The Sunflower Effect Confidence Courses

My Sunflower Effect Courses have worked for hundreds of quiet, shy, and introverted people with confidence issues, through the highly effective confidence system I have developed – the Sunflower Effect.

Many have been struggling to make changes for many years and report the courses quicker and more effective than any other approaches they have tried.

Everyone is individual and has slightly different needs, therefore I provide a wide range of courses for different levels of experience so you can progress at your own pace and in your own way. See my Covid 19 Safeguards 

Do get in touch to express interest in my future live and zoom courses.   

beginners confidence building

Introductory Evening – beginners confidence building

Next Introductory Evenings are on September 1st & Dec 14th @7.30pm Beginners confidence building  Quiet, reserved, shy or self-conscious? Have you been told or know that you need to be more confident? Want to try before you buy? In this introductory evening, you will be discovering the keys to an authentic self-confidence

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Confidence Course - fast, effective and proven to overcome shyness, social anxiety through the Sunflower Effect. Designed for quiet people

Breakthrough Confidence Course

Next courses will run on September 21st @7.45pm & September 28th @5.30pm   Fast, effective and proven to overcome shyness, stage fright and inhibitions. Designed for quiet people. Build a natural self-confidence that feels like the “real you” The Breakthrough Group will enable you to break out of your shell – no matter how inhibited or stuck you feel you

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Unique speaking with confidence course - fast, effective, fun and proven to improve public speaking through drama

Finding Your Voice – a speaking with confidence course

Next courses start on September 23rd @7.45 and September 30th @5.30pm Do you struggle with any kind of public speaking or speaking in front of groups i.e. at meetings, giving presentations, or in social situations? Do you have a love-hate relationship with the spotlight – you simply freeze up when all eyes are on you!

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Beginners Improvisation Course for social confidence

“I Don’t Know What To Say” Improvisation Course for Social Confidence

Next course starts on September 22nd @7.45pm Never again be stumped for something to say Do you dry up, go blank, or get tongue-tied in social or professional situations? You’d love to respond humorously when someone makes a smart remark, but you can’t think of anything to say.

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beginners confidence workshop

Express Yourself Confidence Workshop

Next workshop date: Sunday November 14th 2021 Build a natural self-confidence the fast, fun and creative way Would you love to Express Yourself and let the real you out? Want to play more in life – and have a whole lot more fun?  Want to overcome your fear of performing in front of groups?

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Advanced Course: Stand Up For Yourself

 Holding your own with the challenging people in your life Next course starts  29th September 2021 Are challenging people getting in the way of your happiness, well-being and success? You may find them at work, in social situations, you may live them or they may be members of your family? Even worse when you see them getting away with things;

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Advanced Course: Speak with Charisma

a 12-week public speaking course This  course will run again in January or May 2022 TBC – scroll below for details Have you got over your worst fears of public speaking but know you could be making more of an impact? What if you could speak so your listeners are hanging on your every word? What if you had Charisma?

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Emotional Freedom – transform emotional baggage

A transformational course to release emotional baggage. Next course will run in September 2021 Do you find it difficult to express your emotions? Or do they come out all wrong when you do express them? Perhaps you are aware that there is a volcano of unexpressed emotion locked away inside you. You get upset by the slightest thing and you

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Sunflower Effect Online Confidence Courses

It has been my great pleasure to run a series of online Sunflower Effect Courses during the Covid 19 lockdown. I, and my participants, have been very surprised at what we could achieve in a zoom setting. In certain areas, the Sunflower Effect approach has been even more powerful online. Some people have said they felt less self-conscious online which was

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Individual Sessions for feeling stuck

Feeling stuck and nothing else has worked? Then a Sunflower Effect individual session is a highly effective way of shifting stuckness, so that you get back on track with your life and find peace of mind. It an alternative to psychotherapy or a talking approach – if you know talking about your issues is not going to solve your problem.

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Confidence Course Leader Training

Transform lives through drama Become a Sunflower Effect Confidence Course Leader  The Foundation Training is launching June 2021 Do you have a background in drama and have a yearning to do more rewarding work? Are you a compassionate, supportive, enthusiastic person and understand what it’s like to be shy, self-conscious or lacking in confidence? You may already be in the

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confidence and self esteem

Breakthrough Plus for confidence and self esteem

A two-weekend course to breakthrough on confidence and self-esteem Fast, effective and proven to overcome difficult life experiences that have caused you to shut down or have undermined your confidence and self esteem.

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Need help with choosing the right course?

You will find useful guidance in the next three pages, so you can work out which might be the right course for you. Choose which of the three problem areas is most significant for you. Or find answers to your questions.

How to overcome shyness, self-consciousness or anxiety

I spent the first part of my life being too shy. I was acutely self-conscious and felt as if I was trapped in a box. I was always on the sidelines, watching other people participating and enjoying themselves. I desperately wanted to get out of that box and join them. But I didn’t know how. I got to the point

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overcome nerves

How to overcome nerves when speaking in front of groups?

Overcome Nerves Are you confident in many other areas of life but there’s this one area that has you running for the door – giving a presentation, speaking in meetings, public speaking or any situation when all eyes are on you? This is also known as stage-fright. You may also experience: Rapid heartbeat (you may even have to take beta-blockers

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How to stop feeling socially awkward?

Feel socially awkward at times? Do you dry up, go blank, or get tongue-tied in social or professional situations?  Have you decided, as a result, that you have social anxiety and that you really do have a problem? You may be fine when you’re with good friends, family or people you trust. You look around you and see everyone else talking

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How do I get started to build my confidence?

How do I get started to build my confidence?

The Sunflower Effect Confidence Courses are proven to be by far the fastest, most effective and definitely the most fun ways of building confidence. However, if you’ve just landed on this website, you may feel just a little daunted about participating! Since participating is the one thing you find hard. Particularly when you discover it’s based on an adapted form

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Frequently asked questions

You will find answers to questions here, about the content of courses, practical questions about courses, how to book, any problems you’re having with signing up for the newsletter or for the free chapters from my book From Wallflower to Sunflower, or with the website.

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Get Daily Support to build confidence

Every day you’re bombarded with stress, aggression and negative feedback. It’s hard sometimes to keep positive and to remember all that you’re achieving. Everyone has their good days and bad days. This is why I offer this resource for my clients, their friends and subscribers of my newsletter – because it can be tough keeping your spirits up in our

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How to book

makingmoves bookedTo book for one of these courses or if you’re not sure which course is right for you, visit the course webpage where you can book online.

If you’re not sure which course is right for you, we suggest setting up a time to speak to Claire about your needs.

Book a telephone consultation with Claire


How to make faster progress

Most people find they make the faster and more significant progress when they participate in a series of courses. As humans we psychologically grow in a zig-zag pattern –  we need time to make the kind of shifts we want in our lives.

Therefore I offer a range of follow-on courses and workshops designed for those who are serious about building confidence and wish to continue to expand and grow.

You’ll find some of these on this page.