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Seriously starting to blog

I’ve crumbled under the social media frenzy and am starting to blog seriously.  I've written many things over the years, but we will now call it official "blogging". I am proudly Gen X and think it totally absurd when someone posts their breakfast content on Facebook!  Really – please get a life.  However, I am [...]

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Living in sensory overload

We are surrounded by millions of sensory messages on a daily basis.  There is always so much to do in so little time.  Our schedules are crazy and we battle to filter through all the noise of the modern world.  Time has certainly become the most precious commodity.  I always ask – how do we [...]

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Five lessons Sensory Intelligence® taught me

When I reflect on my sensory intelligence journey which started in 2002, I have learned so much, and would like to share that with you.  The following 5 lessons stand out for me as it contributed to our vision and mission in sensory intelligence: 1. People are complex, yet so different and unique.  If we [...]

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Christmas – a time to rest, reflect and recharge?

I love Christmas time. We can close the office without any guilt (most of our clients do too anyway), sit and read books, see good movies, clean out those cupboards and spaces that accumulated throughout the year and above all, spent time with family and friends. We become a lot more connected to ourselves, people [...]

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The gym stinks – why some people avoid public spaces

I took my two sons, age 13 and 8 to the gym last week. As we walked towards the entrance my 13-year old son asked me: "Mom, do you know the gym stinks?" Obviously being the sensory intelligence expert I immediately knew what he was talking about. When prompted for more information, he said that [...]

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Three benefits of drinking water through a straw

So you are stuck at your desk at work........ You feel tired, sluggish and heavy........ Your energy levels have dropped and your focus and attention are starting to fade. It does not help if you went to bed late; and/or were kept awake by a barking dog and/or maybe you had too much of a [...]

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A “smelly” exercise to boost performance and reduce stress

We are all being led by our noses – literally! We have 7 senses, not just five. They are the "visible" senses that we all know; see, hear, touch, smell and taste. And then we have two "hidden" senses that account for movement of the body, the vestibular and proprioceptive sense. The latter two senses [...]

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Authentic listening is a dying art!

We are in deep, deep trouble........listening is dying! In the world of today we are swamped with digital information, access various communication devices and social platforms and contest with information overload. The "noise" around us has created a form of disengagement and we are unconsciously switching off to what is going on around us. I [...]

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Change is constant

Things change, daily, all the time. Sometimes it frustrates us and sometimes it excites us. The reality is that change is constant. It is necessary but often creates havoc in organisations as well as lives of people. We evaluate what is working and what is not in order to facilitate new developments, thinking and innovations. [...]

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Chewing gum for concentration: Friend or foe?

I love gum! To the disgrace of my husband and many teachers in school systems that I suggest use it.... Gum is a habit frowned upon by many but is getting way too much flack. It is a cheap, easy and effective way to get the brain more alert and make children and people more [...]

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