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10 Positive & Successful Habits To Build Confidence & Feel Great

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Won’t or Can’t? Thinking for Success

‘We are what we think.‘ This doesn’t mean, ‘Think & we get‘ but it does mean that our thinking has a much greater impact on our lives that we often give it credit for. How would you like to achieve … Continue reading

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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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Striving For Perfection: A Distraction From The Truth?

“That’s perfect!” “Perfection indeed!” “Aim for perfection & you’ll get somewhere near.” Such phrases trip off our tongue & find their way into so many everyday conversations: at home; in the office; in our training & target-setting events; in our … Continue reading

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Facing Our Fears

We recently took some of our beasts to a ‘face your fears’ day for an international company. What struck me most was that the people who gained most were those who had made a decision to try to overcome their … Continue reading

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Overcoming Phobias: A Matter of personal Choice?

One of the lovely things about our reptile handling sessions in schools & businesses is seeing people become comfortable with  reptiles after their initial fear. We see this time & again in people of all ages from young children to … Continue reading

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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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Geoff The Boa?

One of my passions is exotic animals, especially reptiles & ‘minibeasts’ (which seems to cover everything from beetles to worms to scorpions to spiders and the like). I cannot remember ever disliking such animals, although it has taken me a … Continue reading

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You Can Teach Subjects But You Can’t Teach Experience

One of my passions is helping people to grow in confidence, which, in-turn, opens the doors for improvement and development across many life skills. I have mentioned previously that our work with reptile handling workshops (Meet The Beasts) is so powerful because … 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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