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January 31, 2024: Our latest Podcast:  Empowerment based on Positive Personal Power

December 24, 2023: Our latest Podcast: Empowering Our Global Community to Achieve Good

November 29, 2023: Our latest Podcast: The First E in P.E.A.C.E. – Empowerment of Young Adults

October 31, 2023: Our latest Podcast: All about Matthew Perry and his Empowerment

September 20, 2023: Our latest Podcast: The First E in P.E.A.C.E – Empowerment of Youth and International Peace Day

August 31, 2023: Our latest Podcast: The First E in P.E.A.C.E – Empowerment – How We Empower Young Children (from Conception to 7)

July 31, 2023: Our latest Podcast: The First E in P.E.A.C.E. – Empowerment – and its Intrinsic Link to Human Rights

July 2, 2023: We have been delighted to continue our support during 2022-23 to the UN Association of Australia (Queensland) and its Peace and Security Program, which in turn supports the UN’s broader SDGs. As a volunteer Strategic Advisor to the Program and a member of UNAA, Nola Hennessy attended the recent Brisbane workshop to start off the 2023-24 year and will also provide advisory support throughout the year, to support growth of Program funding and sponsorships.

June 2023: As we close out the business year in Australia, we are delighted to share that our Founder and Principal, Nola Hennessy, recently received the Australian Defence Force Bronze Commendation for the last 2.5 years of support to Joint Capabilities Group (Information and Cyber Warfare). 8 May 2023, L-R: MAJGEN Ana Duncan presenting Nola with the Commendation, details of our most recent contribution in support of Defence, and Nola with AIRCDRE Richard Lennon and CAPT Paul Scott:

                  

May 28, 2023: Our latest Podcast: Remembering Tina Turner – Standing in Your Power (and having the courage to keep moving forward in life)

April 9, 2023: Our latest Podcast: It’s OK to be good – it’s OK to be your best self

March 30, 2023: IP Australia advised of the registration of our second Australian Trademark (for The Peace Ranch®) with an effective date of August 22, 2022. More details can be found on the Trademarks page

March 6, 2023: Our latest Podcast: The Peace Angel Epilogue – Synchronicities and Interdependencies

February 2023: We have voluntarily removed ourselves from the NSW Professional Consultancy Services Panel and NSW Supplier Hub (see below for context)

January 30, 2023: We have voluntarily begun removing our place on all government panels. Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd (in Australia) will remain a member of the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) and supplier to Defence under the DSS Panel until its likely expiry in April 2024. 

January 23, 2023: Our Australian trademark application for The Peace Ranch® (per USA trademark) has been formally accepted

January 22, 2023: Our latest Podcast: Mediocrity and Accountability

December 26, 2022: Our latest Podcast: The Importance of leaving good Heart Prints and always Nurturing Relationships

October 9, 2022: Our 2023 Seminars and Retreats are now open for registration. Find out more here!

September 11, 2022: Our latest podcast: Honoring Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III and those left behind post-9/11

April 18, 2022: What lies beneath the P in P.E.A.C.E.? – Peace Bites™ Podcast

February 27, 2022: A New Model for PEACE© – our first Peace Bites™ Podcast is now on Spotify.

January 2022: The world’s first the Peace Room™, home to our Peace Bites Podcast, education and peace negotiation services, commenced operation. Our first Peace Bites™ Podcast will be available in February 2022.

October 24, 2021: We are delighted to announce the purchase of our first The Peace Ranch® facility in Paradise Point QLD Australia on October 11. 

September 11, 2021: Remembering 9/11 20 years on, and news of our first The Peace Ranch® facility commencing operation in October 2021

June 29, 2021: We are delighted to continue our support to the UN Association of Australia (Queensland) and its Peace and Security Program, which in turn supports the UN’s broader SDGs. As a volunteer Strategic Advisor to the Program and a member of UNAA, Nola Hennessy will be supporting the UNAA again in 2021-22.

