Writing a book – the four lessons I learned

Writing a book – the four lessons I learned

Victoria Lambert and Jennie Miller wrote their first book Boundaries – How to draw the line in head, heart and home together in a successful collaboration which surprised and delighted them both. Here Victoria, CEO of Miss Dashwood’s Register, explains the...
A love of learning , healing and going barefoot

A love of learning , healing and going barefoot

Amanda Weller – holistic therapist, wife, mum – lives in the Surrey countryside with “chickens in the garden and a couple of rescue cats”.  An advocate for natural living, Amanda believes in going barefoot at home as much as possible. Here she...
How Jo turns chaos into contentment

How Jo turns chaos into contentment

After travelling and then working in management positions within the Leisure and IT industries, Hampshire mother-of-two Jo Jacob set up Benella to make the most of her organisation skills and her passion for being a “right hand (Wo)man”. Here, Jo reveals her best...
A word of advice

A word of advice

A few years ago, too many to mention, I decided to leave my job and go round the world. I was 30, I had no children, a boyfriend and a great job. The advice came forward in its droves. “It’s careeer suicide. Future employers will question your commitment....
‘Think big! And keep learning every day’

‘Think big! And keep learning every day’

Louise Lederman came up with the idea for a children’s book series Jungle Jam with her husband Noam nearly seven years ago when their first child Rafa was born. Since then, the couple who are based in Edgware in North London have worked on Jungle Jam, taking...
Do you wear gorgeous jewellery to the supermarket?

Do you wear gorgeous jewellery to the supermarket?

Vannessa Vinos has set up her own jewellery business to give women all over the world the chance to be “Riviera-chic” all year round. Here she explains why she left the world of criminal psychology to set up www.luxuria-jewellery.com and how it has...
“Don’t be afraid to try new ideas”

“Don’t be afraid to try new ideas”

Dominic McCanny is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Psychometric Testing Expert at Testing Talent in Belfast. Here, he reveals his journey from the insurance industry to occupational psychology, and reveals his greatest challenges as well as his enthusiasm...
Fuelled by coffee, revived by the sun

Fuelled by coffee, revived by the sun

Gina Clarke is a fan of diversifying – she’s a journalist, content writer, and PR, plus she’s developing training programmes for online and social media use. But there’s always time for a box set binge and another cup of coffee, she says…...