Confidence

Nearly Ten Years On From A Teenage Cancer Diagnosis

Charlotte Crowl | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Crowl

When I was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 17 it was a testing time. I was pretty much in denial and an array of emotions came over me, yeah I knew something was wrong, but I never thought it would be cancer.

The Real Key To Living With Confidence Isn't What You Think

Quora | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Quora

When someone commits to integrity, they find they have to make some minor everyday changes. They have to become honest with themselves and this can be very hard at first. When you stop blaming the bad things on circumstance and bad luck, you realize that you have a lot more control over your life than you thought.

Not Just A Front - Confident And Proud

Nell Grecian | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nell Grecian

Confidence is intimidating. Considering the way society pits us against one another, it isn't the norm to feel comfortable and happy within oneself. But guess what? My confidence isn't a facade to hide insecurities.

Will Banning Thin Models In France Create A Healthier Fashion World?

BritChick Paris | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Style
BritChick Paris

The new anti-thin law ‎is now being enforced on French couturiers. Doctors have to provide certificates that prove models are a certain BMI before they walk up and down their runway. Many are dangerously thin, some anorexic.

21 Essential Questions To Ask A Hypnotherapist Before You Hire Them

Steve Miller | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Whilst I am all for the free market it often drives me to talk to people considering Hypnotherapy given the sensitive nature of any type of therapy.

Katie Piper On Self-Care And Finally Learning That 'Being Different Is A Wonderful Thing'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If anyone embodies the word ‘fierce’ it’s philanthropist, author and TV presenter Katie Piper. The 33-year-old survived an acid-attack in 2008 w...

Why We Desperately Need A Mental Health Week

BritChick Paris | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

Getting professional help is the simplest and most rewarding thing ‎anyone can do. The chance to open up, leave our bagage with someone instead of take it home, to understand why we react in a certain way. In fact I'd recommend everybody to have therapy, because it is the most enlightening experience.

Why You Should Explore Alone (Even When Travelling With Other People)

Abigail Fedorovsky | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Abigail Fedorovsky

Over the last few years, I've travelled to various different countries, mostly with other people. It is definitely fun to share new experiences with a group, supporting each other when you struggle and making memories together.

Why Do We Need To Teach All Children About Self-Confidence On National Children's Day?

NaaDei Neequaye-Oyelade | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Parents
NaaDei Neequaye-Oyelade

Confidence in children is evidenced in various ways, so it's important to try to build it so that it follows them straight into adulthood. There are so many things we can do as parents to increase confidence, but one very important way to do this is with the power of reading.

Anything Is Possible When You Believe - Pregnant Serena Williams Just Proves This

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Griffiths

When we start imagining something and start believing something, we open up pathways and new possibilities in our brain and then anything is possible. No matter how sceptical you might feel, put aside your cynicism, and be prepared to believe.

Why Being Yourself Is Your Superpower

Vicki Psarias | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Psarias

We all suffer from crippling self-doubt at times, second-guessing the shizz out of ourselves, comparing our style, opinions, and lives to others, mostly online, often feeling lacking in some way, that we're not pretty/slim/curvy/smart/successful enough.

Feeling Proud In My Bikini As A Mum Of Two And How You Can Too

Vicki Psarias | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Parents
Vicki Psarias

It's hard but vital we keep the conversation going about our bodies, however difficult that might seem because that honesty will enable us to feel less alone, and more badass about ourselves. All shapes and sizes are beautiful and remember that we did good mama, we made babies and are raising children.

How To Stop Caring About What Others Think

Jaelithe Leigh-Brown | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jaelithe Leigh-Brown

I don't know why we feel that we have a right to say cruel things to others, but just this week I've had teenage girls express their heartache that their parents 'weren't bothered' when they told them they'd got the highest marks possible in their mock exams.

Women Need Their War Paint To Help Them Succeed At Work

Maya Gura | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Style
Maya Gura

'Just be confident' - easier said than done, right? But for women, it really is. The confidence gap between men and women is real and it's inhibiting women from succeeding at the same rate as men.

Confidence Is A Skill Not A Personality Trait: Four Lessons To Develop Real Confidence

Tayana Simons | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

I've lost count of the number of times I've talked myself out of things because I didn't think I was confident enough. Holding back from saying what I wanted to say because more confident people were speaking up.

Did The Rolling Stones Make Me Do It?

Hannah Summers | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Summers

Where were you in March 2016? My husband and I were in Mexico City, being dazzled and inspired by The Rolling Stones! Photo by Author. My husban...

10 Steps To Kickstart Your Confidence

Dr Jessamy Hibberd | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jessamy Hibberd

Confidence is essential in all aspects of our lives. It helps us reach our goals, try new things, make decisions and be independent. It enables us to manage stress and equips us to deal with emotional, practical and physical problems.

Time Is The Greatest Gift We Can Give Ourselves

Trish McEvoy | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Trish McEvoy

If there is one thing I've learned in all my years as a makeup artist and entrepreneur, it's that many women forget they deserve time. They'll do whatever it takes to build careers, bring up families and be good friends, but their own needs take a backseat. "I don't need time," they'll say. "I'm fine."

Wave Goodbye To Self-Criticism And Say Hello To Compassion

Dr Jessamy Hibberd | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jessamy Hibberd

There's a deeply entrenched belief that you need to be self-critical if you want to work hard or do well. That you have to suffer to succeed and without self-criticism you might become complacent or put in less effort.

How To Become An Overnight Glamour Puss

Stella Ralfini | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Style
Stella Ralfini

As you will know if you're over sixty, the lips lose definition, the eyebrows become sparse, the eyes look smaller and our confidence corkscrews. Well, listen up soon to be glamour pusses, I've found a hassle free alternative to applying eyebrow pencil, eyeliner and lip-liner every day. It's called micro-pigmentation cosmetic tattooing. And at seventy, I'm loving it.

International Women's Day, March 8th. The Six Keys To Feeling Comfortable In Your Own Skin

Claudia Norris | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claudia Norris

all women everywhere I see tall ladies stooping down, short ladies raising themselves up with heels, flat-chested women padding their bras, voluptuous women hiding behind baggy, dark clothing. How comfortable are you in your skin?

10 Easy Ways To Get More Confidence Right Now

Lisa Johnson | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Johnson

Fake it until you make it - you might feel like you're going to throw up but think like an actress who is playing a part and go for it. Faking confidence actually makes you feel more confident and the more you do something, the less scary it seems. It also has the added benefit of meaning you'll get the job done!

I Hid My Grey Hair For 20 Years - But At 45 My Natural Look Gets Me Stopped In The Street

Nicola Humber | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Humber

Sometimes I still have people asking me whether I'm really intending to leave my hair this way. And I'm happy to say 'Yes, I am'. Allowing my hair to be natural makes me feel freer, stronger, more real. And I'm glad to have said goodbye to the young girl who felt she had to look a certain way.

Increasing Learning Engagement

Gemma Bailey | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK
Gemma Bailey

Typically, pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds have English as a second language and those who receive free school meals are disadvantaged economi...

A Fit Mind

Kamontip Evans | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Pick up a women's or men's magazine and the dominant features will be appearance, nutrition, fitness, work, sex and romance. We want to be strong, fit, healthy and attractive and enjoy our work and love life. We want them and expect them to go right, but we can be in for disappointments when they don't go according to plan. We need a Plan B: a fit mind to back us up.