The week that started 15th June 2020

Retreat Went on an online retreat this week, that replaced the Dharma, Body and Connection to Earth retreat at Gaia House that was cancelled due to the lockdown. Our theme was Decolonizing the mind and cultivating the causes of happiness, led by Anushka Fernandopulle and Bonnie Duran, with guest contribution from Elvina Charley. I’m so […]

The week that started 4th May 2020

tl;dr: Savouring for happiness, poetry (especially Mary Oliver’s), black speculative fiction and sci-fi, flowers upon flowers, drawing & learning the names of trees in German, being inspired and encouraged to draw by my workmates, tree geekery, short stories (esp. Tove Jansson’s), psychology of happiness (specifically The Science of Wellbeing, it’s amazing, do the free course) […]

How to be more grateful, every day (using Liberating Structures)

On Friday, 9th August 2019, Tas & I led a session on gratitude at the Liberating Structures European Learning Gathering in Hamburg. It was so productive and creative. Really useful. That’s the power of Liberating Structures! Purpose of the session Building a daily & sustainable gratitude practice Deepening gratitude practice over time Wish you’d been […]

The week that started 5th August

Most of this week I was in Hamburg for the Liberating Structures European Learning Gathering (LSELG). It was pretty great. Before that I caught up with my friend in Texas, Nakia; and talked with David – the other co-organiser of Liberating Structures London – about the user group. My highlights of the gathering Collaboration! I […]

The week that started Monday, 24th June 2019

In which LiLi aims for ⁠— and achieves!⁠ — a better balance of achievement, connection and enjoyment this week. And practices some of what they preach about recovering from burnout. Yay! How are you looking after yourselves today? 💭 In order to maintain a healthy sense of wellbeing, we need to balance what we do. […]