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?
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.
I'm a real Mulberry Girl. In fact, you could probably say I'm obsessed. So obsessed that my 35th birthday cake was in the shape of my trusty Bayswater.
SEO and PR can often overwhelm even the most seasoned of bloggers. Why do some blog rank higher than others in Google, and how can it be done for your own blog? Today we welcome back Nic Tuxford, senior SEO specialist at digital marketing agency Exposure Ninja, to share the secrets to great SEO for bloggers
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.
How to stop comparing yourself to others!
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...
I'm honoured to be a finalist at the BritMums in Brilliance Awards in the Social Media category so I thought it was high-time I shared my own social media tips for bloggers and business owners. Here's my Top 10.
If you want to succeed in business- and in life, you need to have a purpose, you need to work out what you're passionate about, what feeds your soul- and potentially your tummy (we all need dollar) and then you must work on finding the strength, means and time to make that dream a reality.
Last Friday was mine and Jessica Huie MBE's 'Turning Passion Into Pounds' workshop with the Business & IP Centre and The British Library- and I'm proud to declare it was a resounding success. Yay!
Let me start off by writing that I don't even know if I can adequately express just how EPIC in caps last weekend in London, was for me.
A lot of people keep mentioning 'success' to me lately, some kindly comment that they feel I'm successful- and while that's flattering, it's made me question how I personally deem and measure success.
Can we take a minute to talk money.
Slasher careers are on the rise. You might well be a slasher yourself. I know I definitely am.
Mine & Jessica Huie MBE’s Workshop with Stylist Magazine: Inspiring Women To Turn Their Passion Into Pounds
Last week I had the absolute honour of hosting a workshop with my close friend and business partner Jessica Huie MBE on 'Turning Passion Into Pounds'.