4 Pillars of Community

Posted on April 13, 2023

What 2 decades have taught me about building thriving organisations and communities (plus practical tips to try)

“The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water and food.”

 Dean Ornish


Creating a thriving community, organisation or collective is a challenging endeavour.

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How to write a powerful letter to your future self

How to write a powerful letter to your future self

Posted on July 26, 2022

“Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter.”  Jane Austin

Letter writing, especially to oneself, can be a powerful and underestimated tool, giving you the opportunity to tap into your conscious and subconscious thoughts, desires and reflections. By setting intentions for the future, you can crystalise on paper the life you want, and the person you want to be.

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Giving Thanks: The art of gratitude in practice

Posted on May 20, 2022

Giving Thanks: The art of gratitude in practice - a post by Dynamic Exchange

Have you ever felt truly grateful for something in your life? Perhaps it’s a life circumstance or a person? The fact is, gratitude, practiced consistently, is a powerful catalyst for long-term happiness – and the science backs this up. But why is it that so many people seem to ignore this accessible happiness strategy?

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The surprising truth about happiness

Posted on March 11, 2022

Do you want to be happier? Join the club! It’s human nature to want to live a happy, contented life, but for many of us, happiness can be elusive.

This article is packed-filled with interesting, research-based findings, strategies and resources to help increase your happiness.

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Healing Together: The 4th National Gathering of American Indians

Posted on October 18, 2018

How can you find peace and healing despite great suffering? 

According to the traditions of both the Native American and Australian Aboriginal cultures, we must gather together. Sing songs. Play instruments. Listen to each other. Hear each other.


As I flew from Australia to the 4th National Gathering of American Indians in Chicago, I wondered at how two cultures, separated by thousands of miles, seemed to be on the same page when it comes to finding peace.

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Attending the Nobel Peace Prize Awards: My Trip to Oslo

Posted on January 30, 2018

To leave sunny, summer Australia and touch down in snowy Oslo, Norway was an experience in itself. To be there for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Awards was surreal.

Like most people, I immediately imagine the Dalai Lama, Elie Wiesel or Malala Yousafzai when I think of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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