How to cope with Life Transitions

I know from experience that going through a life transition can be challenging, luckily I have my horses to see me through. If you have a horse(s) too, you will know how supportive they an be. If you don(t have a horse, you can use the suggestions below to make life easier: Always have a …

Surprising Results of new Gratitude Study

Originally published in the Savoir Vivre Vignettes newsletter on LinkedIn - with insight-giving Stories from my Transformational Retreats here in the South of France Bowled over by the benefits I experienced when I started to keep a gratitude journal many years ago, I still do so today: every morning and every evening I spend 10-15 …

Take a Walk on the Wild Side this Weekend

Originally published in the Savoir Vivre Vignettes newsletter on LinkedIn - with insight-giving Stories from my Transformational Retreats here in the South of France It's Thursday, and the weekend is in sight. I'm sure you are aware of the varied benefits of spending time in Nature: it's been scientifically proven to be good for both …

The Ultimate Coping Skill for Difficult Times

Hundreds, if not thousands, of articles have been written about this subject - each suggesting various strategies that we are encouraged to use to help us get through difficult times. Every day, more articles about this subject appear. I wonder why is this happening. Do we not read these articles? Or do we read the …

Life Crisis or Life Transition?

Most of us are fully aware when we are confronted with a life crisis. Whether it is a quarter- or mid- or late-life crisis, we know when it hits us. If you are getting divorced, moving house, having a baby, retiring, being made redundant, suffering from an illness, undergoing an operation, have an empty nest …