Even though I typically work with women over 50, I’ve noticed lately that I have begun to attract an increasing number of people in financial difficulties, an area I’m familiar with, both professionally and personally. Mostly, the problem has to do with fear about the future because often, redundancies affect older people so they worry not only about losing the job but whether or not they might find another suitable job – by suitable they mean, similar level and pay. Unfortunately, whether we … [Read more...] about Money troubles can be scary but there IS a way out
A favourite refrain of my parents’ when I wanted to do something or other that didn’t meet with their approval was, “What will the neighbours say?” The idea that I had to make sure I did nothing that might … [Read more...] about What stops you from being true to yourself
Today I’m privileged to share with you the wisdom and the gift of a dear friend of mine, writer and performer, Yang-May Ooi. Aged 52, she’s is taking to the West End stage for the first time her personal story. Yang-May is an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Take a look at her website www.StoryGuru.co.uk. Here she speaks of her background, what brought her to this point in her life and why she's compelled to share her story. … [Read more...] about The Legacy of Yang-May Ooi – ‘Bound Feet Blues’
Did you know that the quality of your environment – where you live, what you do, the friends you have, how you get on with your family, in short, your life and all your relationships – they all start in your head, with your thoughts. Your thoughts are a reflection of how you see yourself, whether you like and trust yourself or not, how you perceive other people and how you interpret everything that happens to you. I had a hugely significant experience a few years ago. I’d been struggling to … [Read more...] about If you’d like to know how to change your environment, here’s how
Just because you can’t see, touch, feel, taste or smell it doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. As a matter of fact, the unseen world is more real than anything you can experience with your five senses. … [Read more...] about How to make the unseen world work for you
This is what I know: In order to keep learning and growing, we need to expand our comfort zone. Everybody knows that, right? But then I came across this article that suggests that stepping beyond our comfort zone can not only be hard work but it can also be very uncomfortable, at least until we master whatever we wanted to learn. That’s what it’s usually like to climb our learning curve, be it learning to drive, learning a new language or learning how to create better relationships. The more … [Read more...] about Don’t you wish it were easier?