It’s All About Your Perspective

As you may know this year has seen the start of a new event for women who want to improve or gain public speaking skills, called Grace The Stage.  I have hosted a few of these so far this year and the next one is on April 14th at the Hilton in Manchester The first of...

Always Bring The Weather With You

After the unnaturally (but welcome) sunny warm weather a few weeks ago we are now back to more normal British – and specifically Yorkshire – weather at the moment. Yesterday I was watching through the window as the rain lashed down and found myself both amused and...

Do You Celebrate Enough?

I was watching a Facebook Live this morning of a friend, and she was talking about the fear that holds many people back in life – the fear of making mistakes, or failing.  We fear this because everything in our upbringing (for most people) steers us towards ‘doing...

The Day Your Past Catches Up With You

Yesterday something happened which turned my world upside down! Picture this.  I am standing outside the door.  My palms are sweating.  My heart is beating so fast and loud I am sure the woman walking past me on the street can hear it. I’m scared, and I really don’t...

How Can I Be Happy When….

This is a question I get asked a lot.  How can I be happy when my kids have left home / I’ve lost my job/ I’m getting divorced / I feel so ill / I’m stressed.  And having read some stats the other day about happiness and its alter ego, depression, frankly it scared...

Nothing Happens Without Communication

In recent weeks we have been talking about how things can trigger you, and why it is important to learn how to centre yourself when triggered before you open your mouth to ‘communicate’.  I believe communication is everything. Think about it, nothing happens without...