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What are you missing?

Have you ever been surprised to realise how much someone else means to you – because they’re always there? Have you ever realised you’d missed an interesting detail of your walk home – because you’d never looked up? Have you ever found you’d forgotten to appreciate the small things in life – because you take them…

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How to Give and Receive Admiration or Appreciation

“You’re looking great today.” “Thanks so much for all you did to help.” “I really appreciate the effort you put in on this project. You did a lovely job.” How do you feel when someone says something nice about you? Are you gracious in return? Or do you brush it off, embarrassed, believing that they’re just…

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How to Start Taking Care of Yourself

How do you feel today? Joyful, light-hearted, relaxed? Or out-of-sorts, tired and stressed? Most of us have good days and bad days. Days when we feel ready to take on the world, and days when we just want to curl up under the duvet. But we’re not always good at recognising which is which, or listening…

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From Burnout to Being on Fire: 5 Lessons That Changed My Life

Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves. Mahatma Gandhi Have you ever thought about giving it all up? Handing in your notice and saying goodbye to the dreary 9-5? Of being your own boss, taking off for a life of travel and adventure? I…

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On vulnerability, imperfections, and how to shine brightly

Have you ever flicked through your Facebook feed, your Twitter stream or your Pinterest boards and felt like everyone else had a better life than you? That everyone else was more together? Had more opportunities? Was having more fun? Was doing more? Me too. Whilst technology has created wonderful, beautiful, life-changing opportunities to reach out, connect…

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