Why the Winter Solstice is so important for introverts?

Why the Winter Solstice is so important for introverts?

The Winter Solstice is an important day for introverts For many  it is just another busy day in the run up before Christmas, rushing around doing all the things that need to be done – not aware how important it is – particularly if you are introvert. Ancient Roots The Winter Solstice is an ancient celebration. The Druid and the

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Video: The Confidence to Take Risks

Video: The Confidence to Take Risks

A talk from the launch of my book From Wallflower to Sunflower, by Fran Singer, artist, teacher and therapist, who also endorsed the book. In this video, Fran talks about a very important aspect of confidence – the courage to take risks. WHY YOU NEED TO TAKE RISKS If you aren’t able to take risks – your confidence is not

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Video: The Power of Self-Acceptance – a participant speaks

Video: The Power of Self-Acceptance – a participant speaks

The Power of Self-Acceptance A participant speaks about her experience of participating in Making Moves courses over 20 years and how she learned self-acceptance. This video was filmed at the book launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower. She first attended in 1996 to the very first 6 session group I ran. This is her account of the discoveries she made

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Video – on being an introvert in an extraverted world

Video – on being an introvert in an extraverted world

At the book launch of “From Wallflower to Sunflower” I spoke about my motivation for writing the book, in relation to being an introvert in a world that’s set up for extroverts to succeed. If you’re an introvert, or have a strong introverted side, do you do you feel pressurised to be different from the way you are? You don’t

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Video: Performance poem “Don’t Believe the Hype” – having confident body image

Video: Performance poem “Don’t Believe the Hype” – having confident body image

Confident Body Image Performance poem by Jaycee La Bouche at the book launch of “From Wallflower to Sunflower – the quiet person’s guide to natural self-confidence. This poem is for you if your confidence is undermined by concerns about body image or how you look. Jaycee shows us in her distinctive way that most of it is all “hype”. Photographs

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Facebook Live: Surviving the Christmas Party Season

Facebook Live: Surviving the Christmas Party Season

Facebook Live: Surviving the Christmas Party Season I held my first ever Facebook Live on Wednesday 5th December 1.15-1.45pm GMT. And I was pretty nervous…. this was a new challenge. I was surprised how much I enjoyed it. I felt the kind of aliveness I used to feel when I used to “tread the boards”  – its an acting expression

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Photos and Videos from the Book Launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower

Photos and Videos from the Book Launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower

Many thanks to all those who attended the Book Launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower and Celebration of 20 years of Making Moves. People came from far and wide to attend: Here’s a video to give you a flavour of the event and photographs of the event. https://youtu.be/XVijE1FWriA Many thanks to Rene Toussaint who shot and edited this video. Many

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Making Moves in MARIE-CLAIRE

Making Moves in MARIE-CLAIRE

Hold your Head up High By Pamela Victor Marie-Claire (Malaysia) February 16, 2017 Marie-Claire asks: Is there a reason as to why some women are not as confident as others? Let your inner beauty shine through by upping your game with oozing confidence and sublime self-esteem to show the world your true worth. Happiness comes from within and we all

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Claire Schrader’s new book: From Wallflower to Sunflower

Claire Schrader’s new book: From Wallflower to Sunflower

The quiet person’s path to natural self-confidence Best book for confidence if you’re quiet, shy or an introvert If you are sick and tired of being a wallflower, this book will set you on a pathway of radical transformation to becoming the person you’ve always wanted to be. From Wallflower to Sunflower breaks new ground in the field of confidence-building.

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Why are more and more people now are defining themselves as wallflowers?

Why are more and more people now are defining themselves as wallflowers?

An excerpt from From Wallflower to Sunflower: the quiet person’s path to natural self-confidence  – Claire Schrader’s new book. The original wallflowers Very sadly a wallflower has become a derogatory term so that no one wants to be named or seen as a wallflower by other people. The term was used in the 19th century to describe a woman who

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Want to know what’s coming up soon?

Hi there,

I hope you’re finding the information you need?

I thought you might like to know that my next Introductory Evening is on 9th January 2020.

A great way to get a taste of what to expect before joining one of my courses.

Or if you’re feeling ready to take the plunge and book for one of my courses – here’s a bit of useful info as to where to get started:

The Breakthrough Group is the first step for many people – particularly if you feel shy, self-conscious or experience social anxiety. I’ve seen some miraculous transformations in my 20 years of running this group.

My next courses next start:
Tues 14th Jan @ 7.45pm  and Wed 22nd Jan   @5.30pm

Or, if speaking up in groups, being heard, or any kind of public speaking is your challenge, then the  Finding Your Voice course is a good place to start. Particularly if anxiety or nerves are an issue. I’ve had people with very severe symptoms including panic attacks, overcome these issues with relative ease.

My next courses start:
Thurs 16th Jan @ 7.45pm  and Tues 21st Jan @5.30pm

“I don’t know what to say” improvisation for social confidencei s great for people with average confidence who experience some form of social anxiety or awkwardness but find themselves stumped with knowing what to say. Working through improvisation and will transform your verbal confidence and social skills.

Next course starts Thursday 16th Jan 6-7.30pm

You can book online for all my courses and events.

If you’re not sure which course is right for you, book a telephone appointment with me or get in touch by email

I look forward to hearing from you

Best, Claire