and honestly pitched. Yes, it is true, the modern woman is undergoing a crisis which is wreaking havoc onContinue reading “THE MODERN WOMAN”

DO SCHOOLS KILL CREATIVITY?

This is yet another passionate and informative TED talk. Here, Sir Ken Robinson discusses the importance of cultivating our natural born creativity – that deep innate capacity we are all born with is vital to life, not only for ourselves but also for economic and cultural reasons. It is very sad but very true thatContinue reading “DO SCHOOLS KILL CREATIVITY?”

Video: FEAR AS AN AMAZING GIFT

This TED talk is another favourite of mine. Novelist Karen Thompson Walker offers an interesting way of reading and listening to fear – rather than something negative and disadvantageous, she suggests we use fear as a tool to offer wisdom, insight and truth: Our fears are an amazing gift of the imagination … a way of glimpsingContinue reading “Video: FEAR AS AN AMAZING GIFT”

Video: VULNERABILITY & SHAME

If you haven’t already seen this thought-provoking TED talk by Brené Brown, please set aside 20 minutes today to watch and absorb. Really engaging lecture on what she deems “the epidemic of shame” in our culture, and how we can rethink, and reprogram the way we deal with feelings of shame in our lives: IContinue reading “Video: VULNERABILITY & SHAME”