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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.  Read the Media Release.

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: The Australian Peacekeeper Magazine, December 2015 edition, featured our editorial on balancing peace work with military support

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

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


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

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 28, 2014: Media Release – Serenidad Consulting advocates for positive change and empowerment in the rehabilitation and healing of those enduring post-traumatic stress symptoms

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.

April 2014: We are delighted to be supporting the efforts of Defence for implementation of its enterprise Work Health and Safety MIS, Army in the implementation of specialist ICT training, Defence Security Authority, and a further DMO Systems Program Office.


March 2014:  Our client Defence Materiel’s ANZACSPO in Australia, with Consultant Lauren Neville (RHS) sharing the Defence Safety Award for the SPO’s new Safety Management System (SMS). The Chief of Australia’s Defence Force personally awarded the SPO its well-deserved award. Huge congratulations to Donna and Brian of ANZACSPO and a big thank you to Lauren for her outstanding work!! The SPO’s new SMS is now in the running for Australia’s top national safety awards competition, run by the Regulator Comcare.

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!

January 1st, 2014: Serenidad Consulting LLC (USA) now operational

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

November 2013: Serenidad Consulting is included in the list of organizations able to deliver 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 is included in the list of organizations able to deliver 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 is included in the list of organizations able to deliver 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………..

August 12, 2013: By invitation, we are pleased to be directly supporting the efforts of Focus on Women Magazine in Maryland USA, by having No Boxing Allowed and From PMS to PMA available for sale in both e-book and paperback. Significant proceeds from book sales contribute to the Afghan Women’s Fund.

August 3, 2013: A review of Nola’s upcoming autobiography has been added to Red Room 

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

March 20, 2013: Serenidad Consulting is included in the list of organizations able to deliver 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

March 8, 2013: Healing From PTSD and Moving Forward With Life - our article has been reviewed and published by Leah Guy through her website.





March 7 & 8, 2013: No Boxing Allowed received a further two awards, Honorable Mentions in the category of Spiritual Books, and From PMS to PMA received a further two awards, Honorable Mentions in the category of How To Books, in the Great Southwest and Great Northwest Book Festivals, USA

February 23, 2013: No Boxing Allowed received its 6th award, an Honorable Mention in the category of Spiritual Books in the 2013 Los Angeles Book Festival

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 and a formal handshake.

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