High Notes

separator
Breath

Tactical Breathing for Stress Reduction

separator

Do you Find Speaking in Public Stressful? Do you need to step up and speak in front of audiences to promote your business and showcase your expertise?  Or perhaps you are seeking promotion of have been recently promoted and now need to talk confidently in front of an audience.  Do you feel confident or do […]

Read More
Kori 1

The Benefits of Volunteering

separator

Helps Build Emotional Wellbeing Did you know that volunteering has considerable benefits for helping manage you emotional wellbeing and good mental health.  It can also help give direction and meaning when perhaps it might be lacking.  You can utilise skills you have already to help others learn, develop and grow.  For example our Soroptimist Club […]

Read More
May Mental Health

Why Are Our Youngsters Suffering with Mental Health Issues?

separator

In the UK we have a whole month focussed on Mental Health. There have been a multitude of programmes, articles and blogs. One thing that has really shocked me this month were the articles about how much youngsters are suffering with mental health issues, even really young children as young as 5. According to research […]

Read More
May Mental Health

Can Physical Exercise Support Good Mental Health?

separator

In the UK we have a whole month focussed on Mental Health, but last week was specifically in the focus of Mental Health Awareness week. There have been a multitude of programmes, articles and blogs. Why do we focus on Mental Health? Well that is because, like physical health, we can have good health or […]

Read More
May Mental Health

Mental Health in Focus

separator

In the UK we have a whole month focussed on Mental Health, but last week was specifically in the focus of Mental Health Awareness week.  There have been a multitude of programmes, articles and blogs. Theresa May also announced her ‘sweeping´ reforms to mental health policy.This is definitely needed as a lot has changed since the […]

Read More
a month of juice

A Month on Juice: 28 Days Later

separator

A key component of mental wellbeing is physical wellbeing and nutrition plays a key role.  Keeping yourself and your staff healthy is a vital element of a healthy and productive business.  Just how much of a part does nutrition play though? What I noticed in my own body is that nutrition and exercise have a […]

Read More
Detox

A Month on Juice: Week 4 – Juiced

separator

A key component of mental wellbeing is physical wellbeing and nutrition plays a key role.  Keeping yourself and your staff healthy is a vital element of a healthy and productive business.  Just how much of a part does nutrition play though? What I noticed in my own body is that nutrition and exercise have a […]

Read More
juicing

A Month on Juice: Week 3 – Energy Buzz

separator

A key component of mental wellbeing is physical wellbeing and nutrition plays a key role.  Keeping yourself and your staff healthy is a vital element of a healthy and productive business.  Just how much of a part does nutrition play though? What I noticed in my own body is that nutrition and exercise have a […]

Read More
fruit and veg for juicing

A Month on Juice: Week 2 – Flying High

separator

A key component of mental wellbeing is physical wellbeing and nutrition plays a key role.  Keeping yourself and your staff healthy is a vital element of a healthy and productive business.  Just how much of a part does nutrition play though? What I noticed in my own body is that nutrition and exercise have a […]

Read More
28 Days

A Month on Juice: Week 1 – Healthy choices

separator

A key component of mental wellbeing is physical wellbeing and nutrition plays a key role.  Keeping yourself and your staff healthy is a vital element of a healthy and productive business.  Just how much of a part does nutrition play though? What I noticed in my own body is that nutrition and exercise have a […]

Read More
Alison Charles - Diva on a Harley

New Beginnings – Diva on a Harley Roars into Town

separator

I felt really strange the point at which big ben struck midnight and the fireworks started.  Especially poignant as they were in front of the office that has been such a huge part of my career for the last 16 years.  It was at that precise moment I embarked on a new direction.  I want […]

Read More

Building Greater Resilience

separator

Last time I talked about resilience in the moment and how to calm down.  This time I want to cover more on building resilience for the longer term. If there is one thing that I could honestly say has made a major difference in my life, more than anything else, when it comes to managing […]

Read More
Alison Charles Diva on a Harley

Resilience is key

separator

Let me shine a light on resilience.  What is resilience exactly and why is it important? It is defined in the dictionary as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties“. This makes sense to me.  Being resilient won’t stop the changes in life, the stressful times or the sad ones, but it will help you […]

Read More
Alison Charles Diva on a Harley

The Success Mindset

separator

I ran a workshop for Shell last week called Personal Development in a Changing World and I felt inspired to write about the three main themes that seem to me to be very relevant to anyone in business, large or small, at the moment. The world around us is constantly changing.  In business, the demands […]

Read More

Should a woman be more like a man?

separator

For those of you working in areas that are still very male dominated, engineering, science and Information Technology for example to name just a few areas, is this ever a question you ever ask yourself? I recently attended a workshop run by “Women in Technology” and listened to a diverse group of women, both in […]

Read More

Goal Setting

separator

New Year Resolutions, How to Attract Success How many of us, at this time of year, are focusing on setting goals?  Of course at this time of year we call them New Year Resolutions.  Here are some ideas about how to set goals in a way that will make them tangible and achievable. Firstly lets […]

Read More

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close