New View of The Dragon in 2012


Originally written as a story and metaphor for a young client, this was first published in
my poetry book, ‘Secret Garden of the Soul’, here recreated and revised for 2012, 

the Year of the Water Dragon.


Happy Chinese New Year…


Love in the Dragon's Nest blog pic


Christine is a psychologist, executive coach, mentor, speaker, published author and poet. With a varied and successful 25-year career in research and consulting across diverse sectors, she now conducts leadership and organisational transformations. As a guide and mentor she seeks to release untapped potential in her clients.

She has recently completed extensive research into creating sustainable cultures for more values-driven, loving, compassionate organisations, with over sixty global leaders, ranging from HH the Dalai Lama to Sir Terry Leahy and The Rt Hon Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business. Christine is a Fellow of London Metropolitan University Business School’s Centre for Progressive Leadership.

Christine is able to adapt to different environments and issues quickly, where she is known for her ethical approach, her empathy, her stimulating and thought-provoking method of questioning, and for her ability to put people at ease. She is renowned for her creative resourcefulness and wisdom, her penetrating analysis, insights and ability to provoke transformational thinking and action for organisations and individual coaching and consulting clients worldwide.


  1. Mary C. Weaver says

    Well, I'm a bit sad the dragon has gone. 

  2. A good, thought provoking read as always Christine 🙂
    Thanks for sharing and happy Chinese new year.

  3. Peeling back the layers…digging deep to find the true self…this can be applied to life in so many ways. Thanks for sharing.

    • Thank you Lisa, it’s important for people to be authentic, to be really themselves, rather than wear masks and layers and cover up the beauty of what they truly are. very young children usually have a curiosity, a liveliness, a joie de vivre and exuberance which is evident, but sometimes their circumstances lead to the suppression of this joy, and the ‘system’ can mean that they are stopped – don’t make a noise, don’t ask questions etc etc.

      We need more people to be able to be themselves, unafraid of being human, and seeing beyond the obvious and also knowing how much we don’t know…

  4. It's lovely! And such a beautiful message. You're super talented… thanks for sharing.

    • Thank you Suzanne, I am glad you think it’s lovely. And what a wonderful compliment, writing poetry and poetic prose is something I absolutely love to do, and if it gives pleasure to others as well, then I am doubly blessed. 🙂

  5. Fascinating.  What a great story.  Thanks for sharing it!

  6. Beautiful Christine! Innocent and revealing. Reminds me of a reflective piece of crystal that you could simply look at and gain insight from.

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