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.
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.
Indulge in some Magic of Mosaics and create a beautiful mosaic critter that sits on a piece of Toodyay history. Critters ‘n’ Conversations is a workshop held at Lifelong Learning in Toodyay, just over an hour from the Perth CDB. You will be immersed in magic, mindfulness and mosaics for 2-3 hours that always creates … Continued
Spells are a way of calling on a higher Deity to assist us to achieve what we most want from life. I am a firm believer that we become what we think about, so therefore I think a lot about how grateful I am; how happy I am; and how I can continue to ensure … Continued
It’s a sign! Yes. Yes, it is. Literally and figuratively. There is something very appealing about mosaics. It’s not just the finished product, which of course is very pleasing to the eye, it’s potentially a metaphor for life. Think about it. Mosaics … is the bringing together of broken pieces to create something whole and … 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: 2:45pm
“To journal is to provide clarity of thought.”
~ Di Granger, Lifelong LearningThis Workshop 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, safe environment. It’s safe, because it’s all about you. You write, draw, doodle as much or as little as you want. There are no dates scheduled for this session, yet. 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!
Just Journal – eLearningAre you a Lifelong Learner that likes to learn, but prefer to do it at your pace and in your own time? Learn to ‘Just Journal’ in your own time, is a session designed specifically for you. When you sign up, you are provided with a link to the downloadable Just Journal Workbook. You can also participate in online Q&A coaching sessions via the Lifelong Learning Life, Love and the Universe Facebook Group. This is a closed group for learners just like you, where you can explore topics, share insights, ask questions and hang out with others who are exploring also. Purchase now and get started OR participate in our group-based facilitated Just Journal Workshop and enjoy a day out in the Avon Valley.
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.
What is a mandala? NOUN a circular figure representing the universe (in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism) a symbol in a dream, representing the dreamer’s search for completeness and self-unity (in Jungian psychology) A few years back now, when I embarked on mosaicing my beloved long table, I stumbled into the use of circles (mandalas). I … Continued