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New Year New You

New Year New You

It’s the eve of a new year. The hubbub, rush, merriment and excitement of Christmas is over, life hasn’t quite returned to normal yet and the celebrations of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are about to commence. I like this time of year. The end of the year and the beginning of a […]

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Flood gates being erected at Woodbridge

Proactive vs reactive

This week we’ve been in a state of severe flood alert in Suffolk, England, as the high tides of this time of year coincided with a severe surge tide. Whilst nothing like the severity seen in some areas of the world, it never the less reminded us of the power of nature and that we […]

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Taking Control of your Life

Taking Control of your Life

CAN you really take control of your life or is this just a catchy headline designed to grab your attention? Do you want to take control of your life or should you just go with the flow? The answer is yes, yes, yes and a bit of a no. YES – you can take control […]

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The Pursuit of Happiness

A boiler repair and a study from the London School of Economics. Not the most exciting opening statement I’ll admit, but stick with it because these two random happenings in my life last week are linked by what we’re all looking for – the pursuit of happiness. How happy are you? A tricky question.  We […]

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Do you long for the Simple Pleasures of Life?

September is here, and in Britain, young people, teachers and lecturers are heading back to school and college.  Always a busy time in the academic calendar; I remember it well during the time I was a lecturer. For some this is a happy time. It’s great to be back, a new term, new faces and […]

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What is brilliant living?

What is brilliant living?

Our lovely friend John (incidentally, the nicest, kindest person you could hope to meet) is not a great user of the Internet and all things computery so it was with amusement when chatting to a mutual friend recently, she said: “Your friend John, he doesn’t really know what your website is about does he?” Intrigued, […]

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Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco

Action and accountability

Find out where we’ve been, what we’ve been getting up to, with whom (see below) and why – oh, and pick up a couple of tips for changing your life along the way with our action and accountability video special, all the way from sunny California, USA where we took the opportunity to attend a one […]

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Afternoon tea - a little self indulgence?

Self-development or self-indulgence?

Thoughts on the idea of self-development and what it might say about us This week we’ve been looking for an image to conjure up the idea of brilliant living to use on our book cover.  Easier said than done, as brilliant living means different things to different people.  The same is true of self-development. To […]

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