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Self-Confidence: Does Yours Go Missing In Action?

Have you had an experience where your self-confidence suddenly deserted you?

What happened? How did you feel afterwards?

In response to a prior blog post, I’ve had several requests to write a more general article about self-confidence, so here it is. It’s for anyone who’s experienced a sudden loss of confidence, regardless of the cause.

I hope it helps you. If you know someone else it would help, please share it with them.Continue reading

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Damaging Gossip: What’s The Antidote?

Has someone been spreading harmful stories about you?

Have you accidentally said something that has fed the rumour mill?

Have you listened to either of the above?

If you’re the target of Malicious or Careless Gossip it’s really stressful. Among other things, it can damage your career and your self-esteem.Continue reading

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Gossip: Have You Crossed The Line?

Have you ever participated in gossip?

How did you feel when you thought about the answer to that question? Guilty? Ashamed?

When we think of gossip it’s usually the malicious type that comes to mind, but gossip isn’t always malicious, it can also be a force for good. According to a number of studies, gossip can have positive effects.  On the flip side, gossip can be damaging, both to the subject of the gossip and the gossiper.

What’s the difference? How do you know if you’re crossing the line?Continue reading

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The Sisterhood Rules Revealed

If you’ve been following Amelia’s story you’ll know she’s having trouble with her BFF at work. Amelia’s worried that she must’ve done something wrong to cause the rift, but her friend, Christina, isn’t saying what the issue is.

This is tricky territory for Amelia or any woman. She could find herself ‘out’ of her immediate female network, vulnerable to sabotage, or perhaps worst of all, have damaging ‘secrets’ revealed. It’s stressful stuff and potentially career limiting.Continue reading

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Bitchiness – The Sisterhood Rules

As I was writing the first post in this series BITCHINESS – A SUBTLE ART I felt a knot in my stomach. It was a twinge of internal conflict.

I don’t know about you, but my close female friends are some of the most important people in my life. With them I can share my secrets; my doubts; talk about my man; laugh at silly things and diss about my annoyances. They will encourage me, boost me and let me know when I’m kidding myself.

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