Thursday , 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: relationships

Books For Understanding

Books to explore Understanding

Undersatnding Exposure by Bryan Peterson With more than 350,000 copies sold, Understanding Exposure has demystified the complex concepts of exposure for countless photographers. Now updated with current technologies, more than one hundred new images, and an all-new chapter, this new edition will inspire you more than ever to free yourself from “auto” and create the pictures you truly want. In ... Read More »

Delayed Gratification


Until recently, I haven’t ever been very good at delaying gratification; but I realised that part of what was holding me back in life was my impatience and my negative mindset about it and so I started to work on it. Good things come to those who wait You see I always saw delayed gratification as DENIAL or feared that ... Read More »

False economies and generosity


I can feel my adrenaline levels escalating.  This process of cleansing which I thought would be quite straight forward, albeit requiring a little discipline, is proving to be a monster. Tackling my inbox yesterday was really arduous and today my inbox is already stuffed with content from a whole range of different people.  It is going to take time to work through ... Read More »

Connecting to Confidence a conversation with Lyn Sykes

Podcast Confidence Lyn Sykes

Co-Founder of THE Rural Woman Rebel Black speaks with Lyn Sykes, communication specialist and farm succession pioneer. Together they explore questions including: 1. How would you describe or define confidence? 2. How have you seen lack of confidence show up in people’s behaviour (in your work) and what impact does it have (eg on decision making, on communication) 3. How ... Read More »

Preparing for Love through understanding


Preparing for Modern Day Love and a partnership commitment as we mature are based on different priorities and emotions than before. When we arrive at this juncture in our biography relationship happiness now becomes a major focus of what we want a relationship to bring us. “What does relationship and happiness look like?” and “What qualities are required in another ... Read More »

Controversially You – Your Best Decision In Business


Relationships in business – and in life are critical. Without them, frankly, you don’t have a business…or a life. And there is so much literature and education out there teaching you HOW to do this…how to ‘do’ relationships that is…but is it helping? Do you still feel misunderstood? Do you still struggle with relationships? Is communication continually an issue for ... Read More »

Understand your just not funny!

That's not funny.

Is there such thing as just not funny or is it totally subjective?  My recent post about depth and meaning in conversation has converged with another topic which fascinates me – the role of humour in conversation and what happens when humour is not your thing. My husband, and I have quite different views on humour.  Often he will comment ... Read More »

Evolution through conversation

We evolve through conversation

“We evolve through conversation”, what a delicious thought. As a child and teenager I used to love having D and Ms (deep and meaningful conversations). I would seek them out at every opportunity. It often made me feel like a misfit. At parties friends would be “having fun” with light hearted flippancy but for me a good night was measured by ... Read More »

Which wolf are you choosing to feed?

two wolves

A Cherokee elder was teaching his children about life.  He said to them, “A terrible fight is going on inside me.  It is a fight between two wolves.  One is the wolf of joy, love, hope, kindness and compassion.  The other is the wolf of fear, anger, cynicism, indifference and greed.  The same fight is going on inside of you ... Read More »

Gossip and the Right of Reply


As social beings we must experience interactions with others.  The intention, obviously, is to make these interactions rewarding and fulfilling.  Encounters that feed the soul.  But what happens when an interaction or action, something you say or do in the company of one person gets passed on in a modified form in someone else’s interactions down the track.  When you make ... Read More »

Skip to toolbar