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Learning to be a Warrior

This was first published in Affinity Magazine but the themes feel like they are worth re-iterating! Learning to be a Warrior! The word warrior is one we all l know and will probably assume, correctly, that it is a word that means a fighter, a soldier, a combatant of some type. But hopefully not many […]

Why there is an ‘I’ in invest

The word invest according to the Oxford on line dictionary means http://www.freedictionarydefinitions.com/search.htm provide with power and authority place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position make an investment give qualities or abilities to furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors  And  the relevant definitions of investment are below  money that is invested […]

Parenting with a disability: Tips will help to overcome challenges

Delighted to publish the first guest blog!! Having a baby presents a whole range of challenges for any new parent but if you are a  parent with a disability then these challenges can be even greater. In this blog Ashley shares some really practical advice about ways of overcoming some of these challenges.  Courtesy Pixabay […]

Learning about Choices

First Published in Affinity Magazine I’ve heard a few times recently people saying things like ‘I couldn’t help it’ ‘they made me do it’ or ‘well it wasn’t my fault it was because …….’. Well let’s just set one thing straight. Unless someone literally has a gun to your head or is putting you under […]

Learning to make choices

First Published in Affinity Magazine I’ve heard a few times recently people saying things like ‘I couldn’t help it’ ‘they made me do it’ or ‘well it wasn’t my fault it was because …….’. Well let’s just set one thing straight. Unless someone literally has a gun to your head or is putting you under […]

See it Say it Sorted!

This was an artcile I wrote for Affinity Magazine but the message is useful for us all. If you have travelled by train recently you will have seen the exhortation ‘See it. Say it. Sorted.’ I find it fascinatinging that most people plan their vacation with more care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that’s […]

Keep Calm and Pass your Exams

For my blog post this week I have gathered together a nmber of earlier posts about revision and exams into a downloadable ebook Keep Calm and Pass your Exams. You candownload it by clicking here AND I’ve done summary video that I’ve put on the facebook page, you can watch it here  

Managing your Mind

  Don’t forget to join in the 5 day mindset mastery challenge – startsing 7th May but you can catch up later as it will all be in the fabeook group Steps4success Managing Your Mind-set As a coach, and earlier as a teacher, I am aware of the very powerful influence our mind-set can have […]

Learning about the Happy Hormones

This was first published in Affintity Magazine but I think its helpfulfor evry one to know a bit about the hormones that impact our happiness. Our state of happiness depends on a whole range of factors, some would say genetic predisposition plays a part as well as our current situation, but it’s probably fair to […]

More on Mindsets

  This was first published in Affinity magazine but the subject of Mind set is vital for success so I thought Id share it here too. There is a lot of talk of mind-set these days – the underlying beliefs, often subconscious that can exert a sometimes significant influence upon almost every area of our […]