I have had two near-death situations which I have walked away from unscathed, which brought my fears to life. I feel blessed to have survived both accidents. I feel blessed that my parents rescued me on each occasion.
As I reflect, I have realised that I thrive in environmental order, and I suffocate in ideological order.
Having a whistleblowing policy is part of the same armoury (and I choose that word carefully) that contains the complaints policy that says “we value complaints as it helps us to improve our practice.”
We can have an abundance of valuable possessions or money, but that will not make us happy.
Instead, we need to focus on having a plentiful supply of what we need, of what makes us happy and brings us joy.
It gives me superpowers to show up and overcome the challenges I face because there is no greater fuel and purpose than empowering a young person and giving them the permission to be themselves.
Self-empowerment becomes intuitive and instinctive when we listen to our gut.
Servant leaders are selfless, empathetic, resolute, virtuous, authentic, non-partisan and thorough. They lead with their hearts. They lead as a human-first, leader-second.
Stillness can be liberating and relaxing, stillness can be oppressive and frustrating.
Stillness can be welcomed, stillness can be feared.
Greta Thunberg is a brilliant role model for everyone, but especially young people, about how to be an activist and how to campaign for social equity and social justice. She embodies the way we can all make a difference about something we care deeply for.
Abundance is not confined to money. It isn’t tangible. It’s a perception — a state of mind.
Abundance is the relationship we have with ourselves and the world.