You’re doing great, sweetie – Don’t be in a rush, hun x

  I've always been too fast and too smart for my own good. That kid that wants to get involved in everything. And now I am at the age where that translates into being the woman with all of the ideas and the mentality that she can do them all. Superwoman, basically. At the beginning…

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Motivating While Unmotivated – Guest Blogger: Leonie Mills

If you have ever been in this position, you'll know how hard it is. Being in a position of leadership or being responsible for other people is never easy. But what happens when the success or failure of something rests and you and your vim is in the minus region. When procrastination affects other people…

HOW TO: CREATE AND SUSTAIN YOUR OWN SOCIAL MEDIA BRAND

Two of my friends asked me for some advice about starting online projects. It made me realise that over the years I have gathered some tips and tricks and I am the type of person to share my knowledge, no matter how limited. Firstly, I'm going to blow my trumpet a little and tell you…

Jehovah Jireh, My Provider

Guys, this is a really real, really raw post, because right now, in this very moment, I am feeling some really real, really raw feelings. It is days like this, moments like these that I begin to understand why they call God Jehovah Jireh! He is a provider. When you need something, He will supply…

WHO IS YOUR SHARPENER?

"Iron sharpens iron; so a friend sharpens a friend." (Prov. 27:17, NLT) The people you keep around you will determine how effective you would become in life. You would either move faster or slowly due to their push or pull. You can never be drastically different from your friends. You are just like them, in…

Motivation for high school, sixth form and college – VIDEO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWsd2IGfn5Y   I feel like we all get to that stage in the education system when we're like, "I'm so done!" so this video is to motivate you all to continue on!   Peace&Love. Paula ox'

40 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME

I did this a year ago and now I’m doing 40 facts to add to it. I hope you find this at least mildly entertaining. I am the eldest of four children; I have two younger sisters and one younger brother. I have a pet dog called Rolfie. He is 9 months old and we’ve had…

How to make an impact – 4 simple steps

Have you ever asked yourself, 'how do I make an impact?' In this kind of world, it gets harder to truly be the person God made you and wants you to be. 1) Make an impact through the type of lifestyle you live People are watching you... Us. Everyone is looking for that guidance, that…

Another one on stress and worry

Stress is one thing that I have learnt never really and truly goes away, unless you do something about it. I like to talk about stress because I pretty much battle it everyday. There have been blogs on the topic, videos on the topic (click here), talks about the topic; I've done everything. And yet,…

‘Use your talents’ monologue

I wrote this monologue as part of a production at my church.     Talents. Gifts. Smarts. Forte. They all mean the excellence. The brilliance. The intelligence. Ingenuity. Of God. Placed and positioned carefully and precisely in your life. For a reason. God is not random. God is not man to be random; without reason.…

Book review – Leona Lewis’ ‘Dreams’

  I’m not usually a fan of autobiographies or biographies, but Leona Lewis has single-handedly changed that idea with this one book – ‘Dreams’. Unlike, other celebs, Leona didn’t fill the book with a million-and-one facts about herself and her life, she briefly outlined her story of how she began to live her dreams, hence…

I met young MP Chuka Umunna and I was inspired

So, when it comes to politics, I usually have no view. I don't really know a lot about it, although I am starting to learn. My mum is a committed member of the Labour Party. Now when I say committed, I mean committed. Like, she goes campaigning with her ‘crew’ on frosty Saturday mornings –…