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Di Riddell

Your Voice Matters - Confidence Beyond 50

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Balance of Confidence

Confident 100% of the time … Really?

September 10, 2013
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  Have you heard someone say  ‘I am always confident’…really I say?…’Has there never been a time when you were un-confident?   Or the exact opposite ‘I am never confident’…What I ask? Has there never, ever been a time when you were confident?   Why do many of us think confidence is a static state?…

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Confidence is like Diamonds many facets

3½ Things NOT To Do…. and it takes quiet confidence…

September 1, 2013
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  To do what?  Things not to do when interacting with the bereaved…       Society generally does not provide us with the skills to deal with grief. Our confidence can easily desert us when faced with the raw emotions of the grieving  and we either avoid, chatter or try to fix it!!!! If…

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Is There A Personality Behind Your Handwriting?

August 25, 2013
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…and forget the keyboard!  Personality is not a usual association handwriting is it? I tend to think of  personality as your confidence, character and values…an outer representation of who you are.  Your words, written in your handwriting, expressing your thoughts say a lot more than the mere words that appear on the paper. It seems…

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Confident own font

Whoosh as the ruler descended…. SMACK!

August 17, 2013
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She felt the breeze before the brunt of the metal edge of the wooden ruler hit as it swished through the air before it came crashing down on her knuckles…. the 5 year old eyes watered and  her hand throbbed …what was her crime? Picking up her pencil in her left hand. She did not…

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Confidence In Saying ‘Blogging is About Starting A Conversation’

August 15, 2013
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  OK Di  I am saying confidently…what are you starting now?  Starting and or changing the way I have an online conversation…uumm well I can be  OK… am a wee bit OK a lot chatty. Well Ok not exactly change  sort of needs direction… adapt and review.       Uummm and how did this…

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4 Words That Changed My Life

August 11, 2013
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Only 4 you say!     What were they?     Come and join Toastmasters!     WHAT I screeched..are you out of your mind … me … stand and speak in front of  a group NOT ON YOUR NELLIE!  Not interested.. not going to happen…NO, NO, NO!   Next thing…there I was…dumbfounded as I knew I would be,…

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confidence, sensuality, self belief, self worth, fun, laughter

My current blog ‘Paint the Ceiling Beige’ will be moving over very soon

July 22, 2013
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  Just letting you know…a work in progress here… I will be moving from Blogspot to www.diriddell.com  after I have copied a few of my favourite posts. In the meantime…the link to my  current blog is  http://painttheceilingbeige.blogspot.com.au/    

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Have you ever sat in judgement…only to find…

May 16, 2013
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Are you saying…’Me…never’ as you ruffle your feathers self righteously? Or are you squirming, smiling  and saying…’Yep… guilty as charged!’ Now that takes confidence to own up…speak up…be prepared to change it…then laugh about it! Whether you are one end of the spectrum or the other… or anywhere in between…at any time we have a…

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This is a Test Post

March 7, 2013
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