Being open to seeing with fresh eyes


‘The real voyage of discovery consists not in finding new landscapes but in seeing with new eyes.’ + Marcel Proust Our eyes are amazing. And what we notice isn’t what we see. Indeed, if our brains processed all that falls on our retina, we would be completely overwhelmed. We simply wouldn’t be able to function. … Read more

How do we want to be remembered?


‘I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.’ + Maya Angelou in conversation with Brené Brown

Do the little things


The world is full of big gestures and many words. Desperate for clever solutions to complex problems that will shape-shift in unpredictable ways. Walking around the valley this morning I looked to see how nature is responding… The tips of bluebell shoots pushing their way to the surface as sunlight graces the woodland floor for … Read more

Wise risk-taking

wise risk taking

Risk is a funny thing. Not ha-ha, but the other type. The one that’s hard to nail down. Yet we talk about risk as if it’s concrete and absolute. When it’s not. Your risk is not necessarily my risk, though there may be some overlap. And the difference is rarely due to a unique situation. … Read more