Category Archives: Confidence & Authenticity

GRAPHIC: Be an Inspiration to Yourself – 5 Thoughtful Questions!

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We are all inspired by someone so why not let that someone – BE YOU!  Answer these 5 Fab Questions to Help You Become an Inspiration to Yourself! Explore these questions and journal around them to bring even more inspiring qualities into … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC: 7 Coaching Questions to Freshen up Your Life!

Spring has sprung (at least it has in the Northern Hemisphere) so it’s a great time to start spring cleaning our homes and lives!  Answer these 7 Coaching Questions to Help Spring Clean Your Life! Explore these questions and journal around them to give … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC: 7 Deep Questions to Connect to Your Dreams!

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As we head towards the end of the year, the reducing hours of daylight (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere) focus us inwards. It’s a great time to pause and reflect – in preparation for our annual goal-setting. … Continue reading

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7 Ways to “Do What You Love” Without Looking For a New Job!

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How ‘Do What You Love’ Sets Us Up for Disappointment – and What to Do About it! I have an issue with the current self-help meme that encourages people to “do what they love”. How many times have you heard: … Continue reading

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How Cognitive Dissonance Makes You Say Silly Things!

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In my late teens, I had a friend who dated a rather angry man. One of the stranger things he did was pour an entire kettle of boiling water into his mother’s handbag. I remember how calmly she told me. … Continue reading

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Trailblazing Women: Eleanor Roosevelt (USA) | by Ellie Langford Parks

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This Tuesday 8th March is International Women’s Day. What better way to celebrate women internationally than to celebrate this woman who loved to travel and used her position to better people’s lives! Read our inspiring guest post from Ellie Langford … Continue reading

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FECK! Easy, Fun 4 Step Process to Help You Deal With Interruptions

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When we allow ourselves to get interrupted, what we’re saying is that the interruption is more important than what we’re currently doing. That’s why it feels icky when a friend, colleague, boss or store assistant we’re talking with stops to … Continue reading

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What is Voluntary Simplicity? Simplify Your Life and Be Happier!

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  Earlier this week I came across an article on Voluntary Simplicity. I realised this is what my husband Duncan and I have been doing over the last 12 years or so – without realising it! So I did some … Continue reading

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Are You Stuck on a Hamster Wheel? What Do You Need in Your Life to Thrive?

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I know it’s not just me. We all lead such busy lives – and all too often we simply don’t take enough care of our ‘selves’. We may make a priority of taking care of others and/or our careers, but … Continue reading

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Are you Creating Your Dream Life?

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This morning I woke up feeling stressed, overwhelmed and resentful. My brain was full, I was tired and frustrated. It’s too much! It’s been an extremely busy few weeks for me – holding my biggest sale of the year at … Continue reading

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