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Our natural human flow is one of unconditional neutrality, or in lay terms of being OK. This feels loving, balanced, it is simply being who we are .

This is our true nature from the minute we are born.
A way of being that just ‘is’.

Some of us may have experienced this space inside - it feels peaceful, free of worry.

when we live in this space we are not judging or blaming, we aren’t resisting or living in dread.

It is a space tha...

December 29, 2019

#DGmeet #WomenEd #Pledgeforchange20

Standing to face each new dawn – the rise of authenticity

for every woman.

As women or as #heforshe supporters, I am pledging my support for the celebration of authenticity in our lives.

It's more than OK to be wholly ME!

I have had three major setbacks in my career. The first was having my children, the second becoming

divorced and the third becoming a main carer for my Father. Each time a male l...

 Dear Twitter Community

  I have only one message for today and that is for you to keep life simple. 

Look beyond your normal everyday life and habits to notice the small miracles all around you.

Look for the friendship

Look for the hope in things

Look for the love


   Eleven Leaping Listeners! 

Have you ever tried to listen and do other things at the same time? Maybe you are listening to learn, trying to save time? Perhaps listening to catch someone out, to prove something? Are you listening and going through the motion because you are too busy? Too frantic? Too busy to hear of someone or something of less significance? Sometimes we do this because our minds are full or plough...

December 10, 2019


10 Gingerbread Lattes

When all the effort you can muster is going into drinking coffee to remain alert, and you have little energy left to respond to the niceties in life, it really is time to step away.

At this point, as I shared yesterday, there is no need to analyse anything – or to go over and over something that is draining you.  There may be some mileage in asking for professional support if you are well and truly drained...

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Welcome to HLS Group

HLS was founded in 2009 by heads, for heads initially. It has now grown to include the whole school community, including children and youth coaching.


We provide teachers and leaders with a unique professional opportunity for candid conversations leading to precision, clarity and greater ease in their lives.

To date, HLS has supported hundreds of schools across the region.

None of us have infinite reservoirs of resilience. Having the ability to have clarity of thinking at times of our greatest stresses can be a true professional gift .

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