Grace Notes Blog

A Life In Flow

This week  I'm back home in Italy with my boys. (That's a fiance and 2 dogs if you didn't know) It's been a delight to return to them after a couple of weeks away visiting family, hosting a retreat and rebrand celebration in London. My friends couldn't believe that I...

On Leaving Your Job

“Cut off from innate wisdom, a lost thinker experiences isolation, fear and confusion.” Syd Banks One of the most distinct times I heard my wisdom, happened during rush hour in London. I was en route to work and experienced a mild anxiety attack. I’d been exhausted...

On Navigating Change

It was hot and sunny when I arrived in Majorca that day. By the time I got to the hotel, having missed my connecting flight, it was evening and  I was glad to find my friends and colleagues inviting me to dinner with them. “You look thin and anxious Grace is...

On Quitting Bad Habits

There’s something I’m seeing this week about why we humans sometimes do crazy things. Like walk out on love. Take hard drugs. Have public explosions of outrage. Things that we know aren’t the best choice but look like a good idea at the time. As a Teacher I used to...

The Guide to Healing Your Life

Louise Hay came into my life at a very pivotal time. I was a young struggling teen who had just left home to go to Uni. Consumed with insecurities about life, about myself and about my body, I had hoped in moving away from home I’d somehow find peace. But these same...

The Guide to Starting your Coaching Business

“Due cappucini per favore”. Suddenly the bar went quiet, it’s not the done thing to order a cappuccino in Italy after 11.30am. You might get away with an espresso in the evening after dinner but a cappuccino has “foreigner” written all over it. We didn’t care and I...

The Guide to a Wonderful Life

I was walking through the olive grove and found myself in a beautiful feeling. As I continued walking I noticed this wasn’t like a usual walk where my mind would be busy planning or evaluating an idea or what I’d eat for lunch or who was on my schedule next, instead I...

The Guide to a Rich Life

As I reflect on 2017 I see an effortless kind of change that’s occurred.I call it effortless because these changes and results have not required me to pay mental attention, say the right words, read the right books or even engage expert advice.All of which was my...

On How Wisdom Calls

Yesterday saw the end of my summer visitors; it’s been a few months packed with parties, beaches and dining delights. My jeans are tighter for it but my soul is happy. What I hadn’t noticed in all my enjoyment was that September 1st had already passed and this date...