Tag: Confidence

February 24, 2014 | life

The Art of Shameless Self Promotion

We’re not really supposed to say when we’ve done well. We’re definitely not meant to be proud of it or make a big deal of any kind, because, you know, who would want to hear others good news? We live in a cynical age where it’s not OK to be proud of oneself. Sure, I...

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June 19, 2013 | life

Beauty & The Eye of the Beholder

Last week, a lovely girl in Canada interviewed me about my idea of beauty and the way I look. I’ve spoken before about my struggle with my appearance and this girl got in touch as she’s struggling with her own and wanted to delve deeper into how I built my self esteem and why these...

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October 8, 2012 | life, relationships

Building Self Confidence

Our internal dialogue is a funny ol’ thing. It takes us on a journey each and every day – bigging us up during our triumphs, sending us into wallowing states of despair at other times, that pesky little voice dictates how we feel about ourselves for better or worse. Many let the words of others...

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December 13, 2011 | life

Body Love

A couple of weeks ago, I saw an article in The Evening Standard that had three female athletes done up to the nines (the go to fashion shoot for female sportswomen – ‘let’s make them ‘girly’ and ‘pretty’!). All three of them are 2012 hopefuls, at the top of their game. I look up to...

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