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It’s Time To Stop Fixing Your Flaws

by Emma Gwillim on July 18, 2014

Can you remember some of the compliments you’ve been given lately?  Now, how about the times you’ve been criticised? Can you remember those? If you’re anything like me (and apparently a fifth of the female population²), you brush over the praise but dwell on any ‘constructive criticism’.  I can still bring to mind ‘feedback’ I [...]

The 2 Big Reasons Why You Should Stop Wishing For a Better Life

July 15, 2014
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Have you ever tried dropping a few subtle gift hints in the lead-up to your birthday or Christmas?  You mention the amazing pair of shoes you tried on or the designer perfume you spritzed and fell in love with.  Now tell me, do the subtle hints work for you?  Or, have you ended up unwrapping [...]

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How to not let people down (and simplify your week)

July 6, 2014
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It’s a sunny evening here in North Yorkshire and I’m enjoying a glass of wine as I plan my week ahead – it’s become a bit of a Sunday ritual.  And the planning part has definitely become a juggle.   Gone are the simpler days of taking care of just me: now my diary is [...]

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The Truth Of How To Get What You Want

June 16, 2014
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Are you an Instagram-er?  (And if you are, you can find me here) I confess, I’m an Instagram-aholic.  I can’t help myself.  For me, it’s like a scrolling vision board…  You see, as well as following people I actually know in real life, most of the people I follow are people I admire and look upto [...]

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#FindTimeFindYou: the challenge

June 1, 2014
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At the start of the year I committed to the theme of consistency.  Well, for the past month or so, I’ve not quite managed that as my little newborn bundle has reminded me how unpredictable life with a new baby is.  Time has flown by.   Time is, more than ever, my most precious resource.  The [...]

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Time out: what happens when the world slows down

May 11, 2014
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Our beautiful son, Joe, arrived on 19th April.  The three weeks since  have been such a haze: a blur of night-feeds, nappy changes and getting to know the new addition to our family.  And life has slowed right down. Don’t get me wrong, with two children under two, our days are full and busy but [...]

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Featured on The Boss Mag: Stop wasting time on social media

April 15, 2014
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If you’ve ever caught yourself looking at the clock and wondering how you managed to spend quite so long checking your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds, my post on The Boss Mag may be of interest. In the post, I share: How to use your intuition to guide your social media ‘play time’ The strategic filter [...]

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Interview with Jessica Nazarali: Design a health & wellness business that sparkles

April 15, 2014
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I’m excited to introduce you to the very lovely Jess Nazarali.  Based in Sydney, Jess is a business coach, blogger at www.livehealthysimply.com and jessicanazarali.com & co-owner of an online health food store with her husband ShopHealthy.com.au.  She started her business while she was working full-time in the corporate world and has created a thriving business [...]

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Are you role-modelling the way for your family?

April 13, 2014
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A love letter… Last week I shared a little gift with The Glitterati - call it a little pre-baby-inspired token of my gratitude  to each and every unique individual that shares this community.  I offered the opportunity to put forward a ‘middle of the night’ question that my lovely Glitterati were looking for insight, support or guidance [...]

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Featured on Pick the Brain: How to use visioning if you’re not that visual

April 5, 2014
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If you’ve ever picked up any kind of self-improvement book, I’m sure you’ll have heard of the many benefits of visioning.  But what if you’re not much of a visual person?   I’m featured on Pick The Brain where I’m sharing: – Why the technique of ‘mental rehearsal’ is so popular – How visualisation can be the [...]

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