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How Small Pleasures Make a Big Difference

Last year, I was blocked. At first, it was because I’d taken on too many things, and I needed to focus. I knew you’d be busy over the Summer, personal development at the back of your mind, so I thought I’d take a little break. Then the Autumn came, and I had some ideas for writing…

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How To Make Conscious Choices and Stop Sleepwalking Through Life

Note from Ellen: You may feel this is a little controversial. It's not designed that way, only to make you think. The examples in it are just that, examples. But if you feel challenged by them, ask yourself why. Maybe there's something to play with, there...gently. Every day you make thousands of tiny choices. Coffee or…

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What Do You Need Right Now?

Pause for a moment. Take a deep breath. Relax your shoulders. Loosen your jaw. I have a simple question for you today. It’s an easy question to ask. But I want you to spend a little time considering something much harder, too. The answer. What is the question? It’s simple: Forget about the long to-do list…

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How to Optimise Your Productivity and Creativity Through Self-Care

Ever put pressure on yourself to perform? To get the million things on your list done, RIGHT NOW? Or, have you experienced that need to be creative, to come up with an amazing idea for a proposal, design, book, blog post, TODAY? Sometimes it can feel like being productive, and / or creative, are just downright…

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How to End Negative Self-Talk

Do you hear it? That voice in your head that’s putting you down? Criticizing you? Telling you you’re not good enough? It’s worse than your parents at their most critical, and that teacher who never stopped putting you down, combined in one nightmare voice. And it Just. Won’t. Stop. Everyone has this self-talk track going on…

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