Principle One of Resilience

soften heart

“Soften your heart and thicken your skin.” This is the first principle of resilience. A soft heart is what we can always give in response to anything….it is HOW we choose to respond… Yet a tough skin is what we need to be able respond with a soft heart… less expectations, less reaction, less tension. The tough skin allows us … Read More

Michelle LandyPrinciple One of Resilience

Focus On BuildIng The New


The secret of change is in how and where we focus our energy.  We can make change so much easier to achieve if we put our energy on what we have to do…do in new ways with new thinking…do differently…do more creatively. You don’t have to ignore the past. Unravel what has been stopping you, as this will give you … Read More

Michelle LandyFocus On BuildIng The New

Don’t let the “what ifs” stop you

If you are like most people, every time you get a great new idea it will soon be followed with a sabotaging “what if” thought. Every great pursuit you embark on will have a thousand “what ifs” that you could listen to and stop for… what if I fail, what if I’m not good enough, what if I make a … Read More

Michelle LandyDon’t let the “what ifs” stop you

Live with a Teachable Spirit


“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”, the sixty eight year old man told me. “Oh no!”, I wanted to cry back to him. “Don’t close off your spirit. Don’t choose to live without a “teachable spirit”! It strikes me as a limiting and even sad choice – yet one I hear people making often.  In his case age … Read More

Michelle LandyLive with a Teachable Spirit

All you need is one second

How quick we are to react….yet just one second is all we need to change the path of what we say. This is a practice. And like any practice it takes awareness to learn to do. So the next time someone pushes your buttons, take a moment. Sometime the one second seems like a long pause, but it’s not to … Read More

Michelle LandyAll you need is one second

Time Saving Strategies


I was recently interviewed in Cleo Magazine (March 2012) and some of my time saving ideas are highlighted in the article THE TIME IS NOW. With our ever increasing to do lists we need to become smart about how we manage ourselves, our projects and our time – both at work and in our personal lives. When we manage our … Read More

Michelle LandyTime Saving Strategies