March 30, 2021: We are very pleased to advise the USPTO’s advice of acceptance of our Serenidad Consulting® trademark for a further 5 years through December 2024

October 2020: In support of our existing pre-qualification as a Tier 1 supplier to NSW Government, Serenidad Consulting is now registered on NSW Government’s Supplier Hub

October 2020: We are delighted to be sponsoring the North Canberra U-16s Futsal team “Untouchables” (blue) during their 20/21 season. Here’s a peek at the action during Sunday’s (10/18) game

September 11, 2020: Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd (Australia) was successfully registered on Australia’s Digital Marketplace

September 11, 2020: Remembering 9-11-01 and our special Peace Bite:

June 30, 2020: We are delighted to continue our support to the UN Association of Australia (Queensland) and its Peace and Security Program, which in turn supports the UN’s broader SDGs. As a volunteer Strategic Advisor to the Program and a member of UNAA, Nola Hennessy will be supporting the UNAA again in 2020-21.

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March 25, 2020: The Peace Ranch® inspirational and educative Peace Bites are now available on both of our You Tube channels, “Serenidad Consulting” for all videos since 2012 and “The Peace Ranch – Serenidad Consulting“ used primarily for on-line education, coaching and sharing.

March 20, 2020: Due to the global impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic all face-to-face educational events will be postponed until mid 2021. Consulting and on-line peace negotiation services continue.   

December 20, 2019: Our first Decade in Review and “where to from here”:

December 2019: The Peace Ranch® 24/7 Approach to Building Peace – from January 2020 our range of specialist services (including mediation, conflict and dispute resolution, collaborative dispute resolution, coaching, facilitation and counselling) become available for our global clients, across all time zones. More details available here.

September 11, 2019: Remembering 9-11-01:

September 10, 2018: Making a Difference, for Peace

July 3, 2018: Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd in Australia is now pre-qualified to provide a range of services to NSW State Government

May 30, 2018: Read about why and how Serenidad Consulting® was formed, plus a little more you didn’t know, in our latest interview with IdeaMensch 

March 2018: Our adult book on building resilience and being empowered to heal after trauma (Post-Traumatic Stress – Not a Life Sentence) has recently won 4 new awards including 2 USA awards for Best Non-Fiction Book. With a total of 37 international awards for both Feronia (our Children’s Book) and PTS – Not a Life Sentence, we are very pleased they are having a positive impact and being so readily recognized. We thank the judges in the respective festivals, for this recognition. Update: April 18, 2018 – read our latest media release in Broadway World

January 17, 2018: Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd, our Australian entity, has been selected as a Tier 1 supplier for the upcoming Australian whole-of-Federal Government Panel being managed by the Australian Defence Organisation, the Defence Support Services Panel. Further information will be posted to Our Clients once the Panel commences on April 20th 2018.

January 2018: Our latest 2 books, on building resilience and being empowered to heal after trauma, have won a range of further awards with a total of 33 internationally, including two Best Children’s Book awards (for Feronia) and Best Health/Wellness Book (for Post-Traumatic Stress – Not a Life Sentence). Once again, we greatly appreciate the recognition given by the judges in the respective book festivals.

November 8, 2017: Our latest 2 books, on building resilience and being empowered to heal after trauma, have won a further 4 USA awards, with a total of 25 internationally including Best Children’s Book (Feronia) and Best Health/Wellness Book (PTS – Not a Life Sentence). We greatly appreciate the recognition given by the judges in the respective book festivals.

September 10, 2017: We extend our empathy to all who suffered on or as a result of the events of 9/11/01.

July 25, 2017: Our duo of books on empowerment and building resilience after trauma, have just won another 5 international book awards.  With 21 awards for both, including Best Health Book (for PTS) and Best Children’s Book (for Feronia), we know their messages have the capacity to affect significant positive change for individuals impacted by traumatic events.

July 21, 2017: We appreciate the first unsolicited and independent review of Post-Traumatic Stress – Not a Life Sentence by Gary Bergman, an officer in the Australian Army, facilitated by the Australian Bravery Association’s Sally Gregory.

