Grace Notes Blog

On Feeling Lost

Yesterday after lunch I watched a film called Lion. It’s the story of a small boy who gets lost in India when he ends up falling asleep on an empty train that un-expectantly departs and travels over 1600KM to Calcutta. Now in a foreign city without the language and...

On Confidence

Recently I watched one of my favourite movies, The Last Samaurai.I’m not usually into anything involving war but the way the Japanese Samaurai lived and fought really touched me. Before going into any battle they retreated. During this time they meditated, chanted,...

On Habits

Here are the 3 signs that you've been lost in negative thoughts for too long: 1) Mood goes down You'll feel in a low mood, bad mood and are taking things personally. 2) Tension goes up You feel uptight, self-conscious and tense in parts of the body.Your breathing may...

On Collaborating with Life

So often we’re resisting life, we don’t like what’s happening, we want things to be different, we won’t collaborate and we desperately hold on. Sometimes though we’re forced into collaboration and I had that experience this very weekend. My family dog had to be put...

On Money Flow

Yesterday I was listening to a webinar all about creating financial wealth. Whilst I deeply respect the teacher I was stuck by just how intellectual his whole process to wealth creation is. 3 steps to this, 10 steps to that or else…. The steps and tips were helpful to...

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...