The Smile – Issue 10 – October 2021

At a glance: Home from holiday Storyhouse theatre October 31st Video - Rosie and I and ‘Connections not Separations’ Manchester Mega Bars® day - November 6th  * * * * * * * * There is so much to Smile about and here is a sample of some of the things that I am smiling...

When I Get Stuck and How This Time Kaffe Fassett Helped Me

Do you ever have those times in life when you just feel stuck?   Recently I’ve had a sense of something bigger being available with my business and yet  I’ve been stuck.  The more I tried to work it out the more resistance I had to working things out. Sound at all...

Deva Events – October 2021

Hello and welcome to this edition of Deva Empowerment Events.  At a glance:   Access Bars® Sessions Access Bars® Training  The Foundation® Bespoke Sessions Red Tent, Chester MEGA ACCESS CONSCIOUSNESS BARS DAY Access 3 Day Body Class with Dr. Carleta Tiba Access...

The Smile – Issue 9 – September 2021

As you receive this month's newsletter I will be enjoying the last day of my annual holiday to the very picturesque seaside town that is St Ives in Cornwall.  Yes the journey is long and yes the roads in St Ives are a bit of a nightmare in that parking to unload the...

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...