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
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.
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
Many years ago, my (then) team and I sat down to brain-storm what we thought Lifelong Learning (me, as a person and a business) was all about. I remember it well because my very good friend and colleague Mary (who sadly died last year), was pushing me to identify what was important in terms of … Continued
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
The occupational YOU means being able to identify your skills, abilities, and interests in order to incorporate them into your life’s work. Being willing to continually learn and explore many career options keeps you flexible and able to respond to different economic cycles. Being a lifelong learner opens new possibilities for finding talents, interests, and … 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!
I love to ponder life, love, the universe, all its mysteries and the lessons to be learned. I have always hung out in that learning and development space providing training and coaching, predominantly to the corporate sector. My strength is adding my ‘take’ on standard learning around leadership, people and communication. I always said my … Continued
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
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
Our recent 9 Dimensions of Wellness Starter Workshop was absolutely fabulous. The participants chose the AvonLink Train Service as their preferred mode of travel and enjoyed the scenic and relaxing journey through the Avon Valley. The train leaves from the East Perth terminal where plenty of parking is available, then you hop on, kick back … Continued
Learning is the key to enabling potential Your potential, is yours. What you do, how you achieve, the choices you make, are all yours. From the moment we are born, we are learning. Some of those learnings provide a better grounding for life than others, but nevertheless we are constantly learning. Alvin Toffler says ‘the … Continued
FEEDBACK … of course… where was your head at? Feedback is the key to us truly gaining a sense of who we are, by validating our view of Self through others. This is equally important in both a personal and professional setting. “Mirror, mirror on the wall; do I see me warts and all?” I … Continued
Workshops and Tour Events are held in the beautiful Town of Toodyay, located approximately 85k out of Perth. A relaxed train journey on the AvonLink service will get you to and from the session where you will enjoy sumptuous house-made food along with bottomless cups of organic leaf tea to keep you hydrated. Our very … Continued