Further context for this review and the power of these trauma and resilience books can be achieved by listening to Cyrus Webb and Nola Hennessy discuss this vitally important topic on ConversationsLIVE, June 19th 2017.

June 27, 2017: Post-Traumatic Stress – Not A Life Sentence wins its 6th international award, as Best Health Book in the 2017 USA Beach Book Festival, and Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free wins its 10th international award in the same festival

May 21, 2017: Post-Traumatic Stress – Not A Life Sentence wins its 4th international award, as Runner Up Best Health/Wellness Book in the 2017 USA Green Book Festival (San Francisco), and Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free wins its 8th international award in the same festival

May 19, 2017: Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free wins its 7th international award and Post-Traumatic Stress – Not A Life Sentence wins its 3rd international award – in the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival

May 15, 2017: Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free wins two further international awards and Post-Traumatic Stress – Not A Life Sentence wins its first two international awards – in the 2017 Paris and Amsterdam Book Festivals

May 4, 2017: Read our latest article “The Importance of Saying “When””, written in support of Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month (USA) in June 

March 2017: Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free wins its 4th award as Best Children’s Book2017 USA Great Southwest Book Festival

March 24, 2017: Our second book, for adults, on recovery and healing from trauma and developing resilience, is launched.

Post-Traumatic Stress – Not a Life Sentence (Viewing Trauma and its Effects through a Resilience Lens) is written to inspire and guide readers towards a positive self-fulfilling prophecy

March 14, 2017: Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free wins its first three awards, including Runner-Up Best Children’s Book in both the Great Northwest and Great Southeast USA Book Festivals

February 2, 2017: Our first children’s book, Feronia – The Little Girl Who Learned To Fly Free, is launched. Feronia’s story is designed to inspire healing, growth and empowerment after childhood trauma, and has been written especially for children aged 7-15 years of age

December 13, 2016: Nola Hennessy was recently asked by Thought Catalog to write an article on peace. We’re delighted to see it’s been published in full here as “7 Beautiful Ways Each One of Us Can Foster World Peace”

December 6, 2016: The Peace Ranch® USA Trademark Registration is formally issued by the USPTO – see more details here

December 2, 2016: Our latest article including tips on achieving Individual to Individual Peace, is now available

October 29, 2016: The United States Patents and Trademarks Office announced its acceptance of The Peace Ranch® trademark in the remaining three classes. 

September 21, 2016: It’s International Peace Day! Fighting is actually the easiest route to take. Peace requires commitment to engage with others in a way that is constructive. When people talk things through honestly and calmly, peace is the result…………we encourage you celebrate #InternationalPeaceDay and do your part to help create positive change

September 9, 2016: We extend our empathy to all who suffered loss as a result of the atrocities which unfolded on 9/11/01. On an extended trip to NYC in 2014 our CEO paid her respects at the WTC memorial on Friday Oct 24th:

As Nola Hennessy walked to the Memorial, this was her first view:

September 2, 2016: Read our CEO’s contribution in Business News Daily‘s article on “Women Seeking Mentors: Empowerment for Success

September 2016: The Australian Peacekeeper Magazine, Spring/September 2016 issue, features our latest article “Empowering People with Useful, Factual and Timely Information” 

July 2016: The Peace Powerhouse (a Facebook-based public group for discussion and information sharing) is launched

June 2016: The Australian Peacekeeper Magazine featured our latest article Prevention Focused Education and Sustainable Peace”

May 2016: The Peace Ranch® trademark is approved by the US Patents and Trademarks in initial Classes 41 & 42

May 2016: Serenidad Consulting® is recognized as “A world-changer” in the latest issue of The COVE Magazine

March 2016: The Australian Peacekeeper Magazine, March 2016 Fall edition, featured our editorial on Conflict Resolution and Peace starting with Individual Commitment

December 2015: Our new Australian Office is now located at The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove QLD:

September 11, 2015: with respect…

September 2015: The Australian Peacekeeper Magazine, Spring 2015 edition, features our USA Trademark and plans

