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Reflect & Celebrate

Reflect & Celebrate

Lockdown actually taught me how to relax, reflect and better celebrate my work. To be more precise, my community taught me to trust in the good work done to date. They showed their support and love for the business in so many ways.  It wasn't until then that I...

I’ve been reading Invisible Women and I’m furious.

I’ve been reading Invisible Women and I’m furious.

I’ve recently been reading the book Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez. It’s been on my radar for a while but I hadn’t got to it, partly because I expected it would make me furious. With the sorry state of the world now, I knew I didn’t have the emotional...

If You Read One Article About Friendships Read this One

If You Read One Article About Friendships Read this One

Friendships Matter We just had our last zoom session with our current Keystone cohort. One of the participants was describing an incident where she was calm instead of being her usual stressed self in that kind of situation. As she reflected on how impressively well...

What the seasons can tell us about how to live.

What the seasons can tell us about how to live.

I have mixed feelings about autumn. Traditionally, autumn and harvest season was for giving thanks for the fruit of our labours in summer.  A time to reflect and recognise what we have achieved before moving into the fallow period of winter. But autumn can also be a...

Harvest Season

Harvest Season

Beauty is the harvest of presence. "BEAUTY is the harvest of presence, the evanescent moment of seeing or hearing on the outside what already lives far inside us; the eyes, the ears or the imagination suddenly become a bridge between the here and the there, between...

Cultivate your power by listening to your inner voice

Cultivate your power by listening to your inner voice

As a child, I’m sure much like you, I was encouraged to learn from my elders. Anyone more experienced and ergo wiser than me was to be listened to. At school, in my communities and at home I was trained to look up to figures of authority for guidance, to value wisdom...

100 Days Project Scotland

100 Days Project Scotland

100 Days of Creativity Have you heard of the 100daysproject?  There are 2 simple rules; #1 Repeat a simple creative task everyday for the duration #2 Record each day's efforts. This is my fourth year doing the hundred days and each one has taught me so much. I first...

Purpose, Potential, Perspective and Power

Purpose, Potential, Perspective and Power

Redefining Work Perspective Keystone has been banging on about reimagining work since its inception in 2017.  We understand the wellness benefits of purpose, the joy of working at your potential, the value of perspective and the freedom of power. We recognised that we...