1212, 2014

How to Stay Calm Through the Christmas Season

Christmas is on its way and for some; this is a time of parties, present buying and additional worry and stress!   So in today’s blog, I am going to talk about how to keep yourself calm and relaxed over the festive season. For many, the Christmas holidays are a time for excitement; however, for others, it can be a time of stress and anxiety with many wishing that it ends quickly so they can get back to [...]

3011, 2014

Are you Living by Your Own Rules?

Take a minute or so to ask yourself – are you living your life or someone else’s?  I don’t just mean in terms of your career or business, but also in terms of how you behave, what you say and how you act. Many of us hide behind false masks – hiding who we really are and what we feel deep inside.   We could be afraid of showing our true authentic self as we fear the reaction [...]

1811, 2014

What Robs you of your Confidence?

If honest, most of us would like a little extra confidence, whether it is at work, in our relationships or maybe with our body image. Most of us recognise that confidence comes from inside of us.   It also helps a great deal if you can increase your confidence from a good foundation of self-respect and valuing yourself as a human being. There are many articles around on boosting your confidence, but today, we are going to explore [...]

1711, 2014

Life Should Be Fun!

I cringe when I hear phrases such as: •    Life should be hard •    If it’s worth it, you need to work hard for it •    Nothing comes easy •    No such thing as a free lunch •    You need to work hard in this life These phrases or beliefs have often been used throughout society for hundreds of years and also, passed down to us from our hard working parents or other significant influences in our [...]

1311, 2014

Connecting with Other People at Networking Events

I recently attended a networking event – something I don’t do very often I must admit!   As a business owner, we often have it drummed into us that you need to go out and network, make new connections and get yourself and your business brand out to as many relevant people as possible.     In addition, we are advised to connect on linked in with a wide range of connections in order to ensure we are found [...]