The Transformational Coaching Club and DATE-ing #ttcc

“If you desire a different life, you have to show up in a different way.”  ~ Denise P Oliver CFIn one week’s time we are opening the doors to The Transformational Coaching Club, September 24th. You will have only one week to choose membership of this club, designed...

Deva Events – September 2012

This month's edition at a glance: New - The Transformation Coaching Club #ttcc Suicide Prevention Awareness - ‘You are not alone’ Access Bars® Sessions Access Bars® Training  The Foundation® Bespoke Sessions Red Tent, Chester Hi there Drum roll please … After much...

What do you want?

For too many years I tried to please others. First my mum, then my teachers, then nurse colleagues, then my husband and many more.  All I was becoming was less of me with burning resentment that was turning me to ash - a burnt out hollow shell with a deep desire to...

The Smile – Issue 8 – August 2021

Would you be willing to be kind to hospitality staff this Summer Bank Holiday weekend?  Hello and welcome to The Smile as we kick off the August Bank Holiday weekend here at Deva Empowerment with a request.  In this newsletter I have one request of you all. Just one. ...

Hedonic Adaptation and the Hedonic Treadmill

In my last blog (Exercise, mental health and ordinary moments) I mentioned how noticing ordinary moments when doing anything can be so ease filled. Hedonic Adaptation and the Hedonic Treadmill are interchangeable terms for pretty much the same thing, which is, the...

Exercise, mental health and ordinary moments

From walking, to yoga, to sming, to dance, to fencing and lots of movement in between, all are considered to be great ways to improve our physical and mental well-being.  For some time now I have been walking to my therapy room in the centre of Chester or taking our...

The Smile – Issue 7 – July 2021

Dear YOU How are YOU? I wonder what has you smiling today? Where have you noticed MAGIC today? I have several Smiles to share with you today. The first is to share with you that today is International Friendship Day!  This year’s theme is “Deepening International...

Mental Health Awareness

In this blog we would like to draw your attention to the following: Saturday July 24th - Samaritan’s Awareness Day - The Big Listen 2021 https://www.samaritans.org/support-us/campaign/talk-us/ Every year in July, Samaritans branches in the UK and Republic of Ireland...

Self Care #mentalstrength

Several years ago I was called out on my bullshit rules by someone who has no idea that she did just that. In a conversation with her she suddenly said to me, “You’re not as calm as you would like us all to think that you are. You’re like a duck on the water, looking...

Deva Events

There are many events being added to the Deva calendar.  Here is your round-up of the next few weeks. Do keep checking in with us as there is always something else being added with your needs in mind. Please get in touch if you have any questions about anything that...