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A recipe for living

A recipe for living

I live a very blended life. I imagine my life as a delicious meal with different elements, and all the ingredients can be altered whenever I choose. I was lying in the bath late yesterday evening, having returned from a meeting with the choir that I belong to. And was...
Off piste

Off piste

Many moons ago I blogged about the path less travelled, having been sparked by the Robert Frost poem. This time, it’s a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” My first...
Trust in me

Trust in me

My husband and I have been talking recently about trust (in a good way). Specifically, about being guarded or reserved. It should be clear by now if you are a regular reader of my blogs that I’m a fairly open book. Ask me something personal and I’ll answer...
The Mexican Fisherman

The Mexican Fisherman

I’m part of a wonderful and resourcing women’s group and we meet for two days twice a year. These meetings are an essential element of my wellbeing and also my personal development. One of our facilitators, the amazing Sarah Rozenthuler, shared with us the...
Welcoming the new normal

Welcoming the new normal

Change impacts teams. They can thrive, survive or dive. Our work is to help teams who are in dive or survive transform into thrive. The Power of Truth and Reconciliation When times are tough, it’s easy to bury our heads in the sand. We ignore the signs because it’s...
I’m just a ….

I’m just a ….

New for 2022….Meriel Swain Version 2.0 (or should that be a re-boot?). This enhanced and upgraded version has the following new features: Focuses on own talents Shares own achievements to others with pride Uses inner wisdom to inform and guide Owns and...