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“I Could Never Do That!”: 3 Practical Steps To Overcoming Fears & Growing In Confidence

We are what we think. Everything we do is controlled by our brain : our thoughts & our actions. Human beings are well-equipped to avoid danger; it’s part of our survival instinct. We see something frightening & our reflexes kick-in: our … Continue reading

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African Jewel

One of our African Jewel Beetles sunbathing just after her tank had been misted. This is an unplanned cross between a Chlorocala africana oertzeni (Purple Jewel Beetle) & Chlorocala africana africana (Green Jewel Beetle). We think the result is stunning … Continue reading

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Climbing The Stairs

Meet Geoff. He loves to climb 🙂 Take care until next time …

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Confidence: Theory or Practice?

My last blog explored how although confidence can come from within, we usually also require external help to enable us to grow & move forward. Today I want to look at how important practical application & experience is in completing … Continue reading

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Intelligent or Just Academic?

I read a very interesting article recently by Richard Gerver, one of the premier ex-head teachers in the UK who now focusses on campaigning for education improvements had been speaking with an MP about education & the current state of … Continue reading

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Building Confidence One Step at a Time

Building confidence is not always a rapid or easy process. This article looks at how it is possible to build confidence in ourselves and in others and uses practical examples to illustrate positive results. It is not meant to be a self-help article; it is an article, encouraging individuals to seek help from, and interact with others to achieve these outcomes. Continue reading

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