A global network for inner change

August 22nd, 2012 by Tonya

Some of my coaching clients turn up at my door because they feel they're not 'in touch' with their emotions, would like to be - and simply don't know where to start. Often they've been suppressing their feelings all their lives, afraid that if they allow themselves to feel so-called 'negative' emotions like sadness, hurt, anger, fear and despair they will (more…)

Learning to stand on my own two feet

August 21st, 2012 by Tonya

It's no coincidence, perhaps, that everyone I'm meeting at the moment either practises tai chi or chi gong, or is a bodywork teacher/ instructor in some capacity. Well, almost. And it is my friend Alex, of the latter variety, that is teaching me to stand on my own feet. I'm not talking metaphorically here, of course, I'm talking (more…)

We don’t need another hero

August 16th, 2012 by Tonya

Funny. Even as I was writing my post on Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi last month, saying how she 'shone out' for me against other leaders for her ability to act and speak with authenticity, I have to say that there was a little nudge inside me saying, 'Is this (more…)

Finding and following the flow

August 14th, 2012 by Tonya

I love the way that life leads us, with infinite intelligence, to situations that can reveal to us where we're blocked or unhealed. If we're prepared to be led, that is. And the wonderful thing, at least in my experience, is that it (more…)

The perfect scream

August 13th, 2012 by Tonya

I was sitting chatting with a friend over a chai latte on Saturday (mmm hmmm.... ) and found myself gazing at the crowd in front of me (we were sitting outside, in a small square). I felt tenderness for each woman, man and child. But today there was something different about the way I was seeing things Read More...