Category Archives: Inspiring

5 Ways to Break Out of the Why? Thinking Spiral

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When something goes wrong, do you (or does someone you know) get fixated on asking “Why?”, “Why me?” or “Why now?”. Is it driving you nuts? Well, you’re not alone. It’s something I see a lot, and it’s easy to … 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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How to See New Years Resolutions Through a New Lens | By Inga Michaelsen

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The tradition of New Years resolutions goes back over 4000 years. Babylonians made promises & offerings to their gods at the beginning of the New Year, so the gods might bestow their grace upon them. During Caesar’s time in ancient … 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 research … 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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Do You Need a Boost? 4 Uncommon Questions A Shaman Might Ask | By Guest Author Steve Mitten

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This week’s article is a bite-sized favourite of mine from Master Coach Steve Mitten CPCC, MCC. He looks at 4 uncommon questions you might get asked if you went to see a shaman when you’re feeling lost, uninspired or perhaps … Continue reading

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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 we’re so … 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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25 x Fabulous Inspirational Quotes to Get You Fired up and Back on Track!

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How are your goals coming along? I’m a big fan of quotes as a source of inspiration and to help you refocus on your goals this week I’m sharing some of my favourite inspirational quotes! So, if you want to … Continue reading

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