What We're Reading

We share what we are currently reading and why we recommend you consider reading these, too. In this post we review two books: Monkey is the Messenger: Meditation & What Your Busy Mind is Trying to Tell You and Dare to Lead.

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Delaney Tosh
Resilience: What Is It and Why is it Crucial for Female Leaders?

Female leaders face a multitude of converging challenges and current leadership research into what has women thrive as leaders all indicate that resilience is a vital tool for for driving and sustaining successes in leadership.

The reasons resilience is viewed as crucial for women are fairly obvious – the pace and intensity of our working lives, societal pressures and gender bias, the …

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Delaney Tosh
Retreat Recipes: Autumn Harvest Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette Dressing

One of the foundational things that supports women (well, everyone) in maintaining optimal and balanced mental, physical and emotional energy is nutrition. Given life’s demands on our attention and our ever-increasing pace of life it is not surprising that many women can find themselves depleted and in a space of hormonal imbalance, pain, mental and physical exhaustion and emotional reactivity.

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Retreat Recipes: Autumn's Roasted Apple & Butternut Squash Soup

A significant component of the Phoenix-Hearted Woman retreats is the concept of self-care and managing our energy for resilience, and so, we include in each of our retreats nourishing food to help us replenish our energy and support our health.

Our Autumn 2018 Recognize Retreat featured a homemade soup that was so popular it launched a new blog series - Our Seasonal Retreat Recipes! So here is our first recipe post…

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Letting Go: the Need for Approval

As summer dips toward autumn, I begin to reflect on surrender. What leaves will I relinquish to the season? What chaff needs separating from the grain? There’s one aspect of myself I revisit again and again: approval-seeking. Something happens in my mind when I start doing the thing I love for approval: the joy is lost. 

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Delaney ToshRecognize, Letting Go