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What a difference a day makes!

December 31, 2008 by  
Filed under Practice

Today is the last day of 2008. Tomorrow is the first day of a new year. For many of us, it will be the first day of a new life, with new resolve to transform ourselves into the ideal beings we want to be – slimmer, fitter, richer, more loving, happier, anything-er! Er ….. what’s […]

Normally

December 24, 2008 by  
Filed under Accept

It is Christmas Eve. Normally, I would be preparing, as I have for the past 9 years, for my mother to come and spend Christmas in our home. Normally, Victoria would be clearing up her room today, preparing to give up her cozy bed to her Grandma. Normally, I would be arranging the menu with […]

Shane’s silver chain

December 22, 2008 by  
Filed under Trust

My younger son Shane came home on Saturday night from spending two days with his friends which included an active, fun-filled day at the Yacht Club. He repaired into the bathroom to prepare for his shower, but quickly reappeared at my bedside where I lay reading, exclaiming: “Mummy. I lost my chain in the pool!” […]

The space

December 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Practice

Over the past few weeks Donovan, my yoga teacher, has been having us focus on our breath in a four-stage breathing exercise: Inhale Hold Exhale Suspend The first three steps are fine – it’s the fourth step that I have found difficult. I find that whenever I reach this step I experience a moment of […]

"My patients have to wait for me"

December 14, 2008 by  
Filed under Release

“My patients have to wait for me” giggled the doctor, smug in her role as a “professional”. The discussion was about the difference between a “business” and a “practice”. The doctor was adamant that her practice is not a business and is therefore not subject to businesslike operating principles like customer service and honouring people’s […]

Camille

December 13, 2008 by  
Filed under Love

Camille joined Growth Facilitators as the personal assistant to the partners some three years ago. I participated in her interview, went overseas on a business trip, and when I returned, she was already installed in the job. She has supported me professionally and personally (what’s the difference?) and has become my friend. She took a […]

World AIDS Day

December 1, 2008 by  
Filed under Love

Today is World AIDS Day. Let us celebrate love today – let us love those Living With AIDS, love those who love and care for those Living With AIDS, love those who have left us, those who inspire us. Let us love ourselves and take the necessary steps to make ourselves and the world AIDS-free […]