Narcissism; It’s All About Me – Isn’t It?

The Malevolence of Narcissism – when it’s all about me Of course this lifetime is all about you – but the darker side to this can be more powerful than we realise. Narcissism is a term that originated with Narcissus in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool […]

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Developing a Company Policy for Using Social Media

Developing a Company Policy for Using Social Media Image; mkhmarketing.wordpress.com This week I’ve been delivering social media training in Nottingham to people from community groups who want to set themselves or organisation up online, to increase their visibility locally and to the wider community. Here are some of the important things I’ve learned in using […]

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People Skills For Success

It’s great to see Forbes writer Jacquelyn Smith highlight the social skills recognition we need in a modern, working environment in her post “The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work” – I couldn’t agree more! You’d expect that we all possess those skills, simple as they sound – and inherently I believe […]

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ARBD – Alcohol Related Brain Damage, What We All Should Know

I recently attended NHS certificated training on ARBD – Alcohol Related Brain Damage – because some of my clients have been, or are affected by it and my interest lies in understanding ARBD and its symptoms. Initially I thought it would inform my workshops better – in fact, I was so shocked by the presentation, […]

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500 Words to Inspire

A while back I was asked to share  500 words to inspire for Inspire Me Today. These are the words I wrote on the wisdom I’ve gained… Learn to accept and love all things; sure, see what’s different but remember what’s similar. Appreciate the beauty and wisdom of diversity but remain aware that we rely […]

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Picking Up The Momentum In A Disposable Culture

I could cry – not only because of sadness but with frustration and anger at how disposable people have become in the world of charity and business. It’s Friday night and I should be out enjoying myself at the end of a busy week – but instead I’m at home feeling concern for the clients […]

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The Focus and the Fire – Firewalk

The Focus and the Fire Firewalk – by Mark Corner (@markcoruk )  Doing a Fire walk is something I’ve often thought about doing, but I haven’t participated in one yet. However, it seems that is all about to change. On the 30th November 2013  a firewalk is being held at the Robin Hood Centre in […]

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Freedom And Conformity – A Gender Issue

Freedom And Conformity – A Gender Issue Recently I posted the video in my news-streams of Jackson Katz ‘Violence Against Women’ because it struck a chord in how language influences our perceptions… Later, I spoke with my close friend Lance who agreed to read his own, penned words for the camera; in part to explain […]

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Celebrity Absolution … So Miley Cyrus Has Issues

The HuffPost reports a confession in a UK newspaper; Miley Cyrus now of inappropriate ‘twerking’ fame, says she’s got issues. No shit Sherlock! But don’t feel alone Miley, more than half the world’s teenage population – who know you’re name and every last movement you’ve made – aspire to being pretty much like you; a […]

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A Sense of Success – 10 Years in the Personal Development Business

By British standards I’m a successful business, managing to survive three times over the required 3 year period, to call myself ‘successful’. Ten years ago this month I set myself up as Scotland’s first Firewalk and Empowerment Instructor; I created myself a job as trainer, facilitator and holistic therapist – completely oblivious to what the […]

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