Mosaics and Mandalas

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

Mosaics and Mindfulness

A Wellness Day-Out

Experience 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.
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.

Mosaics plus Mandalas equal MAGIC

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

Spells for Wellness Journal

SPELLS for Wellness Journal

Keeping a journal, writing down how you feel is wonderful therapy. Particularly when embarking on a program of learning, change, or personal development.

It is very powerful to get thoughts out of our head and onto paper for ongoing analysis and clarity.

Simply bottling up or constantly thinking about things can overwhelm us to the point we start to catastrophise events and situations in our life.

The simple act of taking pen to paper and writing eases the enormity of any given situation and allows us to identify steps we can take to overcome whatever may be occurring. Do you journal?

That Thing e-Workbook

This learning piece is an activity to assist you achieve resolve.  We all have ‘things’ in our life that often test us and provide us some angst. This activity walks you through steps you can take to achieve resolve with whatever the thing is in your life right now. To discuss this topic and more, join the Life, Love and Universe group for great discussion on Facebook. The group is a space for exploring all things that make up this experience called life. You can participate as much or as little as you like. Join discussions or create a post yourself.

The Power of Gratitude

It is always opportune to simply kick back from time to time and reflect on what is working in our lives. That is, what is it that we are truly grateful for? Gratitude is something we tend to overlook. How many of us reflect on those things we perceive to not be working as opposed … Continued

The Spiritual YOU …

The spiritual YOU needs to feel uplifted by the beauty of the world and nature. This aspect of you needs anything that feeds your inner self and makes you marvel and wonder at the mystery of life. The spiritual you will often question life; your purpose and if there is more. It is your spiritual … Continued

The Square of Life

Twenty-five years ago, I entered the Vocation, Education and Training (VET) sector as one of the first Quality Endorsed Registered Training Organisations (RTO) here in WA. It was (and still is) a competency-based model underpinned by this notion of lifelong learning. I was quick to see the value of the words Lifelong Learning and secured … Continued

Wellness Starter Workshop

Wellness Wheel 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

Wellness Tours

Kangaroo in the Wheatbelt WELLNESS TOURISM in TOODYAY Lifelong Learning Tours is located in Toodyay, nestled in the Avon Valley, an hour east of Perth in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Historic Toodyay is known for its parks, walk trails, wildflowers and nature reserves. It attracts visitors from far and wide and hosts a growing number of outstanding … Continued

Wellness, Witchery and Wonder

Wellness, Witchery and Wonder is a glorious Lifelong Learning long table event that: explores wellness through a model of 9-dimensions of well-being, connects you with the magic (witchery) you have within, while constantly creating wonder at the abundance surrounding you. Wellness, Witchery and Wonder is a long table learning event, held at Lifelong Learning in … Continued