What’s Stopping You….. From doing the stuff you really want to do?

12 months ago I sat staring blankly at the lecturer stood in front of me.  A lovely lady, knowledgeable both in the subject of art and in her ability to teach.  But why wasn’t I convinced in what she was saying to me? I was about 4 weeks into my foundation degree...

Are You A Victim Of Your Own Kindness?

Whether you’re a parent, a partner an employee or an offspring, there’s always someone who needs help or support.  Our ability to care may be part of what makes us human, to provide help when it’s needed or simply just in our day to day nurturing of others. Think...

Is Asking For Help Admitting Failure? Think Again

Social media is full of success stories, everyone shouts about what’s going well in their lives and businesses. So sometimes sitting reading it all can make you feel more than a little inadequate. Sometimes you have to cut through the rubbish and the PR and get...

DIY Confidence Boost

Confidence can affect us all at times.  Sometimes and in certain given situations we have an abundance of it and at other times, confidence can escape us leaving us lacking self-esteem and often rendering us incapable of performing otherwise simple activities. There...

International Women’s Day

Wow – 2 blog posts in one day – I normally write 2-3 a month.  Today is a very special day – its #IWD or international women’s day.  If you’ve missed that then you really have been lying low as it is all over the media – I attended...