Is your Relationship with Money Healthy?

Talking about money is often a difficult conversation – it can be a very sensitive topic. We are all aware that we need money to support our basic needs – to provide shelter, food and warmth, amongst other things. Without it, it can cause a lot of anxiety and stress....

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How to Overcome Emotional Ties

When was the last time you sat down and really focused on how you were feeling? When did you last stop and think: I am feeling this way, because of this situation, and this is how I will overcome this feeling? Most of the time, the world is our comforting distraction....

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Why it’s Important to ask for Help

There are many times in our lives when we think about asking for help. Perhaps we don’t understand what our teacher or boss is saying. Perhaps we are too exhausted to do the dinner or wash the dishes. Maybe we need someone to look after the kids, the house, our pets. ...

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Why having Difficult Conversations is Important

Life is busy. We are all guilty of getting caught up in our plans, endless things to do, people to meet. Sometimes we forget how we really feel, about a lot of things, and we forget what meaning certain things have in our lives.  Opening yourself up to have difficult...

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What mental health day means to me

Mental health is one of those things that we still don't talk about enough. The standard response in the UK is still to say "we are fine" when we aren't and often we can be discouraged from talking about our own struggles as it is seen as a sign of weakness. As our...

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Get your Business “Back to School” ready

Get your Business "Back to School" ready With the start of the academic year only weeks away, not only is this the time to be buying new shoes and sewing name labels into jumpers, but it’s also the perfect moment to stop and reflect on your business. New Year’s...

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You are never too old to start up your own business

You are never too old to start up your own business Social media might be awash with young entrepreneurs making a name for themselves in the online world, but this doesn’t mean that age has to define solo business success. Life experience, contacts and networks,...

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Stay in your Lane

With social media a constant in many of our lives, it is pretty much impossible not to compare ourselves with other people. The size of our house. The length of our hair. How many new outfits we can put together each week. Our performance at work. What our clients say...

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Make 2019 the year you beat Imposter Syndrome

Over the past couple of years, the term, Imposter Syndrome, has been used an increasing amount and I have a feeling it isn’t going away anytime soon. Far from being a fad or a buzz word, Imposter Syndrome is a real condition and as life becomes increasingly...

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What I learned in 2018

It is that time for review posts, looking back at 2018 and thinking about what we learned and what we would change. I love reviewing what I am doing throughout the year BUT I am a bit of a nostalgic at heart and the year in review always gets me. Wins: - 2018 was the...

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What are you waiting for?

One of the most common things I hear people say is "I will wait until x to start" Often it is when their children will go to school, or it might be the start of a new month or year. I am guilty too, for years my diet / new way of working / money management started on...

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How setbacks can drive you to more success

Earlier this week I got some negative comments on social media and it made me question what I was doing. I am someone who is open and honest but there were a couple of times when things got to me and I started to think "Am I really doing what I am meant to be?" Rather...

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The C Word…

It is not that type of blog, C is confidence and being even more specific C is for career confidence. 50% of women say that they would be further along in their career if they had more self-belief, and 25% say their lack of confidence stems from the playground (source...

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What do you really want?

In March I had a conversation with someone, what do you want in terms of press? “I would love to be on TV’, a little voice said. This was one of those big dreams, you know the ones – the ones that we have when we are tiny and then we lock away in a box because we...

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Brand You

When you start a business it can be tempting to go with generic, we feel like we want to appeal to as many people and fear that our flaws will put people off – if they knew I was slightly sweary, not very good at paperwork, messy and loud would it put them off? Maybe...

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Interview with Pamela Spence – Medical Herbalist

Interview with Pamela Spence - Medical Herbalist Pamela is a medical herbalist, writer and educator based in Scotland and a member of the prestigious National Institute of Medical Herbalists.  She has been a regular contributor to LandLove Magazine, written and...

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Interview with Amy Stammers – Founder of The Teapot

Interview with Amy Stammers - Founder of The Teapot As one half of a neuro-diverse relationship Amy has first-hand experience of the challenges this can bring and so, having realised that she herself needed support, she established The Teapot, "a safe space for neuro...

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