I am learning in 2022 a very powerful lesson. It's a lesson you don't really hear much about out in the world. A lot is written about change - how to create it, manage it, navigate it. The risk, nature, and power of change have been as much discussed as the need for change…but what… Continue reading New Skin
What does ‘Toxic Workplace’ even mean?
Our entire world is rethinking how we do things under the spotlight the COVID-19 pandemic has shone on our systems. Essential services, office attendance, flexibility, and employee well-being have all had to be examined and redefined under the pressure of the circumstances. Organizations who have failed to address some of these issues have suffered significant… Continue reading What does ‘Toxic Workplace’ even mean?
The Hustle – Passion to Purpose
On 2/2/22, Blue Island Oracle launched a pilot program and love project for young people in the Cayman Islands. It was designed very loosely to be a place young adults could come to grow into their visions, create in real life the ideas that live in their minds, and build a support system around their… Continue reading The Hustle – Passion to Purpose
The World won’t end if you do LESS!
As we live, love, work and move on this spinning blue and green marble hurtling through space we can sometimes trick ourselves into believing that our own personal momentum is what keeps the world turning. Much of what we believe about our lives and the world has been shaken up in recent times in multiple… Continue reading The World won’t end if you do LESS!
Who am I now?
The New Year found me with my feet sunk to my ankles in the sand and salty surf, my glass and my face raised to the sky, and tears in my eyes. What a ride! 2021 was a year of extreme change. I do not exaggerate when I say that every single thing about my… Continue reading Who am I now?
Routine v Ritual – A Confession
This year has taken me back to churches more than I would have volunteered to go. As I sat in the funeral of the father of a dear friend under the plaques on the wall of the old colonial church memorializing men lost at sea, men who died at war, and women who played the… Continue reading Routine v Ritual – A Confession
Throw Out The Baby With The Bath Water
Two months ago I had coffee and a really fun conversation with a pair of entrepreneurs about what they were up to. They were exploring coaching and I asked them about their goals, as a coach does (duh). The look on their faces when I said that word "goals" made me want to laugh out… Continue reading Throw Out The Baby With The Bath Water
New Year as Nature Intended
This is a time for many of us to contemplate the ending of things. Even before the Christian faith that brought us Christmas existed, this coming week has been an important time for many cultures. In the Northern hemisphere, the pivotal moment comes when the season of darkness, hardship and austerity would peak, and we… Continue reading New Year as Nature Intended
BLUE ISLAND AUGUST NEWSLETTER
New Moon, Who Dis?
Welcome to the end of the week - a BIG week full of eclipses and retrograde planets, ending with a delicious New Moon! Whether you believe in all this or not, I think we can all agree it's been a time of big moves and big experiences. Our community has seen accidents and shootings and… Continue reading New Moon, Who Dis?