Asking for – and Getting – What You Want

 “Unhappiness is in not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. ” Don Herold “If this is coffee, please bring me tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.”   Abraham Lincoln I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all experienced the above feelings.  So many of us…

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Sharing The Light Of December | Barbara Schwarck

Sharing The Light Of December

As originally appeared on Sivana East on December 24, 2020 “Imagine all the people Sharing all the world… You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us And the world will live as one” -John Lennon   December is one of my favorite months of the…

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Insight Seminars Barbara Schwarck

How To Trust Myself Even More

How To Trust Myself Even More – with Dr. Barbara Schwarck Monday 17th August, 2020. Many of us have negative environments and influences around us which cause us to lack belief within ourselves and, therefore, not trust ourselves fully. Many people don’t have a proven track record of disciplined action. As a result, they don’t…

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Door mat with home and a heart

Home Is Where the Heart Is

As posted on Sivana East 24/09/2020 The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou Last week I decided to write about the feeling of being “at home,” since I’ve been spending a lot of time visiting the place…

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Courage Will Set You Free

Courage is an action that comes from the heart. Ask yourself: what can I do to support my heart? What courageous decision have I been avoiding, what courageous conversation will set me free, and how can courage transform my life?

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Dealing with Emotional Hijacking During Crisis

As originally posted in Times of Israel on July 20, 2020 “Denial of our emotions isn’t the only danger we face when we rely too heavily on our left brain. We can also become too literal, leaving us without a sense of perspective, where we miss the meaning that comes from putting things in context…

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emotional intelligence - key to successful leadership

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Successful Leadership

For the past twenty-plus years, people have been talking and writing about the importance of emotional intelligence. Recently emotional intelligence or EI has been tied to leadership, specifically successful leadership. While most of these articles were written with a professional/corporate audience in mind, I am going to open the subject up to leadership in general.…

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