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Waiting for Barry – Birth Partner Granny

Waiting for Barry – Birth Partner Granny

Barry was determined not to keep us waiting. Midwives assured us it would take at least two induction pessaries and maybe the dreaded drip before he would arrive. Start on Monday, appear on Wednesday was the estimate. So why, when we visited just hours after the first...

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The Deep Dive Coaching Day

The Deep Dive Coaching Day

How often have you been in the thick of a coaching discussion,just beginning to understand yourself and time is up? How often have you limited yourself in order to focus on a specific goal, even though other thoughts and ideas are coming thick and fast? And how good...

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Advice on confidence – will it ever work?

Advice on confidence – will it ever work?

I’ve just read yet another article telling women how to gain confidence. Look the part Speak out Take your place in meetings…………… All brilliant advice, but does the writer really think we don’t know? That we don’t go away from each silent meeting knowing that we...

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Living in a different world

Living in a different world

On June 24rd we woke to a different world in the UK. Many who believed they understood life, felt let down and desperate. Many who had felt unheard for years, finally had what they wanted – and some are content, some don’t know what to think. We sit firmly in...

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Zero Plaque Scores

Zero Plaque Scores

I had zero plaque scores again at my regular dentist check up. I understand it’s rare to have two in a row – so I have a proud mouth right now! I’ve also just finished watching Harriet Minters Ted Talk on Yoga.     Watch Harriets talk here I love her images of...

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Confidence training – help or hindrance?

Confidence training – help or hindrance?

“BBC fails to attract women to top reporting roles due to their lack of confidence”. Not too surprising. A reporter at the BBC not only needs the confidence to go for the job, but also to speak out in front of the world. Which is most daunting, I wonder? Out of a...

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The power of the 48% – let’s get out there

The power of the 48% – let’s get out there

As one of the 48% I’m feeling sad, worried and disenfranchised. I believe we would be better off in the EU and my constant driver as I pounded the streets posting leaflets and talking with the ‘don’t know’s’ was that we stay connected with our European neighbours. Yet...

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