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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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Why we need to get out of our head?

Why we need to get out of our head?

How to stop the “cop in the head” from getting the better of you Are the cops in your head getting the better of you? By ” cops in the head” I mean the voices in your head that  tell you it would be a really bad idea and REALLY UNCOOL if you said or did what you wanted to

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Article: Is it the Nasty People who get ahead? The power of natural authority.

Article: Is it the Nasty People who get ahead? The power of natural authority.

How to claim you’re natural authority and hold your own against dominant people We’ve seen them in films, on TV, we’ve read about them in books – nasty guys who get to the top and throw their weight about – and make everyone else’s life a misery. They’re the dominant types, the alpha types, the bullies that make a lot

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Speaking with confidence – how to stop comparing yourself to other people

Speaking with confidence – how to stop comparing yourself to other people

THE ART OF BEING THE REAL YOU Annabel was one of those powerful, successful women that I believed I could never be like. Every time Annabel stood up to make an announcement about something she was doing, it seemed everyone sat up and listened. Annabel had a natural authority that anything she talked about seemed the right “thing” to be

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Feel the Fear – how to overcome fear without paralysing yourself

Feel the Fear – how to overcome fear without paralysing yourself

Fear is powerful. The fact that fear is not real in most cases, makes it no less powerful. Fear can grip you around the heart, paralyse you, run you into the ground and make all action impossible. Most of the things you fear are inside your head, and produce similar physical sensations as if you were facing a raging bear.

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How to be creative – even if you think you’re not

How to be creative – even if you think you’re not

Do you feel like this image – as if half of you is not there? (If you can can’t see this image it is of a man who’s face and body is partially invisible). This is the experience of many people and they wonder why they feel uninspired, deadened and not able to enjoy their lives with an overriding sense

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Is living in your head doing you any good?

Is living in your head doing you any good?

Or what they should have taught you at school “As I grew up everything started getting grey and dull. I could still remember the amazing intensity of the world I’d lived in as a child, but I thought the dulling of perception, was an inevitable consequence of age.” Keith Johnstone Did you feel like Keith Johnstone – that life lost

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True Confidence

True Confidence

 What Gifts Lie Hidden Within? An Inspiring Story It takes a lot of courage to go on stage. I remember the first time I did, I was frozen with fear. But what did it take for this Korean boy to go on national television and perform to millions. An enormous amount of courage. And even more so when you learn

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The real reason why you hide away

The real reason why you hide away

Marianne Williamson tells us that, “ our “playing small” does not serve us or the world. She encourages us that in shining our light  “we are liberated from our own fear”, and that in doing so we “automatically liberate others”. Sounds easy doesn’t it? But if it was easy to come out of hiding, wouldn’t you have done it long ago?!!!

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