I spruik myself as being the ‘communications queen’ given I have been observing, researching and practising communication techniques for many, many years. I have come to realise the culprit for most angst in life is communication; either the lack of it or the miscommunication of it. Most people believe because they have two ears that … Continued
I AM capable, I AM resilient, I AM successful, I AM a money magnet, I AM safe, I AM loved ♥ Is there something you are puzzling over right now? Not sure what to do? Is there something that is making you toss and turn at night? Something you are worried about? Let me assure … Continued
Journal Book CharmsThese beautiful bespoke book charms are available to add magic and charm to your Spells for Wellness Journals. They can be purchased separately or with a Journal.
A Wellness Workshop Start: 10:30am – Finish: 1:30pm followed by lunch. Conscious Conversations underpin everything we do in life. This workshop will enable you to learn about communicating authentically and effectively. You will explore the components involved in great (conscious) conversations while participating in many over a sumptuous long table learning lunch. Learning to communicate authentically, that is, being conscious and mindful (present) is one of the best skill sets anyone can hold. This session will set you off on the path to better understanding YOU, while creating the ability to participate in fabulous conversations (even ones, that may at first seem tough). This event runs over 3 ½ hours; it includes a sumptuous lunch and Conversation workbook. For those that like to explore, learn and journal the Spells for Wellness Journal is available for purchase.
I got home last night to find my little dog missing. He is a Shih Tzu x Poodle with a gregarious personality. I built a perimeter fence for the very reason of keeping my animals (chooks and dogs) in and providing them safe opportunity to free roam. I felt a little panicked when I checked … Continued
Keeping a journal, writing down how you feel is wonderful therapy when embarking on a program of learning, change, and personal development. It is very powerful to get the thoughts out of our heads and onto paper for ongoing analysis and clarity. Simply bottling up or constantly thinking about ‘things’ can overwhelm us to the … Continued
A Wellness WorkshopStart: 10:30am – Finish: 3:45pm
“To journal is to provide clarity of thought.”
~ Di Granger, Lifelong LearningThis is a Journaling Circle, a workshop that will introduce you to the wonderful activity of journaling as a creative, spiritual, emotional and intellectual pursuit. It will provide opportunity for you to ‘be in the moment’ and experience mindfulness, a key ingredient for resilience. Journaling provides a mechanism to off-load your thoughts and feelings in a relaxed and safe setting. It’s safe, because it’s all about you. You write, draw, doodle, share as much or as little as you want. Contact Di to chat more.
Learn about Self: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)®This is a fun and engaging workshop, held in one of the many magnificent Toodyay historical venues with fabulous local produce put together by our local talented foodies. The workshops combine great learning content and great food and beverage to set your mind, body and soul on fire! The thing about the MBTI® is it provides insights into questions such as – have you ever wondered why you immediately hit it off with some people and find others challenging or difficult? The MBTI® is a personality assessment that indicates psychological preferences in how we perceive the world and make decisions. It came about through the work of Katharine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myer. They wanted a tool that would make the work of Psychologist Carl Gustav Jung useful in everyday life … and they nailed it!
Kicking off on April 10 just after Easter, all the Lifelong Learning favourites are back again for the 2021 season: (1) Magic of Mosaics: Beginner Workshop is potentially your starting point. It is designed to get your creative juices flowing and start you on your mosaic-ing journey. I know that sounds a little cliché but … Continued
It provides opportunity for you to ‘be in the moment’ and experience mindfulness, a key ingredient for creating clarity and resilience. Journaling provides a mechanism to off-load your thoughts and feelings in a relaxed, safe environment, while the activity of mosaics allows you to experience the calm, still state of mindfulness.
A Wellness Day-OutExperience the MAGIC of Mosaics and Mindfulness Start: 9:30am – Finish: 3:45pm This Workshop will introduce you to the wonderful activities of mosaics and journaling as a creative, spiritual, emotional and intellectual pursuit.
NEW for 2021 Season The Lifelong Learning TEA-House opened this Season in April and is serving up TEAS and TREATS in Toodyay. Our TEA House Tables will truly make a trip to the country a magical moment of mosaic musings. Imagine the quiet and still of an idyllic country setting, sipping organic teas, savouring nourishing … Continued
Intellectual wellness involves your ability to think clearly and realistically. You are informed and subscribe to the notion of lifelong learning. That is, you understand that one crack at learning doesn’t serve you forever, so even after you leave school or graduate university you seek out opportunities to learn, formally and informally. You are able … Continued
This is the vintage recording by Earl Nightingale, circa 1950’s. It is one of the best motivational pieces I have had the pleasure of being introduced to. Please take the time to listen, it is certainly worth it! Happy Learning!
WANDER OUT YONDER to the gorgeous historic Town of Toodyay — and enjoy a series of Wellness experiences in your own back yard. Lifelong Learning is all about the mind-body experience when it comes to exploring wellness. We use a model of 9-dimensions of well-being as a point of focus when it feels like life … Continued
Every time I facilitate a Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) workshop I am always delighted at just how useful it is as a methodology for understanding Self. It came about through the work of Katharine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myer. They wanted a tool that would make the work of Psychologist Carl Gustav … Continued
The 9-Dimensions of Wellness is about exploring the Magic of the mind-body connection. I came across a model that looks at wellness through a multi-faceted lens many years ago and the concept has stayed with me from that moment on. The model isn’t attributable to any one researcher, however it forms the basis of a … Continued