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Learning to Say No

Do you find yourself constantly picking up after other members of the family? Do you feel compelled to do things when you know the right answer should be “No”? What about at work or with homework? Are you constantly saving the day or rescuing colleagues or your children? If you’re a CANDo get-up and goer […]

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Coping with Change

Let’s be honest here (and you probably know by now that I’m well in touch with my Honesty Imp), coping with change is never easy. Change is something that sends our Inner Imps Laziness, Fear and Doubt into instant anaphylactic shock. They’re mega allergic to it and will quickly band together to persuade you to […]

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How to Become Irresistible

Do you wish you were more attractive? Do you find yourself looking enviously at friends or strangers that seem to attract positive attention without even trying? More importantly, would you like to be able to do that too? Well, hello! It’s time to take a little look at YOU. What you’ve got, what you’ve not […]

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Learning to Let Go

Are you doing too much for your child/partner/family? Are you fed up of picking up after everyone, finishing unfinished chores or redoing badly done things? Maybe it’s time to ask yourself whether you’re doing too much and take a look at your “Letting Go” Life Skills. Your kids’ rooms look like bombs have exploded – […]

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Learn to Face Fear and Take Control of Your Life

Do Fear or Doubt often stop you achieving your goals? Does fear of failure stop you even bothering to try sometimes – I mean why stick your neck out, right? If the answer to these questions is yes, then have no Fear, CANDo Life Skills is here! Fear is a natural human instinct; an every […]

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Facing the Fear of Failure

Have your Inner Imps Fear and Doubt got you convinced you’ll fail? Have you stopped getting up and going for things in life because every time you fall flat on your face? Then maybe it’s time to freshen up another of life’s essential little life skills, “How to Turn Failure into Success”. The immediate thoughts […]

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Keeping it Positive

If they’re anything like mine, your Inner Imps probably keep up a daily ritual of constant mental flapping. Unfortunately, too much of the time, it’s negative crap coloured by Shoulda, Coulda and Woulda’s guilt over past experiences and actions or Fear and Doubt peddling some dodgy looking anxiety about the future. This negativity constantly nibbles away […]

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Decision Making without Regrets

There are decisions we all have to make every day. What shall I wear, eat, do today? Shall I apply for this job, stay where I am, ask for more money? Shall I pay this or that bill, move house, have kids, change course at Uni/College? There’s little doubt that some decisions are easier to […]

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Dealing with Jealousy and Envy

Jealousy. This little green-eyed-monster of an Inner Imp lives inside all of us. Most of us try and hide him though. We often even lie about his existence. The thing is, we shouldn’t. Jealousy’s envy is nothing to be ashamed of. Jealousy is an average, run-of-the-mill Inner Imp and it’s normal for your average human […]

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Life Skills – How to Focus Better

Do you find you have great new ideas but never seem to find the time/energy/courage to do anything about them? What about your goals? Do you find you’re often so busy reacting to life, you simply don’t have the time to actively direct it and achieve the goals you set? If a big YES is […]

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