Self Help

It Pays to Engage with Charm

It Pays to Engage with Charm Charm is the power of delighting, attracting and fascinating others, and having the ability to influence benignly; so why wouldn’t you? Perhaps it’s just me, but I am becoming increasingly aware of the levels of aggression we’re encountering these days, as opposed to the…

Celebrity Morning Routines for Ultimate Productivity

Do you ever wonder why some people have boundless energy throughout the day or are able to laser-focus on activities? Their morning routine might have something to do with it. Some of the most successful people in the world have healthy morning routines that they implement daily. For example, Miley…

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Simple Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress Now

Everyone feels stress. It’s a part of life that you’ll experience at one point or another. And, while you can’t always prevent it from happening, there are a few things you can do to manage it, so it doesn’t ruin your day. Because of how hectic and fast-paced life is,…

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The Answer To Your Problems Is To…

Begin. That really is the simple solution towards many of our problems. We ruminate, we over think, procrastinate; we second guess ourselves and doubt. We give latitude to the negative self-talk committee in our heads and before we know it, the negative self-talk committee has secured another victory at our…

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10 Girl Boss Lessons from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Women all over the world are redefining what it means to be powerful. Girl bosses are paving the way for future generations. Whether it’s demanding the raise you deserve, pursuing a career in a male-dominated industry or simply standing up for a political issue you believe in – strength and confidence…

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THE PASSING PARADE OF INTEREST

I have worked with a number of start up entrepreneurs who – depending on their field of expertise – bemoan the marketing and social media aspects of getting their venture off the ground. Whilst in the long run it’s imperative this work is outsourced ASAP, the early days of an start…

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The Sure-Fire Way to Increase your Confidence

As a coach, many of my clients come to me to improve their confidence levels. I decided to undertake a survey to understand what could be getting in the way of increasing confidence levels and what could help boost confidence. The findings were interesting: A high percentage of those that…

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Is your Child a Victim of Bullying?

Do you suspect your child might be the victim of bullies? Maybe you think your child is responsible for bullying? As a child, I stood out. I was much taller than many of my peers, which left me as an open target for bullies. Unfortunately, it ran in the family,…

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How to Feel Confident and Beautiful in Your Own Skin in 5 Steps

How often do you criticize yourself? Probably more than you should, and it’s high time you did something about it. However, there are simple tips and tricks how to feel and look better. Remember that your inner self reflects on your face, so the moment you start feeling better about…

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Seeing Wellness

Seeing Ourselves As Well A common misconception we tend to have, is that dis-ease (emotional, mental, physical or discomfort of any type) needs to be immediately overcome: that it should not be part of our reality…that it is wrong. This creates inner conflict as the judgement ‘guarantees’ the presence of…

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Gift The Mother In You

A Zen Life going Forward 3 Steps Towards Living a Lighter Life To the women who live to mother. Consciously we all strive for an abundant life, a body that is in optimum health, and relationships that are fulfilling and nourishing. Yet it feels as though these desires to perfect ourselves…

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WHY WE PARENTS MUST TRUST

So Facebook ambushed me with a TimeHop post this morning, with a photo of my daughter ten years ago. The overwhelming cuteness of her literally sucked all the oxygen out of my lungs, and my eyes misted over. It must have been the onions I was chopping earlier in the week….

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How to grow yourself up

Have you ever been knocked down in life? Beset by seemingly insurmountable problems, obstacles and perhaps even betrayal or heartbreak? Well, I believe it happens to us all, because it is through these trying and arduous experiences, that give us the chance to grow and become more than we once…

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Living Life on a Lighter Note

What if the problem you are trying to solve is only a problem because you see it as one? Picture yourself in one of the following scenarios. Scenario A: You walk into a messy room finding misplaced items scattered everywhere. The problem is not that the room is messy, but rather…

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LIVE TOO DEFENSIVELY & YOU WON’T LIVE AT ALL

A man raised a baby swan in a glass jar, but as the bird grew it became stuck in the jar. The man was caught now, for the only way to free the thing was to break the jar, killing the swan ~ Zen proverb We have probably all experienced,…

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Your Breakthrough Will Come With…

Your Breakthrough Will Come With… Whatever you’re seeking a breakthrough for, be it a career promotion, dieting results, fitness goals, relationship hopes or business growth and development, there’s one key ingredient you need to make it happen: momentum. Imagine pulling your bike out from the garage and sitting astride it,…

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How To Pause In A Non-Stop World

I bet you remember moments in your life where things seemed so much less stressful. You might, like myself, be of the pre-mobile phone generation when we all seemed to have a little more dedicated time for everything, or perhaps you don’t go that far back, but you might remember…

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Food Issues?

