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Accepting Yourself…

  So often we externalize our needs and think that being accepted by others is what is truly important. But it is accepting ourselves - warts and all - that is the truly liberating discovery in life. Do you accept who you really are without judging yourself for...

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Don’t Give Up Yet!

We have been in 2017 a total of 20 days and already social media is full of memes of people giving up on their resolutions because they have failed or fallen off the wagon. Or worse still I saw an online advert proclaiming that there were 'only 50 weeks left' in which...

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Your Thoughts Have Power

When you wake up each morning, what are the first thoughts that go through your head? Are they "oh no, I have so much to do"; "I wish it was the weekend already"; "I hate my job"? Or, are they "I'm going to get so much done today"; "I can't wait for the weekend"; "I...

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Rediscover Your True Purpose

We all know someone who knew exactly what they wanted to do and be from the time they were a child. Someone who seemed to follow some predetermined path and have laser-sharp direction all the way through to adulthood. But for every one person we know that is like...

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6 Steps to Dealing with Conflict

Pretty much all of my blog posts are born out of my own experiences and a deep wish to help others make it through similar situations with someone who understands what they are facing. Sometimes simply knowing that you're not alone can really spur you on to keep...

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Curing Comparisonitis

Do you always find yourself comparing your life and what you do to the lives of others? That's what I kindly now refer to as Comparisonitis! I first came across the term a few years ago when I approached an amazing businesswoman, Jane Lindsay of Snapdragon, for some...

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Are You up for a Challenge?

Last October I ran a challenge over on Facebook. The rules were very simple: Join my Facebook group Meditate every day for a month The aims of the challenge were: To dispel the myth that meditation requires you to spend hours on end thinking of nothing To show that...

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You Are Already an Inspiration

On my recent summer holiday to the USA, I found myself supporting my amazing friend during a very difficult time in her life. As it turned out, my trip could not have been timed better and my own experience in a similar situation 18 months before allowed me to impart...

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Be Afraid, But Do It Anyway

Hello! I'm back from my holidays and finally getting back to blogging. In fact, I have a notebook full of post ideas, scribbles and sweary words to be getting on with over the coming weeks and months. For the first time in many years, I took a proper Summer break. My...

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7 Reasons I Love Working for Myself

Being self-employed can be lonely, difficult, testing, frustrating, all-consuming and downright scary, especially in times of financial uncertainty like we are facing here in the UK at the moment - but I wouldn't change it for the world!! After 13 wonderful years out...

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42 is the Answer

I recently turned 42 and fully intend to spend all year saying I have "the Answer"! Although, in agreement with Deep Thought - the super computer in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy that took over 7½ million years to compute and check the answer to 'Life, the...

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