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Could do better – a seriously negative and demoralising remark

How Polly got in the way of her own happiness. Polly was humming when she opened the letterbox. Xmas had been great, everybody was back into the swing of work and school and the new year looked all fresh and

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Darling column about Empty Nest Syndrome

The academic year is almost halfway and new students are feeling more at ease in their new situation. For parents and families it should be similar. But for some it is wishful thinking. It needs time and adaptation to find

Posted in Confidence, Mums, relationships

Create your happiness through acts of kindness

‘Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are’ – Roy Bennett Create your happiness through acts of kindness ‘Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are’ – Roy

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How I knew I was on top of my confidence

A few weeks ago I was at a networking function. The way to behave is to be open, meet and greet the ones you know and especially the ones you don’t. There was this woman who I’d met before and

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Do you have an internal or external frame of reference?

It affects your confidence levels and happiness Let me explain how an external point of reference sparks your insecurities and undermines your confidence. External frame of reference If you have an external frame of reference you are seeking approval from

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