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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: Coming back to life – a participant speaks of her 20 years in Making Moves

Video: Coming back to life – a participant speaks of her 20 years in Making Moves

A participant speaks about her experience of participating in Making Moves courses over 20 years at the book launch of From Wallflower to Sunflower. She first attended in 1996 to the very first 6 session group I ran. She actually missed the very first session by mistake – and speaks of what she experienced when she came. She has participated

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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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Body Confidence – Love Talk Show – Sky TV

Body Confidence – Love Talk Show – Sky TV

I was recently interviewed by James and Helena of the Love Talk Show, on Sky TV, on the subject of Body Confidence where we explored a number of interesting questions. Scroll below to the You Tube broadcast of the programme. James and Helena talked about how very attractive confidence is in relationships and particularly when you are seeking a partner.

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Success through play

Success through play

 What The Most Successful People Do That Most Other People Think is a Waste of Time? How to be Successful Without Becoming an Automation. You might think in order to be really successful you have to be a go-getter, be really hard-nosed and have a ruthless streak that will stop at nothing. Yes, many successful people are like that and

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The Curse of Emotions – overcoming negative emotions

The Curse of Emotions – overcoming negative emotions

You were feeling great… and then you get an email or your partner/boss/friend says something that really upsets you.  And suddenly you’re on fire! You feel full of justified rage. Even if you know the thing that has upset you is rather trivial, possibly not even true. You don’t quite know where it all came from – all this emotion

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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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Living life out loud – overcoming fear

Living life out loud – overcoming fear

Overcoming Fear What Would It Be Like If You Were Living Your Life Out Loud? What would you be doing? You might want to close your eyes and see what images float into your mind. Trust the first one(s) that comes. You might be singing from the rooftops… singing out loud and not caring what you sound like or look

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Anger as positive power

Anger as positive power

How to Express and Channel Your Anger in Empowering Ways Without Hurting Other People When were you last angry? How did it feel? Did it feel good/powerful to express your anger? Did you feel heard/understood/released? Or did you feel embarrassed by the fact that you were so angry, ashamed that you should have such powerful feelings? Were you afraid of

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How an introvert can overcome their fear of the spotlight

How an introvert can overcome their fear of the spotlight

 Overcome performance anxiety as an an introvert – and be seen, valued and recognised for who you are You know you have a special gift. Something you can’t keep to yourself and even if you’re not very clear what “it” is. You know you have to allow this gift to be seen if you’re going to move to the next

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