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What It’s Like to Be a Published Author – Q&A

Hear from two of our in-house writers about what it's like to become a published author, and the life lessons they picked up on the way...

How to Turn Negative Thoughts Into Positive Actions

What can we learn from the recently deceased "Father of CBT" Dr Aaron Beck? Identifying 10 types of distorted thinking....

You’re Never Too Old: My Midlife Career Change

Until only recently, I believed that once you reach your 50s, you become almost unemployable. No one wants to invest in someone with such li...

How to Build Mental Muscle – #MTtalk Roundup

"I see ‘mental muscle’ as a bridge over the troubled waters of the mind to connect subconscious to the superconscious"...

The Catalyst Effect: Lighting a Spark of Self-Belief

At 45, I decided to give up my teaching job and enroll in a journalism course. My first pitch landed me a short documentary for national rad...

Giving Feedback to Managers – Your Top Tips

We all know the value of feedback in the workplace. It can help you to improve your performance, to reassure you that you are on the right t...

Self-Improvement in 106,078 Steps – Hard-Won Lessons From My 100K Race

I'd set myself the daunting self-improvement challenge of running 100 km in a day. Here are the lessons-for-life I learned – the hard wa...

Turning Fear Into Fuel: Countdown to a Challenge

I’m full of fear, and I only have myself to blame. Six months ago, I signed a form to say that I would run 100 km in a day. There̵...