• How did I know I had low self-esteem? And how did I change that?

    Low self-esteem manifests itself in a variety of ways, and I should know I have been there.

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  • Rebuilding Self-esteem

    When your self-esteem isn’t it tact, it has been diminished by constant reminders that you are worthless, useless and nobody wants you, you feel frightened and vulnerable. You are open to the challenges life brings but, as they breeze in, they knock you over and you feel incapable.

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  • What I have learned from business coaches

    Over the past past four years or so I have worked with several business coaches. Each one is extremely successful in their field and each one has taught me something. Interestingly, what I have learned from them is exactly the same.

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  • Writing a book

    I have been amazed by the ‘success’ of some authors who have become number one best selling authors with each book they have written.

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  • How do I know I have low self-esteem?

    Low self-esteem manifests itself in a variety of ways, and I should know I have been there.

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  • My self awareness

    When I was in my teens, and even up to my early 40s, I had very little self awareness. I plodded along doing what I was told to do, manipulated by so many people. I was so totally not self aware I didn’t even notice that I was living my life on other people’s terms.

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  • Desire

    What do you desire in your life? Do you get a sense that something is missing?

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  • You are great!

    One of the most well known confidence building exercises is to list your own strengths and natural abilities. By looking at the list you will be able to say “Wow, I really am good!” It is a true reflection of your abilities.

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  • Energy sapping people

    The people with whom you have the most contact and hang around will have either a positive or negative effect on your levels of energy, which can also affect your levels of self-esteem and confidence.

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  • Confidence Secret Agent 008!

    Are you ready to have some fun? Are you ready to go beyond enemy lines in the line of duty for queen and country? Ok, ok I know I’m getting carried away – how about completing another confidence building exercise instead?!

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  • Are you holding on to things you ‘should’ do?

    Are you carrying around with you a lot of emotional baggage that you could be doing without? If you were to lose that emotional weight you could be focusing on something more productive instead.

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  • Improve your body language, improve your confidence!

    The way that you move your body, and how you walk has an enormous effect on the way that you feel and affects your confidence levels.

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  • Your assertive rights

    In your continuing journey of rebuilding your confidence as the real you, it is essential that you implement your assertive rights so that your life is as happy as it can be.

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  • Sometimes I have feelings of inadequacy

    Sometimes I have feelings of inadequacy and of not being good enough. I am not sure where they come from but I sometimes wake up feeling that way. I remember one such occasion, I went to a breakfast business networking meeting, one I went to every Thursday morning at 7am, which meant getting up at 5am to be showered and dressed ready for business by 6.15am at the latest. Then a 10 mile drive.

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  • Looking after YOU first

    How do you respond when someone makes a request of you and it really is not something you want to do? I suspect you try and search for an excuse, such as I am busy that day, I have to wash my hair…..and all these excuses seem very lame to you. And so you say yes, against your better judgement.

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  • Why do people stay in abusive relationships?

    There are many, many reasons why women and men don’t leave an abusive relationship. Often it is because they don’t realise that they are being abused. They think it is normal. I know from experience that I believed the emotional, psychological and financial abuse I suffered was normal.

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  • Do you look good on the outside, but inside you are crumbling?

    Wouldn’t it feel wonderful to get beyond these feelings to a calmer and more positive place.

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  • Set goals that stretch you, but that you can achieve

    With the year a quarter of the way through already and the distant memory of those abandoned New Year resolutions, you may well be demoralised into thinking that goals cannot be achieved easily.

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  • Maggie Currie in the hot seat

    In this latest blog post, Maggie speaks to writer and presenter Clancy Walker. They chat about life, loves and many challenges along the way…

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  • The SELF Retreat

    Get to know your REAL self. Focus on you for 3 days. Rediscover what you really love to do. Enjoy working through the challenges you face in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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  • Are you really conscious of your thoughts?

    You are constantly barraged, from the minute you open your eyes and ears in the morning until the minute you close your eyes and ears at night, with information – facts and figures, fiction, half-truths, music, news, stories, half-heard conversations, pictures and images.

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