personal growth

This is the time to talk about what has happened in the past and what was a violation of your human rights and dignity.
Showing up as a better version of yourself is a journey of progress not perfection. There will be times when your default appears despite your best intentions, but over time you can more effectively rewrite the script and show up as a better version of yourself. I choose to be Unfazed Paul, who is it you'd rather be?
I had started reflecting on the trail properly since I finished work a week previously and after advice from several through-hikers it was obvious that I needed to clearly define the reasons for quitting my job, flying to the Canadian wilderness and hiking non-stop for 2 1/2 months.
I recognised a while ago that my coping strategy was people pleasing. I knew exactly why I adopted it and I did the forgiveness work around it. I worked on my self worth and started practicing showing up more authentically and empowered.
For many families across the UK, the dust is beginning to settle. This week sees the end of the exam season where many young people have been receiving their results for University Finals, A2/AS levels and most recently, GCSEs.
Making peace with another or in the world - we all talk about it. But are you at peace or at war with yourself? Do you know and do you care? Does it matter?
What do you see when you look in the mirror? Or perhaps a more relevant question is, 'who's the most important person in your life?' Some people will regard their boss or work as their top priority, and of course earning money, supporting their family and having something, hopefully fulfilling, with which to occupy themselves is important.
Welcome to my latest post. A post sharing a kind of manifesto; my 'Marty-Festo' - see what I did there!? This means I'm going to share the experiences and lessons I have been through recently. Plus the present goals I want to achieve.
Successful people are usually well acquainted with failure. This is simply because successful people are triers, experimenters, optimists and they don't give up easily. They're not afraid of being first, of falling flat on their faces, making people laugh or crow.
Probably the most important element when creating a smart casual look is to put opposites together. This is the tip that all stylists work by. Do as it says; match smart & casual. Dressy skirt with a casual t-shirt and trainers or jeans with a blouse and blazer.