Emotions at work, friend or foe?

Traditionally we’ve been taught to keep the 2 separates. Emotions at work conjure up images of screaming banshees or fist fights. We’re told to “take the emotion out of it” when dealing with work situations however I believe something has … Read More


Alone we go FAST but together we go FAR

A friend has these words on her business card: “Alone we go fast, together we go far.” It is tempting to go it alone, we talk about agility and quick-reaction and this is true. However I realised a while ago … Read More

Are you into amateur dramatics or are you a conscious leader?

Well, of course, you’re a serious, conscious leader, no amateur dramatics for you. I beg to differ, keep on reading and let me know if you haven’t heard of that play, the drama triangle. I’m sure you’ve seen this play many … Read More

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Resolutions are good, what lights you up is better!

Happy New Year and may all dreams come true! (better late than never as they say…) I rarely make resolutions and even less so on New Year’s Day, my resolutions are made when necessary regardless of the date. I see … Read More

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Coming out of the spiritual closet

Last November I was reading a blogpost discussing the benefits of ‘coming out’ of the spiritual closet. I felt it was written just for me: I spoke of authenticity but I did not really live it on a daily basis … Read More

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An autumnal pause in the Basque countryside

I hope you enjoy this little pause in the basque countryside any time you need a lift, just click on the picture. Have a lovely week-end. Carine X  

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Mercury Retrograde…

So what’s that? Nothing wrong with my thermometer? It’s not a football trick on Inazuma11Go? You give up? This is astrology … expected response: oooooooh, astrology! I’m not big on astrology, when I was younger & in France I used … Read More


An inspiring story

Came across this story and I thought it was moving and inspiring. no one is broken Let me know what you think. Carine X

To focus on a mantra

Hellooooo! So I’m back with a little idea you my find interesting. At the start of the year I made a pledge to be less judgmental, not the easiest but essential for me. I have ups and downs as I try … Read More


How to remove gossip from your life

A few months ago I read a lovely book, L’âme du monde by F. Lenoir, and in it I came across the following: “A man visits a wise old man: – Master, I must tell you how your disciple behave. … Read More