Mastering the Art of Personal Alchemy

“We cannot become what we need to  be by  remaining what we  are.”  Oprah   Winfrey   Reinvention means a planned, positive change to your life, the key to which is awareness of how you are thinking at the time. To successfully reinvent ourselves, we need to move out of the past and create a…

Learn a lingo, link to your roots

When Chartered client, Charles Piani read Retiremeant, he was particularly struck by the challenge to live a balanced life.  To fulfil the Learn spoke of the Balance Wheel, he revisited a childhood love of language … and discovered an amazing online tool to help him! “I grew up in a semi-Italian home.  My father was…

Expect the Unexpected

Have you ever been surprised by a moment of joy or insight that you never expected? Such moments are my frequent experience, largely because I am a life-long learner, and because so much of my working life entails encounters with our clients.  While I go into a meeting to guide and facilitate discussion, I far…

Money’s role in relationships

As our adult children experience growing financial stress – or the pressure of sustaining a lifestyle comparable to that of their neighbours, the answer is not as simple as parents stepping in to ‘fix’ financial woes. Sometimes we need to step back and assess what is best for our family – each situation is unique, and it…