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Read why Jacqui Sutton is our September Woman of the Month winner for May 2019…
Discover how Sue’s birthday present for a friend turned into a career making contemporary handmade quality jewellery designs
Discover Chapter 3: a not for profit social enterprise geared towards supporting September people into self-employment.
Hear from two women who have had to face difficult personal situations yet both managed to start their own businesses and inspire others in the process
Watch a vlog put together in an easy to understand way, by the remarkable Jane Binnion and take a fresh approach to your own vision board.
Belinda’s story raises more than just the issue of women in their 40s and 50s finding work.
Autumn leaves? What will you do today? What do you WANT to do today? What I learnt at 33/48…
Ever thought of escaping from a job that is tying you down to working for yourself and enjoying the flexibility? Julie’s experience may just be the inspiration you need
The only thing that is stopping you is your mindset. You’re not ready for the knackers yard yet…
Do you feel like you’ve been pigeonholed by fashion designers as one of the polyester brigade? Sidelined to a corner of fashion marked ‘elasticated waists this way’? You’re not alone.
So, yes, life is very full, very busy. And yet, despite all of this, life can be lonely. Read Angela’s story about life beyond paid work and employment
In around 2008, my children had grown up and the grandchildren weren’t all my responsibility. And then something unexpected happened…
Why networking (and meeting other people) is proving to be a useful practice
Dare you go to an event on your own? Moving forward with 3 things I have learned… which will see me right
The whole ‘style’ thing can be pretty hit and miss with me, but for some crazy reason I offered myself as a style makeover challenge
Are you lost in the daily distractions and temptations which detract you from sitting down for an hour with someone who can help you start to put the pieces together?
Why a film company contacted me to see if I would feature as one of the 12 dullest men in Great Britain. You can imagine my brain began to wonder, am I really dull?
There is something rising within women now. It’s a spirit within that says I matter, I am important, I have a voice. Helen Butler explains all
It was quite an unwelcome surprise that by the ripe age of 51, I don’t have everything figured out. Here’s why
Choosing a foundation can feel like a daunting task as there are so many types and brands in the market place. Read Mary Rose Selman’s top tips
Life is what you decide to make of it. Keep searching Valerie it will come to you. Valerie asks us to be mindful of the older people around us
If only everyone viewed the world as Alex does. No barriers, he had not judged me as I had judged him. To see the person, the ability and not the disability.
Mentoring people is like Snakes & Ladders, it’s easy to forget that we have to sometimes throw a six to land on the square that will take us up a ladder.
“If I could take anything from knowing you both it would be that life is there to be enjoyed, as you never know when the ride will be over”. Read Elliot’s letter to his Nan
Want to know how I would sum up my experience of ‘Chasing the Dream’ and how the chase ended?
This month Mary Rose Selman, Independent Beauty Consultant, advises us on an age old problem – looking after our eyes!
With the help of Google Translate, we manage to order them and book delivery while we are over on our next trip. Having a cooker will be great!
So finally we were packing for a French trip – but it felt strange to think we would be actually staying in the house at long last.
Not for the first time in France we wake up aching and stiff all over…
There is a saying “change your attitude and you can change your life”. Read Archie Workman’s key to confidence