confidence building

To create confidence – start in childhood

In the film ‘The Sound of Music’ Maria sings ‘Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start’ I am using this rather ‘odd’ opening paragraph to illustrate my strongly held belief that in order to create confidence in adult life we need to [...]

In the eye of the beholder

My Dad has lots of sayings, picked up from books, plays and TV down the years that have passed into family lore. One of these, recited in an iffy west country accent, is “if ‘e be a natural thing, where do ‘e come from, where do ‘e go?” As with most of my Dads sayings, I didn’t know [...]

What do I think about CONFIDENCE?

Having been a working adult for (whispers) nearly thirty years, much of my confidence and cues for confidence have come from work scenarios. I’m a wife, and a working Mum who for the last five years has run her own business. When I look back over the jobs I have done, I can see that I have gained [...]

Confidence and Courage

I do not think I have met anyone who has total confidence across everything in their life. The way I think about it is that everyone can be confident in something as long as they know they can do it, do it well and be safe. Receiving encouragement from an interested audience imbues self-confidence. [...]