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Happy Life Habits. Where are You on the Happiness Scale?

Happy Life Habits. Where are You on the Happiness Scale?

I  have a question for you. On a scale of 1 to 10 where would you rate your ‘happiness’ right now?  Are you doing what makes you happy?  Many of you may say that recent world events have meant that barriers have been put in place stopping you from being where you want...

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Ways you can Embrace Chance with Positivity

Ways you can Embrace Chance with Positivity

Welcome to the April issue of my newsletter.  With clocks having gone forward bringing longer and lighter evenings, I hope that you are all feeling positive about the coming months.  As things reopen and we return to some sort of normality, some of us may be excited...

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What is Glossophobia?

What is Glossophobia?

What is Glossophobia? How To Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking Glossophobia is a form of speech anxiety or the fear of public speaking. It can arise from a number of environmental, biological and psychological factors. But if you suffer from Glossophobia, it’s...

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5 Essential Tips to Improve Public Speaking Skills

5 Essential Tips to Improve Public Speaking Skills

Many people struggle when it comes to public speaking. But there are many things you can do to set yourself up to do well. In this article, I’m going to look at 5 tips to improve public speaking skills and give a better presentation. Focus on your audience It’s...

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Spring is Here and Time to Invest in Yourself

Spring is Here and Time to Invest in Yourself

Welcome to the March edition of my newsletter. I do hope that for those of you whose children have returned to school, that you are now seeing a glimpse of normality - although it may be a slightly new version of normal. We are all hoping that it is now the light at...

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Ten Tips for Parents Struggling to Communicate with their Children

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Power Hour – Marlow FM with Emma-Jane Taylor

Power Hour – Marlow FM with Emma-Jane Taylor

Power Hour - Marlow FM with Emma-Jane Taylor Emma Jane Taylor, CEO of The Works Company and the author of Don’t Hold Back, a Keynote Speaker and CBT Practitioner / Mentor and Radio Host of the Power Hour, Marlow FM, talks to Sonal about her life, her mission and the...

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Prosperity Kitchen

Prosperity Kitchen

Gemma McCrae, a life coach specialising in personal development, planning and career coaching talks and a podcaster talks to Sonal about who she is, her work as a Public Speaking Expert, Celebrant and Toastmaster plus her ambitions going forward. Prosperity Kitchen...

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What is a Toastmaster and Do I Need One?

What is a Toastmaster and Do I Need One?

What is a Toastmaster? By far the most pressing question I receive from clients planning weddings or events. Since becoming a Toastmaster I have had so many amusing questions asked of me that I felt compelled to share at least one with you in this blog. Where do I...

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Wedding Day Roles – Who does what on your big day?

Wedding Day Roles – Who does what on your big day?

The people who make up a great wedding day and what each wedding day role means to you. In this article, I am looking at what each wedding day role provides. Whether it's wedding planners, venue coordinators, catering managers, wedding DJ’s or toastmasters. Let's...

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Planning for a Celebrant Multicultural Wedding

Planning for a Celebrant Multicultural Wedding

Here’s How Priya and Ben are Balancing Both Cultures in Wedding Planning Thankfully, we’re living in a world where people are free to fall in love from different cultures, races, and regardless of the sex or gender of each member of the couple. While this makes...

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Postponing Your Wedding Due to the Pandemic?

Postponing Your Wedding Due to the Pandemic?

Here’s How a Celebrant Can Help if you are Postponing Your Wedding Many engaged couples are having to face the prospect of postponing their wedding ceremony due to current social restrictions put in place to protect us from the spread of COVID-19. Many couple’s plans...

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Wedding Planning During COVID-19

Wedding Planning During COVID-19

Here’s How Roshni and Nisha are Tackling Wedding Planning During Covid 19 2020 has been a testing year so far for all of us – we’ve been quarantined at home, unable to see our friends and family, and many people have, at least temporarily, lost their jobs. One of the...

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Ten Tips for Parents Struggling to Communicate with their Children

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Tips for Managing Mental Health and Anxiety In the Workplace

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Prepare for an interview and stand out from the other candidates.

Do the research, be prepared and practice with the right interview template.

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Give your child the best opportunity to be successful at their school interview

They can do the research, be prepared and practice with the right interview template.

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Childhood Adverse Experiences that Affect Adulthood

A child will remember their childhood experiences whether openly or subconsciously

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What is a Toastmaster?

Why Should I Book One for my Wedding or Event?

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What is a Celebrant Wedding Ceremony?

Why Should I Book One for my Wedding or Event?

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