July 25, 2015: Serenidad Consulting LLC became a Texas State Vendor

July 13, 2015: “The Peace Angel” memoir by Nola Hennessy receives its 17th award, including Best Autobiography in two USA festivals in 2014 and 2015

June 15, 2015: Media Release: Inspirational Author Nola Hennessy’s Touching Memoir ”The Peace Angel” Honored with 16 International Awards

June 1, 2015: Our latest editorial on eliminating terrorism “What if we think prevention, instead of reaction?” is featured in the Winter (June) 2015 Edition of Australian Peacekeeper Magazine

June 2015: The Peace Angel  memoir wins a further two awards at the 2015 New York and Green Book Festivals

May 2015: The Peace Angel  memoir wins a further four awards at the 2015 Amsterdam, San Francisco, Paris and Beach Book Festivals

March 2015:  The Peace Angel memoir wins its 10th award, at the 2015 Pacific Rim Book Festival – Press Release

February  2015: The Peace Angel memoir wins Best Autobiography at the 2015 Great Northwest Book Festival, two Runner Up awards at the 2015 Great Southeast and Southwest Book Festivals, and a further literary award at the 2015 Los Angeles Book Festival

January 19, 2015: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day, The Peace Angel and Serenidad Consulting® are featured in USA Star Searchers Express

December 2014 & January 2015: The Peace Angel memoir receives a further 3 literary awards – 2014 London UK, 2014 New England USA and 2015 Florida USA Book Festivals

December 10, 2014: Special Message of Peace interview on Voice America’s Empowerment Channel

December 2, 2014: Serenidad Consulting’s USA Trademark Registration is formally issued by the USPTO – Media Release

November 27, 2014: Our editorial on personal accountability for peaceful choices and the need for peace to be articulated in military “white papers” is featured in the Australian Summer 2014 Edition of Australian Peacekeeper Magazine

and a discovery of synchronicity: Nola Hennessy recently took some time-out in Dallas to attend the Texas State Fair. In the many photos taken that day, this gem appeared during our making selections for our Gallery. Little did this young lady know how totally in sync she is with our mission of peace and Nola’s sentiment:

November 3, 2014The Peace Angel  wins best Autobiography at the 2014 Great Midwest Book Festival and an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Southern California (SoCal) Book Festival

October 31, 2014: Voice America Empowerment Channel’s ‘Empowering Women, Transforming Lives’ show releases their interview with Nola Hennessy about personal power and choices

October 20 & 21, 2014: Read our contribution to Business News Daily‘s article on “Women Seeking Mentors: 5 Questions to Ask” and Huffington Post‘s “5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Mentor

October 16, 2014: Nola Hennessy and Serenidad Consulting® awarded a Certificate of Recognition for peace work and one of 2014’s Women of Impact awards:

October 14, 2014: Out of the Box Podcast of West Hollywood releases a highly informative and thought-provoking interview with Nola Hennessy on PTS and its impacts on society

September 2014: The Australian Spring Edition of Australian Peacekeeper Magazine includes our feature editorial

August 1, 2014: Media Release – Leading Businesswoman and Award-Winning Empowerment Author Set to Release Memoir, The Peace Angel

June 30, 2014: Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd (Australia) joins the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation Support Services (DMOSS) Panel of Suppliers as a Tier 1 provider

June 11, 2014: From PMS to PMA is now available through Amazon in Kindle and paper formats

June 10, 2014: No Boxing Allowed is now available through Amazon in Kindle and paper formats

May 2014: Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd (Australia) is very happy to announce it has received the 2013 Australian Excellence Award for Commercial Excellence, by the US Trade and Commerce Institute. The Institute is an independent body which assesses companies (US and international) across a range of industries, awarding those which meet and exceed industry benchmarks. Companies are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community. Serenidad Consulting Pty Ltd is one of a number of recipients alongside several growing US companies.

February 2014: Our Safety Management System development support to Australia’s Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) has earned our client a CEO of DMO Commendation and automatic entry into the Defence Safety Awards in Australia. We’re delighted about this outcome for our client and the ongoing benefits for their personnel!

