How To Obtain Constructive Feedback Using Three Powerful Questions

Personal development requires honest critical feedback and the willingness to listen with an open mind. Then the courage to decide how best to act upon it. Unfortunately, it can be daunting to seek out constructive criticism. Fearing an adverse reaction, you can get locked into a loop of imagining the worst-case scenario. Often this is the reason why you might shy away from asking for feedback - especially if your prior experience has not been good.  

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The many benefits of learning French

Follow the story of Hugo, a 25 years old very English sounding and looking young man -apart from a brand new and distinctive French béret he had elegantly placed on his head- he was so enthused by his newly rediscovered French side (50%) that he wanted to wear it for all to see. 

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LifestyleHope Marshall
Finding Your True Purpose

Finding your true purpose means finding something that really fascinates, intrigues, excites and fulfills you. Or blows your hair back, as an old, dear and very eccentric friend used to say. It’s most likely a job or career, but it could equally be a hobby or volunteer work, or travel or learning something new; in a nutshell it gives your life meaning, drive, and overall va-va-voom.

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What Do You Want In Your Career?

Many people do not know where to start when deciding on a career or making a career change. Choosing is a very difficult decision to make when you are young and can be even more difficult when you are older and may be forced into choosing a second career. So where should you start?

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Mama Meet Ups TW

A new club for parents in Tunbridge Wells. Local mum Frankie has started a wonderful community for parents to feel less isolated in their parenting journey. We caught up with her to find out more about the meet ups

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ParentingHope Marshall
Do Trends Matter? We Don't Think So & Here’s why

It’s really hard not to be sucked in isn’t it? We see all these wonderful new things being released every day, week, month and advice about what we should be buying. There’s a pressure to update because there’s a new thing, new colours to follow, new shapes to fall in love with, new, new, new, new.. 

Here’s some advice to keep your head above water. Trends don’t matter. They may influence us but shouldn't define our decisions. 

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How To Be Happy, Hint: It Takes Practice

There’s an incredible amount of cultural emphasis placed on being happy right now. It seems to be the new normal, as if it’s a fundamental right, to be pursued at the expense of all else. But the drive to be happy, and the expectation that being happy all the time is a normal achievable thing, can create a huge amount of pressure and highlight an unsatisfying contrast between the lives we have and the lives we think we would like to have.

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