5 ways to handle criticism.
Working out what your mission is.
It's wonderful to host novelist and actress Sara Alexander's guest post today on the how she finds it vital to nourish herself creatively in order to be the best parent she can be.
So why write this post (it's not very British is it?) and why now?
How to go comparison-free!
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.
When do you feel your most creative?
We all compare ourselves to others, that's just flipping life, right?
It's been a while since I've shared an update on writing my book, Mumboss, mostly because I've, erm, been writing my book! For those not aware (where've you been, people?) I got a book deal in December 2016 with Piatkus/Little Brown under the giants that are Hachette.
Here, Lucy Griffiths, success coach for mothers, offers her advice on using maternity leave to inspire your career.
People tend focus on the downside of online life, how it can lead to a negative cycle of comparison which can tear away at your confidence or the inevitable trolling.
How to love yourself.
I'm endlessly asked how I've reached a place where I feel consistently confident and the answer is, if I'm honest, (Honest Mum here, right?) I don't ALWAYS feel confident, no one can constantly feel confident in themselves or their abilities and have faith in their potential, but yes, for the most part, I do feel confident in who I am and what I do.
If you follow me over on Facebook, you might have noticed I'm a little bit obsessed with 'going live'. OK, a lot!
I've come to believe there are two types of people in business: those who there only in it for themselves, plain and simple and those who are not.
Confidence is EVERYTHING-yet so many of us struggle to feel our most confident kick-ass selves for the most part.
A weird post to write I hear you cry (does anyone cry anymore or shriek for that matter or do we now just insert emoticons and move on with our lives?!)- I digress, for those who don't know (where've you been people)-I just won the double at the BritMums in Brilliance Awards and am literally walking on air...