Business mentoring for new celebrants

Business mentoring for new celebrants

This is where you'll find all my news and thoughts about being a Celebrant and Mentor, as well as snippets of the feedback that people kindly send to me. If you have any comments, suggestions or even your own personal testimonial to share, then I'd love to hear from you.

You can also keep up to date with what's happening right now through my social media channels, as I'm always sharing interesting pieces of information over there too.

Subtle messages that bring comfort

Posted: January 21st 2018

“…….and I noticed a Blue Tit through the window.  It appeared in the tree to your left during your final words…………So even for me, the most stubborn of non believers, found some warmth and comfort through the sadness during your service.“ These words came into my Email Inbox today.  They remind me that whatever your
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‘My Daughter’…….just one of those fridge magnets!

Posted: January 15th 2018

I’ve been clearing a few drawers and bags out lately and came across an old fridge magnet that my Mum must have given me some years ago. As I took her shopping today I caught myself glancing at her discreetly at different times as I remembered the gentle words embossed on the magnet: “My Daughter
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‘Gone Fishin’……rest gently now xxx

Posted: January 11th 2018

  This week I’ve been on the other side of the lectern, as I joined my family to say our farewells to a young man that made his Mum so proud of him. My thoughts  are with everyone who ever knew and loved this special person as it was clear from everyone who came to
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Chuffed….Shock Waves….and being indebted: Another year goes by!

Posted: December 30th 2017

As 2018 starts knocking on our doors, I’ve gently looked back over my shoulders to see what the last twelve months have meant for Sincere Moments. There have been some great developments that have moved the business in new directions but running alongside all of that, there have been moments that have brought me to
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A very merry Christmas to you and yours!

Posted: December 24th 2017

This festive period marks my 7th Christmas as a Celebrant and because I’m into rituals, you’ll know that every year I give a Christmas message on Christmas Eve.  I almost feel like the Queen! So as I bring together my festive wishes, here are some special sentiments for those who are in my thinking as
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How you never forget a Christmas Final Farewell

Posted: December 19th 2017

Leading Funeral Services at this time of year always brings an added sense of poignancy for everyone. Christmas is supposed to be about togetherness and celebration and so loss doesn’t have a natural space in these emotions.  My thoughts are always with individuals and families who lose people during the festive season. No Final Goodbye
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“With every goodbye……you learn”

Posted: December 10th 2017

As ever, it’s been a week of some poignant final farewells – all very different and all unique in their own rights.  But I always find that any Funeral Service I lead at this time of the year, has a much profound affect on everyone. Here’s a reading from one of my recent services.  It’s
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“Then they go, leaving a mark like a hand print…..” :when our parents are gone.

Posted: December 1st 2017

In one of the Funerals I led this week, I read a poem that a daughter had chosen to help her and her family, say their farewells to her Dad.  When you read it, you’ll see that the poem also recognises the profound influence that losing our parents can have on us. For me, it
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After 6 years on Twitter – I can’t ever see us falling out!

Posted: November 28th 2017

On the 28th November 2011 I sent out my very first tweet! Since then, I’ve dipped in and out of twitter with a total of 19,000 tweets!  If you’d asked me back then just what I’d hoped to get from it all, then you’d have heard some waffle, some silence and lots of what if’s
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“It’s a wonderful feeling………”

Posted: November 23rd 2017

Mentoring comes in all shapes and sizes.  That’s because every business owner approaches their development in different ways and with their own unique set of skills and values – the very things that make us who we are. A good Mentor and Coach works with that person’s inner compass, to help them find the strategies
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