Category Archives: Creating change

Your greatest, highest self: sowing the seeds of your future

  “We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it” – Donald Curtis. When you were first born you were helpless. You couldn’t hold your head up on your own; you certainly couldn’t conceive of being able to walk or run. Yet within 2 short years you were probably trotting around,Continue Reading

When work is quiet: Calling freelancers, consultants, + the self-employed

When work is quiet: Calling freelancers, consultants, + the self-employed

It’s been a quiet month. Or worse, a quiet couple of months. You love what you do and wouldn’t return to apron-strings-employment for all the Gin in England. But, the truth of the matter is you don’t find quiet times easy: It’s hard to stay positive. When work is short it can be hard toContinue Reading

Changing jobs and don’t know where to start

Changing jobs and don’t know where to start

Maybe it’s a choice and you’ve decided it’s time for the next challenge. Or maybe it’s been necessitated by a shift in your circumstances or organisation. Either way, changing jobs can be a minefield. Here you are, stood face to face with the need to be proactive and make some decisions and you’re about asContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Why your happiness is essential to sustainability

Why your happiness is essential to sustainability

As part of the Dalai Lama’s trip to the UK this summer he went to Glasto festival. A friend of mine, sat very close to the front in his talk, came home brimming with joy. “His message is that we’re here on this earth to be happy” she extolled! Amazing, isn’t it, how very simple messages canContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Your intentions for a new year

Your intentions for a new year

Do you struggle to write goals for yourself in a new year? Yet you still want to make the most of the changing seasons and the opportunity for reflection? Perhaps there’s something that feels quite soulful or spiritual about these colder months. The solstice, the new calendar year…and you’d love to mark these significant times.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

You’re part of something amazing

You’re part of something amazing

Do you ever feel like the work other people do is more important? More impressive? More impactful? Like everyone around you is involved with some really gobsmackingly amazing stuff. Really contributing to something tangible and better. And you’re kind of on the periphery? Maybe you don’t feel like this all the time, but there areContinue Reading

Capturing inspiration for the tough days

Capturing inspiration for the tough days

PermanentlyBrilliant is in an embryonic form – that much Manda admits. But she’s humble and she doesn’t tell me how fab it is regardless of it’s incompleteness. I checked it out because we had a great conversation about permaculture and food, and the 1 kwh house, and I’m curious and excited. Greeting me as theContinue Reading

What coaching is really like: A coaching journey from a client’s perspective

What coaching is really like: A coaching journey from a client’s perspective

Coaching can be quite an illusive, unknown quantity if you’re new to it. But the benefits can be quite profound. Here Tessa, a Sustainable You Client, has shared the insights and experience of her coaching journey. Tessa is a Project Manager based in Istanbul. Tell us a little about yourself – what was happening in yourContinue Reading

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