The tree of life: Who am I?

The tree of life: Who am I?

The ‘Tree of life’ is an exercise from David Denborough, which aims to create an empowered narrative of your life. It involves drawing/ painting a tree and reflecting on different aspects of yourself. Instructions First draw a tree. It can be any kind of tree but best...
Wisdom: knowledge for living

Wisdom: knowledge for living

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius Two women come to King Solomon both claiming to be the mother of the same child....
Choosing to express the best that is within you

Choosing to express the best that is within you

When facing into any situation one thing always lies within our control: How, or rather, who, we want to be. What happens in our lives is not always within our control but how we respond always is. We always get to choose the values we embody and express. Reflection...
Miracle on the Hudson: Values and strengths in action

Miracle on the Hudson: Values and strengths in action

Here is a story about strengths and resilience in action: On January 15, 2009, US airways flight 1549 took off from New York heading to Charlotte, North Carolina. Shortly after take-off, Captain Chelsey Sullenberger (known as ‘Sully’) radioed air traffic control to...