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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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The Sikh Channel – Positive Minds

The Sikh Channel – Positive Minds

The Sikh Channel - Positive Minds Jag Singh, writer, speaker, and TV host speaks to Sonal on the Sikh Channel, Positive Minds show discussing the work that Sonal does as well as how she has broken down barriers to be now doing what she is passionate about and...

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The Tao of Self Confidence

The Tao of Self Confidence

The Tao of Self Confidence Sheena Yap Chan is a blogger, podcaster, consultant, author, and speaker on building self-confidence. She speaks to Sonal about her calling to Public Speaking.

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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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Why would I want to have a Celebrant led Wedding Ceremony?

Why would I want to have a Celebrant led Wedding Ceremony?

What does a Celebrant do at a Wedding? If you are reading this and you are a couple who recently got engaged - congratulations to you both. If you are reading this and you know someone who recently got engaged - please do share this with them. There are so many...

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Wedding Glossary UK Explained

Wedding Glossary UK Explained

Congratulations on your engagement! Whether you are just starting to plan your wedding or you have been planning your celebration for months, there will likely be a moment when you will feel as though the process is quite daunting. From locations and palettes to dates...

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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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