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Well THAT was embarrassing. Did you see it?

by Emma Gwillim on June 19, 2016

Let me just acknowledge the elephant in the room.  I disappeared for a while. Maybe I owe you a little explanation.  I’ll come to that in a moment… The reason for sharing with you is I believe I can shed some light on what NOT to do if this story is something you can relate [...]

The Selfish Heart Myth: and what it means for you

June 14, 2016
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You’ve heard me say it before: slow down, nurture yourself, fill your tank so you have energy to overflow to others. But who has acted on it?  The idea is nice – who could refuse some ‘me-time’?  But, in reality, has looking after you and your needs made you feel a bit guilty?  Does it seem a bit [...]

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The Love Letter… Totally Revealing

June 14, 2016
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Here it is.  The love letter.  Heart on sleeve, holding breath… Dear Reader You are truly special.  I know that to be true.  You have a unique magic inside of you, a sparkle that is just yours – no other person in the world has exactly the same elixir of talents and experience and personality [...]

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What More Do You Want? 5 Tips For The Girl Who Has It “All”

June 9, 2016
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“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle” – Plato Appearances can be deceptive.  What looks glossy on the outside might be very different when you take a closer look. Social media has got to be a prime example of this.  Someone’s newsfeed is a highlights reel of their life but maybe [...]

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Exciting Announcement: Free Mini Workshop for Clarity

June 6, 2016
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“It’s not meant to be like this.” “Well, Em, it just is….”   Ouch. This tough love conversation is one I can remember like it was yesterday.  It was the run-up to our wedding but my mind was elsewhere.     From the outside, things looked pretty good.  I had the job, the apartment, the social life, [...]

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Do You Do What it Says On The Tin? How to (begin to) craft your cocktail line.

May 23, 2016
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Social etiquette lesson courtesy of movie favourite, Bridget Jones’ Diary: “Introduce people with thoughtful details…” In Bridget’s case, her introduction was “(she) works in a publishing house and she used to play around naked in (Mark’s) paddling pool.” How would someone describe you?  Can you think of a recent occasion where someone’s introduced you?  What [...]

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How to Impress… And Do Yourself Proud

May 19, 2016
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That question:  “So, tell me, what are your strengths?” Why asking that one question can increase confidence, reduce stress and help you perform better.  Fact.  Interviews, pitches, any experience when you’re sat across from an interview panel – not anyone’s favourite experience I’d imagine, especially when the stakes are high.  You do your homework on [...]

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Spend a Fiver, Change Your Life

March 24, 2016
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Have you ever been wandering around a clothes shop and spotted something for someone else, thinking “that is so her“?  Something about a simple item of clothing represents somebody’s style or character and what you believe about them.   The same process happens on a deeper level in your head and about you.  What you believe about [...]

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You Great Big (Valentine’s) Liar!

February 14, 2016
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When you’re sat in the hairdresser’s chair, do you ever wonder who styles the stylist’s hair?  Or who is your dentist’s dentist?  I do.  You see, I imagine they’d be happier in their own hands, knowing what standard to expect. The same goes for a pilot.  As a nervous flier, I’d be a little less [...]

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