To go, or not to go…

I feel a mix of emotions as Melbourne reopens after 7.5 months of lockdowns of various flavours. Within 10 days (give or take, forgive me – my concept of Chronos* time has blurred), we have moved from 2 hours/day of outside time and going out for only 4 reasons to being given the freedom to…

Profile Feature – Partnership Brokers Association

As featured in the bi-annual global newsletter – Partnerships Brokering Association. Partnership in my practice is about building sustainable relationships to collectively solve problems in creative and courageous ways. I have worked across the private, not for profit and university sectors for 17 years. Currently, I am the Growth and Partnerships Manager at No to…

Tango Lessons – Art and Science of Corporate Partnerships

I am a corporate partnerships professional and an avid dancer. I enjoy both immensely – building successful corporate partnerships enables different stakeholders – NGO / corporate / university / government to solve problems collectively in very effective ways. I get great joy when joint collaborations make a real societal impact. Similarly, when I dance tango,…

Tango Lessons: The Embrace

Written in time of COVID-19, week 5 of physical distancing. Image by David Storm, Tango Expressions, 2016

Practical Application of Mindfulness during COVID-19

I’ve been practicing mindfulness in various forms – sitting/walking meditations, how/where I shop, offering kindness and compassion in my daily interactions etc. But today, it really drove home for me what practical mindfulness looked and felt like. It was a simple trip to the farmers market. The decision to go / not to go went…