How to change how you feel.

In the flurry of today’s world, how goes things in your life? Honestly. How are you doing? Have you ever noticed the platitudes used to answer this question. “Fine”, “OK”, “Not bad”? Not saying anything.   Or those who focus on what’s not right or what’s wrong. What they or others haven’t got. Where they…

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Don’t believe the hype of your assumptions

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  You may have heard the saying that when you ASSUME you make an ASS out of U and ME. It’s definitely a helpful way of remember the power of assumptions. But I am not sure it goes far enough. Recent experiences have highlighted to me that making assumptions can be damaging, dangerous and potentially…

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The Social Media Illusion

  You may have seen my post last week, Going Behind the Scenes and what I learnt about illusion from my time working backstage in theatres. The same can be said about Social Media. Every time we create or share perfectly-posed images, we are portraying a magical social media persona. And what goes on behind…

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Going Behind the Scenes

  The factory where my mum worked took all the families on an annual pilgrimage to London’s West End. When I was 9 years old, it was to see The Sound of Music. I loved musicals and the theatre. For me it was such a magical place. Full of song, smiles, sparkles and stars. I…

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