Celebrating Quiet Strength & Embracing Introverted Personalities

Celebrating Quiet Strength & Embracing Introverted Personalities

In a world where the spotlight often shines on extroverted traits, it’s time to acknowledge and celebrate the unique strengths that introverted individuals bring to the table. Quiet strength manifests in various forms, from deep introspection and thoughtful analysis to empathetic listening and creative problem-solving. While extroversion is often equated with confidence and assertiveness, introverts…

What you can learn about success and self-care in the workplace from an introverted business owner
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What you can learn about success and self-care in the workplace from an introverted business owner

When you think of a woman who founded a successful global company, what do you see? Now add presenting at conferences, delivering training workshops and working with high-profile organisations. You probably picture a person full of extroverted confidence, who must never struggle to speak, network, or feel doubtful, don’t you? It’s easy for us to…

3 things you need to focus on so you can feel happy in life
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3 things you need to focus on so you can feel happy in life

Did you know there are three aspects of happiness? In order to feel truly happy, we have to fulfil each of these areas: Pleasure, Engagement and Meaning. Let’s briefly explore why each of these components are important to your happiness; what activities might look like in each area; and the kind of things that could…

What if our imperfections are just gold-filled cracks?
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What if our imperfections are just gold-filled cracks?

I know so many people who have had experience of not feeling good enough and plagued with self-doubt and suffering low self-esteem as a result.  Due to poor manual dexterity due to the Functional Neurological Disorder I suffer from, I thought I would put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) and share my own…

Why I choose to embrace my social anxiety
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Why I choose to embrace my social anxiety

People often have a perception of what anxiety is and how someone who is experiencing social anxiety may present themselves. There is a stigma attached to the word anxiety which suggests it would be obvious if someone was feeling that way; that it would be evident and noticeable. This couldn’t be further from the truth….

Why you shouldn’t strive for perfection
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Why you shouldn’t strive for perfection

There was a time not so long ago when all I wanted to do was change everything about myself. There was no particular reason for this, nothing I could pinpoint or put my finger on anyway. There was just a nagging self doubt that lingered relentlessly. I thought that if I changed the way I looked, changed my…

How Absolute First Aid trained our community in Emergency First Aid… the quiet way

How Absolute First Aid trained our community in Emergency First Aid… the quiet way

Who would have thought first aid training could actually be fun? That’s certainly not how I remember it being. I found it to be a hugely anxious experience when I was in my old job. There was no escaping the centre of attention and I felt like I was under the microscope as I awkwardly…