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
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 was having lunch with the girls recently and noticed that there were many other tables of women of varying age and group size out to lunch also. Lunch with the girls is a ritual, something we are initiated into at a very early age and continue on until we can’t anymore. We lunch in … Continued
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!
What is the one thing we women do really well when it comes to sorting issues and building relationship? Lunch. We do lunch. I have written about this previously in a story titled The Fellowship of Females. Lunch with our mates (often referred to as tribe) whether just one other or 20 others is something … Continued
I love mosaics as a metaphor for life. Think about it. Mosaics is the bringing together of broken pieces to create something whole and beautiful. How fabulous that a creative activity not only feeds your soul (spiritual, emotional, social wellness), but also produces a beautiful piece to enhance your home (environmental). I love that working … Continued
MAGIC OF MOSAICS 2020 Season – OPEN SHED Session The Magic of Mosaics season is almost upon us. We operate in Toodyay Time, which is April through to end of October. The Shed will re-open on Wednesday, April 1 and is offering its new format of 3-hour open sessions. This means you can attend a … Continued
MOSIACS WORKSHOP for beginnersThe Magic of Mosaics beginner workshop enables you to explore your creative wellness (one of the 9-dimensions of wellness) while providing opportunity to appreciate the benefits of being mindful. That is, enjoying the present moment, and stilling your mind. Not only do you create a beautiful mosaic piece to take home with you to enjoy always, you get to feed your soul through experiencing the peace and relaxation this activity provides. This is a day workshop (10am – 4pm) and includes a tapas style range of local produce and beverages to keep you hydrated and nourished through-out the day. Expand your wellness day out and treat yourself further by catching the AvonLink train service. Leaving from the East Perth Train Station, you can enjoy the beauty of the Avon Valley via the scenic rail route; a glorious journey. Make your AvonLink Rail Service bookings through the TransWA web site.
FOR SALE: Mosaic Table – SOLD (table top) Refurbished vintage wrought iron table 1680 x 920 rectangle shape. Pick up from Toodyay. Contact Di for more information.
FOR SALE: Mosaic Table Refurbished vintage wrought iron table 800 round shape, coffee table height. $970.00 Pick up from Toodyay. Contact Di for more information.
FOR SALE: Mosaic Table Refurbished vintage wrought iron table 800 round shape. $1270.00 Pick up from Toodyay. Contact Di for more information.
Artists express themselves through their art, whatever that art form may be, and many create a signature style that is recognised immediately. Painters, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol are two that spring to mind. You can just about always pick their style and will hear their pieces spoken about as ‘that’s a Picasso or that’s … Continued
– OPEN Shed SessionsThe MAGIC OF MOSAICS Shed is now offering 3-hour OPEN SHED sessions so you can feed your creative around any small projects that take your fancy at any time of the year. We very much look forward to creating some mosaic magic with you. ** Bookings essential and by appointment – Contact Di. Check out our BULK pre-purchase discount options. Learn more and stay connected with us through our Lifelong Learning facebook page @lifelonglearningtoodyay ————————————————————-
Experience the benefits of being in the ‘flow’ while you create a beautiful mosaic piece of your choice.
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Social wellness is the ability to interact with people around you. It involves using good communications skills, having meaningful relationships, respecting yourself and others, and creating a solid support system that includes family and friends. Coupled with emotional wellness, social wellness equips us to engage with people at all levels and resolve issues along the … Continued