Category Archives: communication

The voice in your head

Sports day comes but once a year, and this year it was a really big deal for my daughter. You see… she has a rival at school, Sasha, who ain’t so sweet, if you know what I mean. The kid is a bully. Sasha and my daughter are both the fastest girl runners in class […]

Are Concealers good for you?

  An extremely popular product within the cosmetics industry is The Concealer: creams that hide our skincare issues i.e. pimples, enlarged pores, uneven skin.  The products work by over layering the epidermis with a hydrating complex, often enhanced with special elastomers, which are then blended with colour pigments.  The combination offers a veil of colour […]

A few good lessons to learn

Like all of you, I have lived yet another year and have picked up some lessons on the way.  Here are a few to share: Speaking to strangers is cool Speaking to random strangers whilst walking the dog is a very good move indeed.  I have met some excellent people, men and women, who are […]

The weight of living

When life is going well and times are peaceful, everyone is on their best behavior. Polite, well mannered and kind to each other. But the older I get, the more I realise that it is in turbulent times when we have the opportunity to see what people are really made of! I am not referring […]

Let them speak! How good communication skills can change our children’s lives

I admit to dragging my daughter to a few Toastmaster meetings, a venue to practice public speaking. The venue is over an hour commute and involves 3 trains and 2 buses.  It is also in the evenings, which means she has already had a full day at school, done her homework and is tired by […]