Author Archives: Sarah-Jane Menato

Human Wayfinding, Migration and The Otic Capsule

In March, five weeks after my Mum died, I heard Professor Sue Black on Radio 4 talking about her book “All That Remains”. She spoke about death in a forthright way I have developed a thirst for. Currently Professor of … Continue reading

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Calling “Time” on “Fixing and Fighting” and Shifting to “Wrestling and Mending”

I turned 60 in April. My birthday came a few short weeks after intimately accompanying my Mum on her death-path and bringing the scattered threads of her long life together for her funeral in March. I’ve crossed a threshold and … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman, Leadership and Power

“………Wonder Woman’s head piece has several functions, one of which makes her invulnerable to “telepathic attacks”… (she) can resist psychic pressure from power being misused against her….. Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth, a magical golden lariat compels anyone it encircles … Continue reading

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Myths and Lies

In a world increasingly aware of how data and facts can be used and the presence of “fake” news, I want to clarify the use of the word “myth”. A myth is not a lie. When the word “myth” is … Continue reading

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On Being a “Taker” and Restoring “Labyrinth Consciousness”

Life as I’ve known it has come to an end more than once during my lifetime. The end of my life as I’ve known it, until this point, has not meant the end of my life. What I’m learning about … Continue reading

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“The Rotting Carcass In The Woods” metaphor

Even if I can’t see what’s going on, something always is. Walking in the woods a while ago, I could smell change, even though I couldn’t see it. And it didn’t smell good. The metaphor seems relevant in these times.

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Myths and Radical Inclusion for 21st Century Women Leaders

The word myth has many meanings. It can mean a lie; it can also mean an oral legacy passed down from pre-recorded history. Myths are sometimes seen as history distorted by being passed down, and sometimes as metaphors and allegories … Continue reading

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