November 2013: Registration of Trademark Name and Logo finalized (effective May 2013)

November 2013: Serenidad Consulting becomes a Tier 1 provider for delivery of a wide range of Consultancy and Business Services to Dept of Social Services; and Education and Training Services to the Australian Public Service Commission and Dept of Veterans’ Affairs

November 4, 2013 (USA) – Media Release: Empowering People Through Education……Approaching Peacemaking and Non-Violence by staying “up stream”

October 2013: Serenidad Consulting becomes a Tier 1 provider for delivery of a wide range of Consultancy and Business Services (as per Customs Panel), to additional Federal Government agencies including Dept of Industry

September 6, 2013: Serenidad Consulting becomes a Tier 1 provider for delivery of a wide range of Consultancy and Business Services to Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

August 19, 2013: Thank you to KRMagazine in the UK for promoting our PTS and Building Community Resilience seminars in November. KRMagazine provides specialist insight into current trends in kidnapping for ransom………..

July 3, 2013: Nola Hennessy was interviewed by Cynthia Brian on Voice America’s Empowerment Channel – Nola discussed her soon-to-be-published autobiography, the company’s latest initiatives in Australia and the planned move of our Global Head Office operation to the USA

May 25, 2013: Nola Hennessy was interviewed by USA Government Military Times senior writer, on our contribution and efforts regarding PTS education and rehabilitation. More information will be posted to our Media Page when available.

May 6, 2013: In what is described as a “very, very tough competition” celebrating the best books of the US Spring, From PMS to PMA  was Runner-Up in the “How To” Books category and No Boxing Allowed  received a further Honorable Mention in the “Spiritual” category  at the San Francisco Book Festival, USA http://www.sanfranciscobookfestival.com/

March 20, 2013: Serenidad Consulting becomes a Tier 1 provider for delivery of capacity strengthening and support services to Remote Jobs and Communities Program applicants (Ref: Australian Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

March 16, 2013: No Boxing Allowed  and From PMS to PMA received further awards, Honorable Mentions in the category of Spiritual and How To Books respectively, in the Great Southeast Book Festival, USA

Febraury & March 2013: No Boxing Allowed received a further 3 awards, Honorable Mentions in the category of Spiritual Books, and From PMS to PMA received a further 2 awards, Honorable Mentions in the category of How To Books, in the Great Southwest, Los Angeles and Great Northwest Book Festivals, USA

January 19, 2013: Nola Hennessy presented an international perspective at the New England Book Festival Publishing Seminar – Future of Books panel discussion

December 23, 2012: No Boxing Allowed received its 5th award, an Honorable Mention in the category of Spiritual Books in the London Book Festival

December 18, 2012: No Boxing Allowed received its 4th award, an Honorable Mention in the category of Spiritual Books, and From PMS to PMA received its 2nd award, an Honorable Mention in the category of How To Books, in the New England Book Festival USA

December 14, 2012: Vox Presenters USA (Keynote Speakers and Entertainers) included Nola Hennessy in their USA “Leadership” speakers

November 13, 2012: Dawn Paul of Houston Style Magazine, Texas, published her review of “From PMS to PMA” and author interview for magazine readers around the USA

October 2012: Nola Hennessy invited to join and accepted into World-Wide Who’s Who

October 29, 2012: Nola Hennessy attended a cocktail reception at the W Hotel in Hollywood CA to receive her awards in the Southern California Book Festival

October 18, 2012: No Boxing Allowed received its 3rd award, an Honorable Mention in the category of Spiritual Books, and From PMS to PMA received its first award, an Honorable Mention in the category of How To Books, in the Southern California Book Festival

October 14, 2012: The official handover of a fully sponsored new ATV to the President of the Mollymook Surf Life Saving Club. 

 
Nola Hennessy with members of a visiting surf boat crew
(sponsored by the Australian Navy)
 

August 2012: Nola Hennessy commenced her global book tour for her first two non-fiction books No Boxing Allowed and From PMS to PMA

2011: No Boxing Allowed award Best Inspirational book by the North America Book Entrepreneurs alliance