What is Trading? Trading & understanding financial markets

What is trading exactly? What is involved with trading? How do I make money trading? These are the most common questions that people ask about what I do. It is easy to get bamboozled by all the information out there about the different financial markets, forex, shares, stock indices, commodities etc. It is easy to tie [...]


Developing persuasion & influencing skills – Secrets revealed

Developing your persuasion & influencing skills. You can probably think of lots of situations in your life when you have tried and failed to persuade someone to do something. What did you do? How did you do it? Why did it fail? I’m assuming that you had good reason to want to persuade them? Not [...]

The psychology behind winning and losing the 2016 Masters

The US Masters golf tournament often produces plenty of excitement in the closing holes. The 2016 Masters was no exception. Danny Willet came from three strokes behind at the beginning of the final round to win by three from Lee Westwood and Jordan Spieth. This was a great story for Danny, who became only the [...]

Performance Coaching|

Girl Guides Introduce New Mental Health Badge

The Girl Guides are launching a new badge to help teenagers understand and talk about mental health problems. The Think Resilient badge will be introduced from April, and was developed with the mental health charity Young Minds. It aims to break down the stigma surrounding mental health issues, and will give young women the chance [...]

Mind Management|

Stress-Related Sick Days For Police ‘On The Rise’

Police forces around the UK might be inspired to offer their officers mindfulness training online in order to combat feelings of stress they may be feeling, given figures revealing that the number of sick days taken because of stress has climbed by 50 per cent in the last five years. A Freedom of Information request [...]