Christmas Sales – Beware the Bargain!

I LOVE A BARGAIN! The Christmas Sales are upon us already! I used to love the sales and couldn’t wait to grab a bargain!  Ask anyone that knows me and they know that Boxing Day started very early in the queues at Next where I would spend a lot of money on a lot of clothes!  And that was just the beginning.  I would spend the week between Christmas and New Year hunting down bargains and of course justifying it by saying I was saving money.  Ring any bells?  Well not anymore and I’m about to explain why. BREATHE...

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How to make a great first impression

Are you applying for a job? Would you like a pay rise? Do you own your own business? Are you looking for love? Do you have a class reunion to attend? Do you have an important presentation coming up? The above questions may all seem a bit disconnected but they all have one thing in common.  Making a great first impression could help you secure that job, win more work, find love and knock them all for six at your class reunion. But how can you make a great first impression that lasts for the right reasons?  Well, I...

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Style at any Age

Style is not age related.  Style is timeless.  You can never be too old to be stylish.  You just need to look at Helen Mirren, Dame Judy Dench, Julie Walters and Goldie Hawn to name but a few.  Each of them has their own particular sense of style but there’s no denying they have it.  Style is about personality and authenticity rather than age.   SHOPPING TIPS I thought I would share my experience of a recent shopping trip with my 76 year old mother.  She wanted some new tops and in particular jumpers.  We decided Cribbs Causeway at...

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Why we all wear uniforms and the psychology of colour

  How many of you have to wear a uniform? So many jobs require us to wear specific clothing that tells the world what we do and how to react to us.  What many of us do not realise is that what we wear everyday, whatever we are doing is our “uniform”.  Even if it’s not official.  What do you think about that?  Sounds a bit odd? Let me explain why this is true and how we can use this to our advantage to become more confident, raise our self esteem and be our authentic selves.  When we get...

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