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. We are underway to establish the Peace Room™ which will be home to our Peace Bites Podcast™, education and peace negotiation services. We will commence full operation of the Peace Room™ in January 2022.
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: 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
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.
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 Book, 2017 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 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
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…
August 31, 2015: Our US Postal Address has changed to
Serenidad Consulting LLC
2028 E Ben White Blvd, Suite 240 PMB 1881
Austin TX 78741
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
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 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:
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 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
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 PTSD 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.
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: Nick Mostyn, performed the official handover of a fully sponsored new ATV to the President of the Mollymook Surf Life Saving Club. On Nola’s return from overseas she was treated to a ride in the new ATV.
|Nola Hennessy with members of a visiting surf boat crew
(sponsored by the Australian Navy)
|Nick Mostyn, Strategic Advisor – Global, hands over the new ATV|
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 Dealers Exchange