The Masks That We Wear – And Not Just on Halloween!

The Masks That We Wear – And Not Just on Halloween!

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It’s that time of year again. You either love it or hate it, but either way Halloween is here to stay. After seeing all the ridiculous costumes and scary masks on display in town, it got me thinking. Did you know that Halloween is actually an ancient Celtic holiday in which people believed they needed masks to protect themselves from …

Stress Discrimination

Stress Discrimination

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If only there were such a thing as Stress Discrimination. Stress affects us all, each and every one of us, pretty much everyday. If only it discriminated- because then it would be a much easier fix! A recent survey carried out across the UK revealed that 85% of citizens experience stress on frequent basis, and a further 39% feel they …

Resilience- Why It’s Sometimes Easier Said Than Done.

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As a business coach, I am constantly seeing people through their hardships; some handle it excellently, and others not so well. However, some of the strongest people I know have had days where they completely crumble under the pressure. But if resilience is a fixed quality – you either are resilient, or you aren’t- then how can this be? I spoke to Jane Evans, a Stress Intelligence Transformer, to get some clarity.

Over the Hill, or Just the Beginning?

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There is no one-size fits all approach to starting a business. What works for some, most definitely will not work for others. When we think about start-up companies, traditionally we think of the likes of Facebook, Google or maybe even Innocent, but despite media speculation about the entrepreneurial spirit of the younger generation, the average age of an entrepreneur in the UK 47. So, can we really view ourselves as being ‘over the hill’?

How To Be Confident: 7 Things You Can Do To Boost Your Self-Esteem Today!

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Self-esteem is an amazing but fragile entity. In short, self-esteem is your opinion of yourself and your abilities. It can be high, low or somewhere in between; when it’s high we feel more resilient, we’re less vulnerable to anxiety, rejection and stress. But when it’s low, oh boy it’s low. While everyone occasionally has doubts about themselves, low self-esteem can leave you feeling insecure and unmotivated, it will leave you uninspired and doubting every choice you make – not good especially when you’ve got a business to run!

How I Know You’re Suffering From Imposter Syndrome Too.

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Believe it or not we are now into August, we are firmly past the halfway point of the year. But why wait until January for a ‘new you’? Personally, I see no better time than the present to switch things up, work on myself and ultimately grow my business. When I say this to my clients, time after time they will tell me they aren’t ready, they don’t have the experience or the prowess to take the much needed next step. Sound familiar? Their response assures me of one thing; they’re suffering from Imposter Syndrome. It’s something I spent years dealing with, but didn’t know it had a name!