This is my favourite mug. It’s bone china, so it’s easy to drink from. It’s lightweight to hold. It’s a good size so holds about the right amount of liquid. Most importantly it was bought in my favourite place in the world and it’s unique as it’s a limited edition, so if it breaks I … Continue reading Why your mug cupboard is a bit like your wardrobe!
In continued support of other small businesses I am delighted to introduce Rachel Maunder. Rachel works with professionals to help them develop a confident professional brand, so they communicate their own value with greater confidence and make more impact. Drawing on her experience as a counsellor and as a magistrate. The role of mindset and … Continue reading Guest Blog – Rachel Maunder, Trainer, Coach & Speaker
What I particularly love about running my own business is networking with like-minded individuals who want to support each other. I have met many amazing women over the past few years in this way. During this unprecedented time, it is more important than ever to support small businesses so with that in mind I have … Continue reading Guest Blog – Mikki Gaskell, Motivational Coach
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching it seems appropriate to focus on the colour red. What are the associations with the colour and why is it associated with St Valentine’s Day? I have been doing some research into the body’s chakras, which I find fascinating. Chakras are the circular vortexes of energy that circulate around … Continue reading Red for Valentines
You will I am sure be delighted to know that 2020 is bringing back lots of familiar fashions that you may hopefully still have in your wardrobe. Black or white skinny jeans – yes you read that right, white in winter! A nightmare if you have young children or worn out on a muddy day, … Continue reading Styles for 2020
It’s that time of year when you may be thinking of buying a new pair of sunglasses. What size, shape, colour should you buy? Buying a pair can be a minefield. So this will help you to help you make the right choice for you. Obviously the same style rules apply for reading glasses too! … Continue reading Buying sunglasses?
“A strong positive self image is the best possible preparation for success” – Joyce Brothers (American Psychologist) What is personal branding? Personal branding is what makes you unique, it’s the brand you choose to create for yourself and it’s how others perceive you. Creating the right personal brand will maximise your potential and ensure people … Continue reading Personal Branding
Are you returning to work after having a baby? Do you feel guilty, confused, daunted, excited? Undoubtedly all sorts of emotions will be coursing through your brain, in addition to that what do you wear? Do you squeeze back into your pre-baby work clothes that are now a little bit tight and aren’t really you … Continue reading Returning to work?
Charity shops have changed beyond recognition in recent years. They are often now colour coordinated bright vibrant places to be where you can pick up a good quality pre-loved bargain. Thames Hospice shops are no exception as they are one of the leaders in this new concept. All of the shops are strongly branded with … Continue reading Charity Shop…ping
A great post to kick start you into the new year. This time from another guest blogger, the wonderful Marianna Beckwith from Chocolate Box Coaching Get some colour into your life It’s drab enough outside without wearing black/dark colours too. Put on a bright scarf, hat, socks, jumper: anything to brighten up your day. Get … Continue reading Kick Start into the New Year