From building relationships to achieving success, effective communication is the key that unlocks doors and bridges gaps between individuals. In this edition of our newsletter, we’re diving deep into the fascinating world of communication and why it matters more than ever before.

So, what exactly is communication? 

At its core, communication is the art of sharing thoughts, ideas, and information between individuals or groups. It goes beyond mere words and encompasses various elements like body language, tone of voice, and even written expressions. It’s the invisible thread that connects us all, allowing us to express ourselves, understand others, and foster meaningful connections.

In today’s fast-paced world, mastering the art of communication is essential. Whether you’re in the professional realm or navigating personal relationships, effective communication can make all the difference. It helps you express your thoughts clearly, actively listen to others, and find common ground. Think of it as a superpower that empowers you to collaborate, negotiate, and inspire those around you.

But what makes communication truly powerful is its ability to break down barriers. It has the extraordinary capacity to transcend differences in culture, language, and background, creating unity and understanding. By honing your communication skills, you can become a bridge builder, bringing people together and fostering a harmonious environment.

To truly excel in communication, it’s crucial to practice active listening. 

This means not just hearing the words spoken but also paying attention to non-verbal cues, emotions, and the underlying messages. Active listening shows that you value the speaker and their perspective, promoting empathy and building trust. So, the next time you engage in a conversation, remember to be fully present and embrace the power of listening.

In the digital era, communication has taken on new forms. Social media platforms, messaging apps, and video conferencing have revolutionised how we connect with others. While these advancements offer incredible opportunities, it’s important to remember that genuine communication goes beyond emojis and quick messages. Taking the time for face-to-face interactions, heartfelt conversations, and meaningful dialogue remains essential in nurturing authentic relationships.

So, dear readers, let’s embark on a journey to sharpen our communication skills and unleash the magic they hold. Together, we’ll explore practical tips, expert advice, and captivating stories that will help us communicate with confidence, empathy, and impact. Get ready to unlock your full potential and discover the extraordinary power of effective communication!

Until next time, much love


Ps:  here are some links to previous articles from different angles on communication

Do we really listen one another?

The benefits of being specific

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Movement is a key component to a healthy body and mind.

Our bodies were designed to move and when we do, we feel better mentally and physically. Movement helps us to build strength, flexibility, agility and balance.

One way to move your body in a way that feels natural and in rhythm with your body is to incorporate Pilates, Callanetics, Stretch and Tone and Body Sensing. Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on strengthening the core muscles and improving flexibility. Callanetics is a low-impact exercise that focuses on toning and lengthening the muscles. Stretch and Tone is a form of exercise that combines stretching and strength training. Body Sensing is a form of yoga that focuses on sensing and feeling the body in order to move with more awareness.

When you move your body in a way that feels natural, you are more likely to stick with it. These forms of movement are all easy to follow and can be done at home if you wish or in person in groups with little to no equipment. Move your body in a way that feels good for you and you will be on your way to a healthier body and mind.  

We add the fun back into the movement.

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Talking from the Heart is my personal blog and – three to four times a month – I write about things that are important to me, and to my world, and hopefully to your world as well. Here are two of my most recent entries.

A hand reaching through bars

In many ways I feel like I am standing at the edge of a cliff, with the vastness of the unknown stretching out before me, I can feel my heart racing like it has never before. It’s a place where fear and excitement collide, almost as though they are in a battle with one another,  where the familiar ground ends and the possibility of flight emerges.  These are moments where I hold my breath.  In the past I have let fear sit with me and become my constant companion and still jump or freeze.  Excitement is an emotion that is foreign to me.  I am learning to get to know it and embrace it’s nuances as I would learn to get to know a friend.

Carry on reading here.

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