Category Archives: Confidence & Authenticity

5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Day!

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  One of the biggest lies we’re told (and it’s constantly reinforced in adverts, movies, magazines etc) is that we SHOULD be happy. Yes, there are horrible atrocities going on all over the world right now, people starving and/or living … Continue reading

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Why You Need To Stop Worrying What Others Think – Now!

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We spend our lives tying ourselves in knots, worrying what other people think when – and here’s the irony – most people will have forgotten us within a few moments! But the need to please and “fit in” goes deep; as humans we have a fundamental need to belong. Continue reading

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Two Actions You Can Take Today To Feel Brilliant AND Begin to Create the Life You Want!

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I don’t know about you but I have an action-bias. Whatever happens in life – good, bad, indifferent – I feel the need to take action. Action moves me towards my goals, and it also helps me resolve my issues … Continue reading

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

Reading Time: 2 min 40 sec

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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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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Is This You Too? How I FINALLY Learned to Take Care of Myself…

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When your life gets stressful, when you feel overwhelmed, what do YOU do? Well, when I first moved to Canada from England almost 10 years ago and left behind my friends and much of my family, I had quit the … Continue reading

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10 Meaningful Areas for you to Ponder, Reflect and Create an AMAZING Year!

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Recently, my life turned upside down. A family crisis has meant my husband Duncan and I are flying back and forth from Canada to England for what will probably be about 18 months in total.  Now, although I’m more adjusted … Continue reading

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Try These 5 Easy Tests to Explore How Meaningful Your Goals REALLY Are!

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I don’t know about you, but I use my gut feelings (or intuition) to figure out which goals to follow – and how to prioritise them. But it’s hard to do that, right? Well yes, and no… I love making … Continue reading

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