Banish This Word in 2015 to be Happier, Less Stressed & More Productive!

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Yoda is my favourite character in the Star Wars films. He is full of wisdom – as well as being pretty nifty in a fight, despite his small size and wizened, green appearance. And one of my favourite Yoda quotes … Continue reading

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5 Easy Steps To Create New Daily Habits & Set Yourself Up For Success

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Recently I have (re)introduced a number of daily habits to my life and I feel clearer, fitter and happier – in short – more successful. These new daily habits include 10 minutes planning out my work-day first thing (I’m achieving … Continue reading

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Are You A Secret Procrastinator? 3 Easy Procrastination Tips!

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In this article I share procrastination tips to help you procrastinate successfully (yes, there IS such a thing)! You see I recently discovered that I was a secret procrastinator! Secret because I HAD NO IDEA I regularly procrastinated. I consider … Continue reading

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Want To Enjoy Life More? Send Your Inner Critic on a Vacation!

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It’s September, and everyone is back to work. Our summer vacations (in the Northern hemisphere) are mostly over and it’s the perfect time to refocus and start afresh along with the new school year (and try something new with your … Continue reading

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Enjoy Summer Quotes & Personal Reflections Exercise

Quotes are so popular these days and I don’t know about you, but I love them! I find it incredible that a few words strung together can have the power to fill us with wisdom, energy and inspiration! So, here … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Summer – How Not to Be a Slave to Media Manipulation

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For Women Everywhere – and Those Who Love Them! In the Northern hemisphere it’s now officially summer. And everywhere I look I see ads for “the perfect swimsuit”, suncreams and self-tanners. In women’s magazines and online I see the question, … Continue reading

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15 of the Best Compliments to Make Everyone Feel Great (Including You!)

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I’ll start with one of my favourite jokes: A man walks into a bar and orders a beer. He’s sat there drinking when he hears someone say, “Nice tie!” But the bar is empty except for himself and the bartender … Continue reading

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5 Helpful Steps to Turn your Worry into a Healthy Activity!

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Are you What if-ing yourself into a pickle? Worrying is unpleasant at the best of times, and sometimes we manage to work ourselves up and feel truly horrible! We get busy imagining all sorts of scenarios that MIGHT happen – … Continue reading

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Who Do YOU Need to Appreciate in Your Life?

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A few years ago, I was on a 5 hour drive with my husband. He had fallen asleep (so obviously I was driving!) and I had slipped into this cool ‘zone’ of being totally in the present moment. I felt … Continue reading

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Sexism: Time to stop laughing it off – it’s not funny!

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I have taken a stand on sexism as long as I can remember.  When I was 7 years old, I challenged a classmate to say that girls were better than boys (he had been saying boys were better than girls … Continue reading

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