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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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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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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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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How did Laura Robson do it? The power of inner confidence

How did Laura Robson do it? The power of inner confidence

How to get confidence and overcome performance nerves How did Laura Robson win against Marina Erakovic on Saturday 29th June 2013? Discover what it takes to be a winner and achieve your goals when the chips are down and your confidence is at its lowest ebb – whether your playing tennis, speaking in front of a group, making a presentation or

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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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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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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