Entries by Katherine Mair

Happy International Yoga Day!

International Yoga Day is a lovely reminder of the beautiful unifying force of this ancient and enduring practice. While I am unable to participate in some of the larger celebrations today, I will be celebrating yoga in my own small ways throughout the day. Perhaps you can find a little yoga in your day too?…

Dimensions of Wellbeing

Today is World Health Day and a great opportunity to reflect on our wellbeing.  Although it’s a complex concept with many layers of meaning, if you ask most people they’d all agree that their health is important to them. Without good health, it’s much harder to live life to the fullest. What’s exciting is that…

Get Energised!

This recorded breathing practice focusses on extending the inhalation. When you extend your inhale you activate the Sympathetic Nervous System which has an energizing effect on the body and creates greater mental alertness. When you listen to the audio recording focus on cultivating a comfortable and soft breathing cycle. This is best done in the…

This is a serious wake-up call

I was all psyched to tell my daughter that we were going to have the first female President of the United States. Now I have to face the reality of a misogynist, violent racist taking over the most powerful and influential office in the world – and elected by the very people he despises, dismisses…

Make Your Meetings Matter.

When it comes to meeting matters, well it’s a pretty abysmal state of affairs in most organisations. Unproductive meetings have been estimated to cost the US economy around $37 billion each year with around 15% of an organisation’s collective time spent in meetings. People routinely multi-task and 22% of participates send an average of three…

Application Gratification.

When we go to school, we’re encouraged to apply ourselves. After all learning happens through practice, exploration and application. When a student applies him or herself, they uncover their potential, hone their skills, build their abilities and experience achievement. For this we praise and celebrate them. In equal measure however, we shake our heads when…