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

Photos and Video 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. Many thanks to Rene Toussaint who shot and edited the video and the

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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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How to stop shyness from ruining your life – Chrissy B Show – Sky TV

How to stop shyness from ruining your life – Chrissy B Show – Sky TV

How to stop shyness from ruining your life Making Moves was on the Chrissy B Show – “How to stop shyness from ruining your life” – SKY TV (channel 203) on the 10th June at 10pm. I was interviewed along with two very brave Making Moves participants by Chrissy B and shared their story of their painful battle with shyness.

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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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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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The Curse of Being Invisible

The Curse of Being Invisible

Or How to be Seen and Heard Without Having to Scream and Shout About It Daniel was a quiet man, a clever man, a caring man – but he felt he was invisible. Daniel was an academic and it often took him days to prepare his beautifully composed and interesting lectures. But when it came to delivering them, his students went to sleep

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Overcoming trauma: breaking free of being too good

Overcoming trauma: breaking free of being too good

Overcoming trauma how one woman after being too good most of her life overcame the trauma 
that had kept her locked away and discovered that life can be beautiful Leah was a quiet child, a good child. She was born into an Irish family where there was no time to be “a wet blanket”. So Leah kept quiet and got

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