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Life lessons from a dysfunctional family (PLUS what others think of you and how to banish anxiety from your life)

When my mother fell gravely ill recently, I was confronted by who my family really are. While gut-wrenchingly disappointed by the recent lack of familial support, I learned a most important life lesson. The chasm between who you who think … Continue reading

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Failure? Fear not!

Fear of failure can be crippling. Paralysed┬áby an inability to embrace the benefit of an experience for its own sake; we do nothing rather than risk┬áthe embarrassment and humiliation of failure. But failure is only a step along the way … Continue reading

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