Inspiring Leaders

Inspiring mindful leaders

March 14, 2018

MSR – Embracing Physical Pain Objectively Micro Course

The Objective Perspective: (in the zone) An objective perspective is one that is not influenced by emotions, opinions, or personal […]
March 7, 2018

Mindful-Stress: Grounding Technique – Micro-Course

Grounding & Mindfulness 6-minutes- https://goo.gl/a42uS1 Grounding is a mindfulness training technique, that helps keep someone in the present. Grounding helps […]
February 28, 2018

Intention, Attention and Action

Setting an intention and then bringing attention to it allows us to take mindful action. When we understand these concepts […]
February 21, 2018

Mindfulness Lessons Learned from Children

Have you ever felt down or cranky and then spent a little time with children? It is so refreshing to […]
February 13, 2018

Olympic Athletes, Mindfulness and Being in the Zone

In today’s newsletter I am looking at the mindfulness of the Olympic Athletes and how powerful they are when they […]
February 7, 2018

Mindful Stress: Opening and Smiling

Mindful Stress refers to the development of a relationship with stress so that we are better able to deal with […]
January 31, 2018

Bell Let’s Talk

Bell Let’s Talk is such a valuable day where people are encouraged to talk openly about mental health issues and […]
January 24, 2018

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children: A Workshop

With The Bell Let’s Talk Day approaching we are going to continue to discuss the connections between emotional intelligence and […]
January 16, 2018

Mindfulness and Children

Teaching mindfulness to children is a very important step in helping them to become emotionally intelligent. Helping children focus on […]
January 10, 2018

Jackie Eldridge Wren Leadership

Welcome to Wren Leadership. At Wren Leadership we strive to help people become the best leaders they can be through […]
January 2, 2018

Happy New Year

Being on retreat can recharge our batteries and allow us the opportunity to explore our inner landscapes as we release […]
December 20, 2017

Holiday Stress Busters – Part Four

Depression is a very real illness and the holidays often trigger a deep sadness that lingers and gets in the […]
December 13, 2017

Holiday Stress Busters – Part Three

Today we are continuing with the series about mindfulness and the holidays by looking at the ways that we can […]
December 6, 2017

More Holiday Stress Busters – Part Two

There is so much stress around the holiday season that it is very helpful to find ways to be able […]
November 28, 2017

Finding Peace in the Holiday Season – Part One

The holiday season is upon us and it can be a very stressful and anxiety-provoking time. It is also a […]
November 21, 2017

Developing Leadership Through Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence and Resilience

We are all leaders in some way and we can access our inner leadership wisdom through understanding the connections between […]
November 15, 2017

Finding Your Inner Rock Star

Dionne England was our final speaker at the Vivacious Leaders Conference this year and her topic, Leading Like a Rock […]
November 7, 2017

Fear is Stupid 90% of the time!

Today I am introducing you to Lucetta Zaytoun, another one of our dynamic speakers at the Vivacious Leaders Conference that […]
November 1, 2017

Stop Asking for Approval

We are all guilty of thinking we need approval from others from time-to-time. It can be very confining, preventing us […]
October 24, 2017

Leadership, Powerful Conversations and Attentive Listening

The role of leader crosses all avenues of life. It is not just about being a CEO, director or manager. […]
October 17, 2017

Resiliency and the “Me Too” Campaign

The “Me Too” Campaign has sparked a great deal of attention over the past number of days with many people […]
October 10, 2017

Resilience, Judgement and Energy

You might ask yourself how these three concepts fit together. In today’s video I am talking about the connection between […]
October 3, 2017

Resilience Continued

Hello Everyone, I am breaking my weekly tradition of making a video to send you an old-fashioned written newsletter. The […]
September 26, 2017

Resilience and Mindfulness

There is a very strong connection between mindfulness and the ability to develop resilience. In this week’s video we will […]
September 20, 2017


Resilience is not just an individual pursuit. Instead we can work together to provide he four protective factors that will […]
September 12, 2017

The Importance of Resilience

Resilience is the ability to be able to bounce back in the face of adversity. It is something that we […]
September 5, 2017

Jackie’s Top Ten Reasons to Adopt a Mindfulness Practice

There are many, many reasons to adopt a mindfulness practice and I have listed my top ten favourites. Mindfulness has […]
August 29, 2017

Meditation on Judgment and Non-judgmental awareness

Judgment is everywhere. We judge ourselves, others and even every day things like food, smells, movies, clothes and on and […]
August 23, 2017

Meditation on Thought and Emotion

As human beings we experience many thoughts and emotions throughout the day. Sometimes they are fleeting, while at other times […]
August 15, 2017

Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving Kindness Meditation is an amazing meditation to give yourself love and to send it to others. It is a […]
August 8, 2017

An Introduction to Mindfulness

According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, “mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness […]
August 1, 2017

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children

Teaching children the skills of emotional intelligence will allow them to develop into healthy and happy adults. You can foster […]
July 24, 2017

The Emotional Intelligence Journey

In this last installment of EI for self and others we are exploring the final sub scale of the assessment: […]
July 18, 2017

The Emotional Intelligence Journey Continues

In this video we are exploring two additional components of the emotional intelligence (EI) assessment and the ways you can […]
July 11, 2017

Fostering Emotional Intelligence in Self and Others

The five components of emotional intelligence are: self perception, self expression, interpersonal, decision-making and stress tolerance. In today’s video we […]
July 4, 2017

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence

According to Daniel Goleman, emotional intelligence is the key to success and a better indicator than our IQ. Understanding our […]
June 27, 2017


Resiliency is a concept that we all need to understand as it will determine how well we face adversity. We […]
June 13, 2017

The Value of Retreat

Retreats offer us a chance to renew, recharge and re-imagine who we are. They give us a chance to really […]
May 30, 2017

The Power of Personality Dimensions and Leadership: Part Four

Personality Dimensions and Conflict Research is very clear in telling us that conflict is a natural part of teams and […]
May 15, 2017

The Power of Personality Dimensions and Leadership: Part Three

Personality Dimensions and Communication Effective communication is at the core of human relationships. Learning about each other’s personality types and […]
May 4, 2017

The Power of Personality Dimensions and Leadership: Part Two

Personality Dimensions and Meetings In today’s video I am going to help you to see how understanding the personality dimensions […]
May 2, 2017

The Power of Personality Dimensions and Leadership: Part One

Personality Dimensions and Leadership Understanding yourself and others is the key to successful leadership. Personality Dimensions is a tool to […]