Entries by libby

Soft Skills

Why Soft Skills and Hardware Go So Well Together For many tech-inclined people Silicon Valley, a place in Northern California, sounds like a sort of mecca for coders, engineers and other “geeky” types who love to solve problems and think deeply and obsessively about tough, puzzling challenges. It’s a place where people who think in […]

Healing Powers of Art and Colours

Healing Powers of Art and Colours We live in a world filled with beauty and interesting things to behold, but even so people have managed to create objects and images that are even more sublime than those we discovered in nature. In many ways the invention of art by human beings is one of our […]

Creative Thinking

Putting Creative Thinking To Work   Like most people, a lot of my working day is made up of a combination of routines and rules which are necessary in order to ensure that my work is consistent and of a uniform quality.  Although these routines and regulations are essential in making sure that my work […]

Reiki and colour therapy

Hi Everyone Firstly, I hope you’re enjoying our new course – Both Lisa and I have been really excited to be working on such a great project together, and we genuinely want you to have the most enriching learning experience with us.  So please, if there is anything at all you need as you’re studying, don’t […]

Beating January Blues

Five Tips for Getting Over the January Blues January is a month, notorious for causing people to feel down in the dumps. We overeat, we under-exercise and the end of the break from work seems to roll up much faster than we expect. We don’t get to do all the things we imagined us doing […]

How to Make Time for Yourself

Make Time for Yourself Have you ever heard the phrase “time is money”? How about “spending time”, “saving time” and “wasting time”. Yes, time is something that we all only have a limited reserve of and none of us know how much time we actually have. After all, one of the most common deathbed regrets […]

Five Tips To Survive The Holidays

The end of the year is rearing its head. For most of us this means that our daily routines are going to be broken, we’ll get away from work and see people that aren’t a part of our normal lives. On the surface the holiday season seems great, but the truth is that they can […]

Sleep Deprivation A Condition Of Insufficient Sleep

Sleep Deprivation Occurs if you Adopt One or More of the Following: Insufficient sleep You sleep outside of your normal pattern of sleep, this can be any time of the day but different to your bodies internal clock (known as circadian rhythm). You have broken sleep, enough that prevents you reaching certain stages of sleep […]

Art Therapy Zentangles

Art Therapy Zentangles – An Artistic Meditation   Art therapy Zentangles are a fantastic new method of creating structured designs through hand drawing of various patterns. Zentangles are miniature pieces of unplanned, abstract, black and white art, created through a very specific Method from an ensemble of simple, structured patterns called tangles, on a 3.5-inch […]

Keep Smiling Six Top Tips For A Happier Healthier Day

  Keep Smiling, by Libby Seery Of Renaissance Life Therapies. Keep Smiling Tip No.1 – First Things First A happy day should start with a happy breakfast.  Oats are a perfect option; not only are they a low GI food, they’re also packed with B vitamins, which will keep your energy levels up and help […]

Speak So Others Listen

Tried and Tested Ways of How to Speak so Others Listen The world can be a tough place and one of the hardest battles every person has to fight comes from wanting to be heard. We all have something to say and we all want a chance to make our voices count, but standing out […]

Life Worth Living

How to Make Meaning in Your Life For A Life Worth Living What makes a life worth living? Is it having an expensive car and a fat bank account? Is it having lots of romantic partners? If you get that big promotion and become the boss, does that make your life meaningful? It should be […]

Failure Leads to Success

Failure Leads to Success Five Ways Failure Can Help You Succeed How Failure Leads to Success So what do we mean by failure leads to success? “Failure” is a big, scary word for most people. Years of conditioning by our parents, teachers and the schooling system, have taught us that failure is something that should […]

Recognising The Signs Of Stress

Signs Of Stress: Seven Ways Invisible Stress Affects You Invisible Signs Of Stress: How To Recognise Them Signs Of Stress: Can You Recognise The Signs Of Stress? “Stress” is a word we all throw around a lot, without really understanding what it means or what it does. Simply put, stress is just the different ways […]

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter 5 Ways The Mind Really Has Power Over Matter Mind Over Matter What is mind over matter? We like to think of our minds as something intangible, a sort of spiritual phenomenon. The truth is that the mind is a result of the processes of the brain and the brain is very […]

Smarter Daily Decisions

Five Ways To Make Smarter Daily Decisions Daily Decisions Every day of your life you have to spend time and energy making all sorts of decisions. These daily decisions may include: What will you have for breakfast? Should you buy this life insurance? What colour scarf should you wear? Some daily decisions are not really […]

Becoming Self Aware

Three Ways To Become Self Aware Are you self aware? How well do you know yourself really? You’ve been in your own company for your whole life. There is no one other than yourself that you have spent more time with, yet the chances are that there are plenty people in your life that you […]