Are you worried about what others think of you?

by Robin Owen Relationships, Self Improvement
Are you worried about what others think of you? If you are, you're not alone. We are, after all, social creatures and with or without realising it, we genuinely seek the approval of others. Whether it's family, friends, colleagues or even people we don't know we are always trying to portray ourselves in a certain way to the world. So what happens when we decide we want to change something about ourselves? Whether it be an internal or external part of who ...
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Creating an online business starts with knowing yourself

by Robin Owen Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Who are you? We all like to think we know who we are. However once you start with a new venture such as creating an online business you really start to look long and hard at who you are, your beliefs, your skills, your abililities ... and sometimes your beliefs about yourself really get questioned. There have been times throughout my journey of creating an online business when I have spent time questioning my abilities and sometimes when we are faced with a ...
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5 Tips to help you cope with being made redundant

by Robin Owen Business, Self Improvement
Redundancy and how to cope.   Not so long ago I found myself out of work after being made redundant. As this had also happened to me a few years before I knew what to expect so managed to stay calm throughout the experience (surprisingly calm in fact which is interesting). My redundancy was part of a corporate restructure so I didn't take it personally! It is easy to go into panic mode when you get made redundant which is only natural, but ...
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What if you're not ready to retire?

by Robin Owen Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
The R Word Maybe you're like me. Maybe you're in your late 50s and you are starting to hear people talking about the R word - that is, how many years they have left before they retire and how they're going to fill in their days when they've finished working.I know everyone is different but if you're like me, you may be thinking that you have no intention of stopping work just because you reach the 'recognised' retirement age.  Thankfully, I have ...
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