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  • Guest Blog by Penny Haslam: Why You Need Confidence Control Pants

    Being called a ‘control freak’ isn’t meant as a compliment, is it? I remember Tony Blair in the 90s being labelled a control freak for wanting to know everything that was going on in government. Personally, I don’t think this is a such a bad thing in a country’s Prime Minister. And of course, too...

  • The Present Moment: Don’t Let The Future Steal Your Present

    We spend a lot of our time either lost in our memories or thinking about the future. Perhaps you’re reliving a happy memory or perhaps you’re remembering that irritating comment your mother-in-law made last weekend. Maybe you’re looking forward to a weekend away or maybe you’re dreading that m...

  • Songs to bring some inspiration into 2019

    #1 Songs to bring some inspiration into 2019 "Everybody’s been there, everybody’s been stared down / By the enemy / Fallen for the fear and done some disappearing / Bow down to the mighty / Don’t run, stop holding your tongue / Maybe there’s a way out of the cage where you live / Maybe one of the...

  • GUEST BLOG: So you want to be… #DramaFree by Caitlin Walker

    This morning I got frustrated with my 11 year old for writing his spellings down in illegible writing - lots of things led to me forgetting everything I know about learning, dyspraxia, ADD, my own child, how to have a happy morning, basic parenting skills - those things were: leaving things too late...

  • Three Words for 2019

    Most of us will begin 2019 with three words – Happy New Year! It’s a phrase that carries a happy and positive wish for ourselves and for our loved ones. Many of us might use a further three words – My resolution is… New Year’s Resolutions are really well-intentioned but actually 80% have fa...

  • Are you happy in your job?

    I wonder if you’re happy in the job that you do I was really surprised last week to read that when asked “are you happy in your job?” over half the people in the UK that responded said no and I found that really incredible. Sometimes we think that we’re not very happy but actually, there may b...

  • Two Day Emerging Woman Art & Coaching Course

    A few months ago, a very good friend of mine called me. She insisted that I just had to go on this amazing 2-day “Emerging Woman” art course by gifted artist, Lisa Lochhead. I did momentarily wonder if she had gone mad. “I can’t draw!” I exclaimed. After all, I had known that I was rubbish...