How do you catch the winds of luck?

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  I often twitch when I hear the word luck being used as so often it’s in a detrimental way either to the person using it or to the person it’s being directed to. It was directed at me last year and sparked a rant which you can watch here. It’s still something high on…

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Simple Ways to Make a Difference (to yourself AND others)

  I often hear people say that they “just want to make a difference” It’s frequently the simple things that can make the biggest difference. And usually they are not rocket science either. I was recently a patient in hospital and it gave me the opportunity to people watch on a grand scale – not…

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Simple ways to lift your mood!

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  Today I wanted to share something personal. Something that those who know me well will have seen. It’s something that I actually find very hard to hide. And recently someone noticed within minutes of us meeting. I love dancing and moving around to music. According to my mum, I could dance even before I could walk.…

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How to make a decision

  I often have discussions with clients about how to make decisions, especially those big, potentially life changing ones. You know, the big – ‘do I stay, do I go’ or ‘is this a yes or no’ type questions. Some people lose sleep over such decisions. Some avoid making them. Others jump in without much…

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Confidence in Business – Talk Tuesday (Interview)

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  I was recently invited as a guest on Talk Tuesday with Professional Spring, an organisation that brings brilliant women together to grow businesses and themselves. In our discussion, we covered the myths about confidence and how they can hold you back from building a business and/or your professional success. As this may be relevant…

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Recommended for confidence ~ relax, pause and breathe (video)

As a confidence coach, I hear people describing what they want – from emotional resilience to setting boundaries. All of this takes time and effort to learn. But what if there was something you could do quickly and easily. It didn’t require any special skills or equipment. It is something you already do but perhaps…

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Interview: Being front of stage – in career and life (video)

  What do you do when you find your self front stage in life? That could be in the literal sense of the words – as a speaker/presenter or metaphorically when you find yourself centre stage in your own life. In the second part of my interview with Tiffany Kay, she asks how I moved…

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Recommended for Confidence ~ PR with Heart (video)

In this brand new video series, Recommended for Confidence, I am talking to inspiring people who have products or services that help you to build confidence. You may remember that earlier this month, I was interviewed by Kat Byles, founder and creator of PR with Heart. This time I get to turn the tables, and…

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Start with yourself – Hilary’s story

Have you ever noticed how much you put other people first? In fact, if you wrote a list of the ten most important people in your life, would you even be on there? When I have done this as an exercise in my workshops, you’d be surprised at how many people put the neighbour’s dog…

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Grabbing some headspace!

We all need to take some time out and reflect, right!? In 2003, I attended my first ever retreat. I had no idea really what one was and didn’t know anyone who had been on one before, so setting off I didn’t know what to expect. I packed my ‘chill out clothes’ a book, my journal…

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