Di Riddell - Your Voice Matters

Di Riddell

Your Voice Matters - Confidence Beyond 50

Di’s Words of Wisdom

Why Life Gets Better After 50

My thoughts on an article that life gets better after 50. That in life we have natural highs and lows. that does not mean there is anything wrong with us

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OORFL it was! But is Technology Terror really, really awful?

There was not a grain of confidence was in evidence…overwhelm, disbelief, worry flooded through me as I sat, pulling my hair out when the computer had a hissy fit, that means it won’t do what I want. Why had my confidence and common sense deserted me? Because I had just had the most ‘technological terror-…

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SILENCE… and LISTENING are powerful words.

Do you struggle with silence between people?
Do you ever regret saying something?
Can you distinguish between saying something of value and saying something for the sake of speaking?
What is the difference for you?

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A Beautiful Response To ‘Hate Comments’ On A Blogpost

Most people who put themselves ‘out there’ especially on emotional or controversial subjects are likely to attract ‘hate mail’. Yes, initially it hurts, you feel like biting back. That is what trolls want, to know they have upset you, moved you to anger and posting an unguarded response. In the video below is the most…

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Who Remembers black and white photos and TV?

power of black and white, sharp and clear

Remember when black and white photographs and early TV were considered the best?

Remember when colour photos and colour TV were introduced? How excited we all were?

Remember how black and white photos and black and white TV were considered old hat?

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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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Dianna, Dianne and Di

ages of Di, sulky child, confident woman and compassionate in maturity

What’s in a name?
‘Sticks and stones will break your bones but words will never hurt you’.  have you heard those words before? My guess is a resounding yes.
True words don’t break bones, but they can have a massive negative impact on a person for days, years or decades.

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