Hello, I’m Rosie, and I’m going to be doing a few posts here for  Those London Chicks. The main purpose behind my pieces will be to bring some awareness to eating disorders. To help dispel some of the stigma behind them, and to provide a little Internet hug to anyone out…

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DON’T BURN YOUR BRIDGES

Every so often I’m asked a question, the answer for which I think you might be interested in. Here is Hope’s question: “What was one of the most important things you learned from a manager or mentor?” Love it! Well, my short answer is: Don’t burn bridges, but let me…

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Tools of Divination, Activate The Gift Within

Visiting clairvoyants has been in our DNA since ancient civilisation. There was a time where every village would have a healer, a psychic or a diviner. These people would rely on their ‘gift’ to interpret the message from the divine, regarding their illness or wellbeing.   These readings are sometimes…

Are you a people pleaser?

Are you a people pleaser? Hands up ladies, who thinks they’re a people pleaser? Let’s define this shall we? A people pleaser is someone who wants to do things for others to make them happy, sometimes at the expense of their own needs. I think every one could rate themselves…

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Greatness is Sifted Through the Grind

The past couple of weeks has been a veritable cornucopia of world class sport. England beat Sweden in the quarter finals of the World Cup, Formula One visited Silverstone in Northamptonshire, we’re in the throes of my beloved Wimbledon and, most importantly of all, my children are preparing for their respective sports…

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WELCOME TO THE POWER OF YOUR MIND

The day I discovered hypnotherapy, was the day I decided that a lot more people needed to know about it. Most importantly, I wanted people to know that ‘all hypnosis is self-hypnosis‘ in the wise words of my hypnotherapy teacher. That meant that every single one of us has the…

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How Positivity and Self-Help Could Improve Your Life

Over the past two decades, positive psychology has gained the support of the academia community and the general public and is now recommended as one of the best solutions for personal improvement. It is seen as the embodiment of happiness and a perfect route through which an individual can achieve…

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HOW YOUR NEGATIVE SELF TALK CAN TORPEDO YOUR CHILDREN’S SELF-ESTEEM

By Karan Scott We know that our babies are born weak and defenseless, and that our sacred mission (as adoring and conscientious parents) is to protect and nurture them into maturity. At this point we’re supposed to let them spread their wings, fly the nest and create their own lives. Apparently this whole…

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WHY IT’S IMPERATIVE YOU PRUNE YOUR BUSH

Good Lord, I meant rose bush! I was taught something about rose bushes recently, which I thought I would share with you. They are complex little devils, which need a great deal of attention, and their care and maintenance is not wholly dissimilar to nurturing your productivity (as an entrepreneur). Did…

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From nature to nurture, all is energetic

From nature to nurture, all is energetic – How to respond and adapt to new energy streams. Life is a series of flowing energy streams. Some we carry throughout our life and many carry us. Some are intentional, and others we are not always aware of…until something wakes us to them….

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LIFE LESSONS ARE EVERYWHERE

LIFE LESSONS ARE EVERYWHERE  Whilst visiting friends and enjoying a BBQ recently, something made me stop, chuckle and take this photograph of a drainpipe. You’re probably thinking I should get out more, or find more scintillating friends, but I go out plenty and these are the best friends a girl…

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Let Intrigue Be Your Guide

Let Intrigue Be Your Guide Intrigue…a word which captures the imagination. A word which within itself suggests there is more…a hidden discovery to be made. Seeing the world and each other through the lens of intrigue allows for expansion; which invites development of the psyche – of the soul and…