Thoughts on letting ourselves shine

Two lessons from a lunch by the sea
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Two lessons from a lunch by the sea

I took myself to the sea for lunch one day, where I learned two life lessons from a woman I...
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Repetitive Criticism Made Me Stronger
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Repetitive Criticism Made Me Stronger

I have spent the last year attending a Jazz music course, and it has been great. Having the opportunity to...
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Stop rating youth so highly.
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Stop rating youth so highly.

We all know that our society rates youth and beauty highly. The message is plastered everywhere. And I know why...
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When we judge others are we really judging ourselves?
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When we judge others are we really judging ourselves?

Note: This is the flip side to my recent post 'Don't take things personally' I have a wish. It is...
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Great People do Things Before they’re Ready
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Great People do Things Before they’re Ready

"Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it." – Amy Poehler...
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Don’t Take Things Personally
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Don’t Take Things Personally

Ah, such wonderful advice. But how do we go about achieving this? As a performer, this is advice that would...
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Do We Have Will Power?
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Do We Have Will Power?

Will power (or lack of…) I don't know how you are with will power, but I don’t think I have...
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Do The Work
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Do The Work

I have been very absent in blog land of late. I have continued to write but I haven’t published anything...
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Next Level = Next Challenge
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Next Level = Next Challenge

Congratulations! Level Unlocked! Reaching a new level of ability can be exciting, scary and intimidating, but really it's just plain great....
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The Myth of Talent
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The Myth of Talent

It is said so often and by so many people that it is really easy to believe that it’s true....
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How the Bullet Journal helps me to create
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How the Bullet Journal helps me to create

De-cluttering, Again After my enormous kon-mari de-clutter, it was time to put my focus on organising my notebook messiness. I...
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Dance like no one is watching; Part 2
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Dance like no one is watching; Part 2

I have already written about the joy of dancing like no one is watching. And now I want to add...
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Why it’s good to be a beginner
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Why it’s good to be a beginner

Gain, gain, gain. Whether it be learning to paint, picking up a new instrument or starting adult ballet class, when we...
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Just Do It
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Just Do It

Dear Readers, I am in need of some peer pressure. I have written before about the power of accountability and I...
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Being kind to Yourself
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Being kind to Yourself

I have been de-cluttering the possessions in my life, and on the last but one section, cassette tapes, I discovered...
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Finding Freedom in Music
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Finding Freedom in Music

In my last post I wrote about valuing your creative worth. I have also talked about not reaching for perfection...
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Valuing your Creative Worth
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Valuing your Creative Worth

Valuing your ideas and creative worth doesn't always come easy. For some of us it may be natural to develop...
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3 things you don’t want to hear when growing out grey hair
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3 things you don’t want to hear when growing out grey hair

After much deliberation, I am embarking on a mission to grow out my hair dye and let my many silvery...
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6 Inspiring Reasons to Dance
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6 Inspiring Reasons to Dance

There are many brilliant reasons to dance, so let's have a look at some of them.... 1. Physical Health There...
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How De-cluttering can Change Your Life
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How De-cluttering can Change Your Life

Clutter clutter everywhere There was a day not so long ago that I pondered on the implications of my untidiness....
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