Take Control of Your Future

Take Control of Your Future

  As we get older, I think we all tend to have more and more concerns about the future.  What will my lifestyle be like?  Will I be able to enjoy more vacations?  Will I have a good standard of living? The truth is that a vast number of people have little or no savings…

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Trust Your Gut

Trust Your Gut

I’m by no means psychic but I do seem to have the uncanny ability to ‘see through’ people and establish whether they’re a decent sort of person.  I sense fakery and vacuousness a mile off where others seem not to.  Some people call it a curse, others call it a gift.  I prefer the latter!…

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Do What You Love

Love What You Do

Do What You Love – My Secret Skill Poetry and the crafting of words has always been a bit of a passion of mine.  I’m no Shakespeare, don’t get me wrong, but I do love the challenge of making the rhyme work, manipulating the vocabulary and counting the syllables.  A bit weird, I know.  I…

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A Metaphor For Life

A Metaphor For Life

A Metaphor for Life – The Shawshank Redemption I have to admit that The Shawshank Redemption is one of my all time favorite movies and I’m pretty hard to please when it comes to films.  This could get me started on my love of Prison Break [of course it’s absolutely nothing to do with Wentworth…

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I Don’t Have Time …

I Don't Have Time ...

How often do you hear people say ‘I don’t have time … to do X, Y or Z’? We hear it all the time don’t we? But, do you know what, we all have exactly the same amount of time in a week, there are no special rules for anyone when it comes to time.…

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I Need To Change My Life … FAST!

I Need To Change My life

Your reasons will be different but I wanted to share with you what were the 5 main turning points for me. The realisation that a 9 – 5 just wasn’t going to work for me – a wakeup call I’ve mentioned before that I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition.  I was tired, my joints ached…

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I Need A Life Hack!

I Need A Life Hack!

I need a Life Hack – Get a Positive Attitude! I need a life hack you’re yelling so as we only have one life to live and you’re on my website, I’m guessing you want to live as long as possible and more importantly, as well as possible. Almost all centenarians class themselves as positive…

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Can You Have It All?

Can You Have It All?

As a qualified lawyer, I’ve asked myself this question more than once and I’m sure you remember all the times when you have done too.  It’s a question that does the rounds all the time and one I have wrestled with over the years wondering how I can fulfil my role as daughter, friend, employee…

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I Need To Sort My Life Out!

I Need to Sort My Life Out!

I need to sort my life out!  Life is confusing When I’m working as a private tutor, I’m constantly asked by parents what sort of questions will come up on the test their child is sitting.  Now whilst I can given them a pretty good idea of the style of questions, I can’t predict the…

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Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness – Will You Start What You ‘Finnish’? The Finnish people define their strength and determination as ‘Sisu’.  It’s the quality of having perseverance and the ability not to give up what you’ve started however hard life might get.  As we’re so often told, nothing worth having ever came easy and the same applies…

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