January 6, 2020

How to Love Yourself & Make the World a Better Place

Loving yourself is simply a matter of recognizing your own good qualities and acknowledging that you are a loveable person and that you are worthy of love! Have you ever wondered why we find it so easy to love other people yet find it so difficult learning how to love yourself? I think it’s because we have been taught that loving ourselves is selfish or conceited in some way. After all, nobody likes a narcissistic […]
December 20, 2019

5 Ways To Be Happier This Holiday Season

It's that time of year again! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to You! 😀 While we're all striving for happiness, sometimes it gets derailed with the stress and pressures that also come with the holidays. But it's important to remember that authentic happiness is not waiting for you under the tree. This Christmas, I challenge you to put less emphasis on gifts, and more emphasis on the things that truly mean the most to you. […]
December 12, 2019

Give The Gift of Confidence ~ It’s the gift that keeps on giving!

Have you ever noticed the woman that walks into the room and everyone notices her and wants to talk to her? People are attracted to her and she easily strikes up conversations with anyone in the room. SHE IS CONFIDENT!!!! The woman that attracts the most attention is not necessarily the one with the perfect hair or nose or lips, or has the most expensive outfit.  The women that attracts the most attention is the […]
December 5, 2019

Career Confidence + 3 Barriers and 3 Tips

New research by My Confidence Matters about workplace confidence, training and career development, supports the premise that whilst women have plenty of ambition to progress into more senior roles, significant barriers still exist. Responses by nearly 2,500 men and women, analysed by Dr Geraldine Perriam, honorary research associate at the University of Glasgow, show that 85% of women surveyed aspire to senior roles and yet 79% of them regularly lack confidence at work. In order to […]
November 21, 2019

How to Be A Gracious Receiver

Are you a good receiver? Most of us were taught to be good givers, but not taught to be good receivers. "It is better to give than to receive." Sound familiar? Although giving is good, receiving is also good! Besides, if all of us just gave, who would receive? Someone has to do it! Receiving is an equally important part of the giving process. It keeps the giving cycle going. If all you do is […]
October 27, 2019

How To Get Over The Fear of Being Judged By Others

After my super fun Improv Class the other day, I made a video all about the fear of being judged by other people. Of the 25 fears that affect confidence, this is the most common and the most destructive. Does the idea of putting yourself out there, in front of a room full of people at an Improv Class freak you out? Do you worry about the opinions of other people? What they MIGHT be […]
October 18, 2019

“Fake It Til You Make It” Destroys Confidence + 3 Tips How to Be REAL!

Faking it until you make it is you KNOWING and SHOWING others that you are not good enough. If you can be and do something else, then will be good enough. But if you believe that you're worthy, you have more and more people show you and reflect that you are worthy back to you. You can lie to the world, but you can’t lie to yourself. Your Inner Critic will remind you of the […]
October 11, 2019

7 “Apologetic Phrases” Women Use At Work and 7 Assertive Alternatives

Assertiveness is a trait is NOT about being bossy or overriding other people. It is about conveying your message in a polite and respectful way whilst considering all of the people that are part of the conversation. It needs to be sensitive to their demands and preferences and give you the opportunity to share your message effectively without putting yourself down. 1.'Sorry to bother you...' If you are inclined towards passivity, even asking for the […]
October 4, 2019

Do You Say “Sorry” Too Much? What to Say Instead!

When we needlessly apologize, we end up making ourselves small and diminish what we’re trying to express, says sociologist Maja Jovanovic. Think about all the times you use the word “sorry” in a typical day. There are the necessary “sorry”s — when you bump into someone, when you need to cancel plans with a friend. But what about the unnecessary “sorry”s? The “sorry, this may be an obvious idea” at a meeting, the “sorry to […]