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Your Voice Matters - Confidence Beyond 50

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What Does Your Social Media Voice Say?

fearful, stressed, wantout, lack confidence, lack self esteem

Does it paint the world as rosy, rosy, rosy? Does it paint the world as blue, blue, blue? Are you somewhere in between? Or are you squirming quietly in your chair? Learning the art and surviving caravanning is part of my life right now. You know, you see pictures of people’s travels (that includes mine)…

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Accidental Author

confidence, speaking out, your voice matters

I am an accidental author. It never crossed my mind to write a bookMy background was nursing, writing especially writing creatively was not part of the job description. 40 years ago I joined Toastmasters and began writing speeches. Most of those for 5-7mins. Not exactly committed writing is it?.

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No one NEEDS Toastmasters

hearing, listening, Toastmasters, communication

I am so often asked about Toastmasters, why I joined, why I stayed…especially now it is 40 years own the track. This is a great time for me to reflect on my personal journey, a time to remember how scary it was to walk in that room, how scary it was to stand and introduce myself and how scary it was to admit my confidence was at an all-time low which was affecting how I communicated and lived. 

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A Top Tip To Boost Your Confidence On A Down Day?

Confidence, lack of confidence, self esteem, overwhelm

TIP – Choose one thing, just one thing that makes your heart sing and do it.   This is for the days when you feel the world is against you, you feel tired and weary, you wonder where your confidence has gone just when you need it. If that is you today, stop for a…

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Heels Heels and Higher Heels

      For those of us in maturity is was almost ‘expected’ that we would be well dressed, we would be ladies, we would wear proper underwear, stockings and HIGH HEELS! It will make you look and feel confident they said!  I took to that like a duck to water was all of the…

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