Your musicality, your power - by David Lasserson

Your musicality, your power - by David Lasserson

Are you missing a trick?

When people say ‘I’m not musical’, they most likely mean that they don’t channel their innate musicality into playing instruments or singing. But are they missing a trick? Musicality itself is the gift here, not the ability to play or sing well. The foundations of musicality can be found in the most universal things, such as breathing, walking, talking and gesturing.

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Why I'm going scroll-free in September

Why I'm going scroll-free in September

Josie Cox, Business Editor of The Independent by day, is also the Insight Collective's Chair and Blog Contributor. Josie leads our thought-provoking panel discussions and shares her musings here...

It’s 3am and I’m doing everything short of propping my eyelids open with matchsticks to try and stay awake. My three-month old daughter is sleepily suckling at a bottle on my lap. She’s doing a worse job than I am at not dropping off: I keep having to stroke her cheek to encourage her to drink. We’ve both only had sporadic slumber for the last few nights and my baby brain has really set in. 

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Somatic awareness: what is it and why should I care?

Somatic awareness: what is it and why should I care?

In the dog-eat-dog world of professional competition, it's often down to the individual to differentiate themselves in order to stand out. Bobby Davis is regularly called upon to lend a helping hand. Here she gives us the low-down on what being a somatic coach actually means and how we can all use small techniques to build self-awareness and boost our well-being in both the workplace and beyond.

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