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The Power of Choice

Relationships have an extraordinary knack for playing havoc with our emotions. Whether it’s an interaction with a loved one, our boss or even a complete stranger, there seems to be some unseen power with the ability to make us sad, fearful, doubtful, angry or elated: the whole gamut of emotions is there. Often we’re left […]

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Improving your Emotional Control

Our Inner Imps have a horrible habit of stirring themselves up at the drop of a hat. In all honesty, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you have no control whatsoever over your emotions because these little devils have got things wrapped around their little fingers. Fear has you afraid of the post in case […]

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Excuses Don’t Justify Behaviour

It’s not my fault! I had a bad childhood! I tried but it was too difficult! These are the catch-all excuses that are stopping YOU achieving your dreams.  You may like to think of them as reasons but, in reality, they’re nothing more than EXCUSES and you need to stop making them. By understanding a […]

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Tools to Help you Keep your Cool

Are you the one out of control in difficult situations when it matters most? Do you often regret your actions because you lost it and then reacted inappropriately? Welcome to the club! Keeping cool is a key life skill I’ve spent a great deal of time and effort trying to refine. Whether it’s to avoid […]

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Improve your Communication Skills

Do you sometimes feel that people don’t listening to you? Do you wish you could chat away to everyone with practiced ease? Is small talk your idea of a slow, painful death? There are those that are born naturals when it comes to communicating effectively and seem to be able to flap on to anyone […]

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CANDo Guide to Dealing with Criticism

I’ve got more bristles than a hedgehog and I’m the first to admit it. Someone’s only got to suggest something in a critical way and those varmints are up and at ‘em, standing to attention and setting off the alarm clocks of all my sleeping inner imps, whether it’s Doubt, Self-Defence, Self-Confidence… It’s truly amazing […]

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