#7 equilibrium – a daily practice

Equilibrium The illustrations come from a corporate talk I present on personal branding. I call it the blah of balance. I love children's playgrounds (and no, I'm not one of those), so the see saw is a familiar analogy to show how we love the adrenaline rush of going to extremes but not staying there for too long. Mostly we want to tip 30 degrees either side with the occasional full tilt. People love this talk and the room rings with questions afterwards. It's based on...

#6 identity – a daily practice

[caption id="attachment_14074" align="alignleft" width="4500"] me-myself-i[/caption] We often confuse what we do with our identity. We forget it's who you are being in the doing that makes it magic or miserable. Who are you? We try to be unique through differentiating ourselves from others - what we wear, think, behave, say. There is no place this is more evident in the work place. Everyone wants to stand out but no one wants to take a stand and be held accountable. Do you...

What’s your brand of breathing?

You can stop eating. You can stop drinking. and there are people who do and are still around to tell the story, but, you can't stop breathing. Do that and within a relatively short time it's all over. Sayonara baby. [bctt tweet="Your breath is your business and it impacts on your work too. Think of your breath as your brand." username="eilishbouchier"] Is it gasping and excited? Looking to others to take the lead. Not so sure about itself but always eager to please....

Know your own breath

  https://soundcloud.com/eilish-bouchier/know-your-own-breath Posture Sit in Easy Pose, cross legged on the floor or with your feet flat on the floor. Ensure your spine is straight, with a light jalandhar bandh (chin towards to chest). Eye Focus Eyes are closed, pressed gently up, focusing at the Brow Point. Mudra Let your hands rest on your knees in Gyan Mudra (thumb and index finger touching on each hand) or put your palms together in Prayer Pose at the center of the chest. Pranayama/Breathwork ...