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How to Make Every Day a New Year’s Day

How to Make Every Day a New Year’s Day

At New Year, people make resolutions to improve their life, that of others and sometimes plans to take over the world. But why should they just be for New Year?

Apparently, one of the most popular self-help topics is centred around how to make a fresh start. We can make that a lot easier for you – we can do that every day – probably even more often than just once a day.

Let’s Talk About Auditions Baby, Let’s Talk About You and Me

Let’s Talk About Auditions Baby, Let’s Talk About You and Me

So, when people who have 9 to 5 jobs tell you that life is really hard, whilst you’re spending you’re days preparing for and attending auditions…life doesn’t seem quite right does it?

I mean, who can imagine just turning up, doing some work and being paid…whilst we struggle with the psychological affects of being turned down from one thing to the next?

I'm Looking at The Man in the Mirror

I'm Looking at The Man in the Mirror

Here we explore what BDD is and why it's far more prevalent than you may realise....and whether you might be suffering from it...and what to do next. Most importantly, understand how you can create a mindset where you can help yourself and others, gain confidence and recognise when you need to help yourself and others.

What I Blog About When I Blog About Blogging

What I Blog About When I Blog About Blogging
An Editor of a magazine that I did some freelance work for told my his favourite pieces that I wrote for them were when I was angry. The best pieces represented what I was passionate about. If you’re commissioned to write something that isn’t your first love then make sure you inject your personality into your writing.

What Stranger Things Can Teach Us About Lockdown

What Stranger Things Can Teach Us About Lockdown

Like many people, I adore Stanger Things and all the characters, music and merchandise that comes with it. Like everyone else, I too have experienced Lockdown.

Whilst I was watching Season 1 of Stranger Things again for love, normality and great music, I realised something. Stranger Things gives an insight into the kind of things we are dealing with in lockdown…

 

Radio Calisthenics in Japan

Radio Calisthenics in Japan
Japan as a country is full of innovation. The Japanese are known around the world for their great innovations, particularly in the field of car manufacturing and electronics. Yet they aren't so famous for their innovations in exercise regimes  - and that's something that needs to change.

How to Stay Sane When You Are Incredibly Busy

How to Stay Sane When You Are Incredibly Busy

How we cope with stress, anxiety, fatigue and general goodness and badness depends to a big extent on the individual. If you’re like us, you rest very little (at least you don’t think you have time to) and are on the go constantly.

So how do we cope and thrive?

Energy - The Driving Force Behind You

Energy - The Driving Force Behind You

So we’ve already looked at how energy actually refers to lot of different things that affects how we feel and our ability to perform at the highest level. How do you know when something is specifically wrong and that there may be an issue with your energy? 

Loosing Everything and Gaining Freedom?

Loosing Everything and Gaining Freedom?
Lately I’ve become obsessed with serendipity. I say ‘lately’ because until a ew weeks ago, I didn’t believe in it – or perhaps more correctly, understand it. After all, how can something that is meant to be positive and by chance possible come from a professional career falling apart through no other reason that wrong place, wrong time or ten years and the recession, mixed with continuous injury and mixed with a very long spell of really, really bad luck.

Why Competition Gets A Bad Rap

Why Competition Gets A Bad Rap
When I hear people say “you’re so competitive” or “you need to slow down – don’t you just take a break sometimes?” it only propels the message that competition is bad….and moreso the idea that trying to develop yourself to your ultimate potential is a dirty concept

    Affirmations Assignment

    Affirmations Assignment

    One of the things that I personally find hard is to block out negative voices in my head. I also tend to worry a lot and the mixture of worry, negative thoughts and being alone with those thoughts is a really bad mix.

    Let's change that!

    Run Like Hell from the Macaque

    Run Like Hell from the Macaque
    Turn and run – because those negative thoughts (the macaques) will be back soon enough at the most inconvenient times, when they really aren’t helpful. They will drain you, scare the hell out of you and freeze you on the spot. They also break into your rooms, drinks the beers, pee on your stuff and eat your medication.