Learning from Failure

By Tanis Helliwell Some years ago The International Institute for Chartered Accountants asked me to be the keynote speaker at their annual convention. The topic was Future Trends: The New Renaissance. “Great” I thought, “a chance to bridge the spiritual and traditional worlds.” A few minutes into the presentation I felt that I had not captured the attention of…

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Labyrinth

The Gift of the Labyrinth by Sally Burnley Labyrinths with their very recognizable designs represent a universal single path of entering, walking a circuitous path, ending the journey in the center, receiving, and then walking out. Archeological discoveries believe that Labyrinths have been in existence for at least 4,000 years. The Labyrinth on the floor of the Chartres Cathedral…

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Music and Your Brain

How Music Affects Your Brain By Tanis Helliwell I have always been fascinated by how the brain works and lately I’ve read some interesting information that I’d like to share with you about how music affects the brain. Music can directly influence blood pressure, pulse, and the electrical activity of muscles. It may even build and strengthen connections between…

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Women & Work

Women’s Success at Work By Tanis Helliwell “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo This article focuses on the current situation of women and work. I will examine the qualities that successful women have stated have helped with their success and the common problems they face. These qualities are, of course, not limited…

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