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Coping With Redundancy

October 16, 2019
The recent collapse of the world’s oldest travel operator has left over 9,000 staff in the UK out of work. This has been one of the main news pieces in Britain over the past couple of weeks and it has made me think about the impact of redundancy on so many individuals and their families. Whilst redundancy can be a difficult and daunting time, it is also a chance to set your sights on new opportunities. Read on to see how you can take stock of your career so far and consider what direction you want to go in next.
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How to switch off from stress

October 10, 2019
How many times a week do you feel stressed? How many times a day? For many of us, stress is part of our daily lives, both at work and at home. For Mental Health Awareness Week, I have looked into how you can try to switch off from the stress and find moments of calm in your daily life. Read on to see how you can find those five minutes in the day to switch off and improve your mental wellbeing.
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Is happiness the key to resilience or is it the other way around??

September 25, 2019
In an ideal world our children would never have to deal with bullying, feelings of isolation, parental issues, poverty, terrorism or crime. Wanting to safe guard our children from all of this is a natural instinct. The question is, even if we could protect our children from all these things, would it truly benefit them in the long-term?
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Celebrating 10 Years for Alice Jones Coaching!

September 23, 2019
This year I am celebrating 10 years of helping my clients to recognise their strengths and achieve their goals and I can scarcely believe it has been a whole decade since I established Alice Jones Coaching, time really does fly when you’re having fun! When I first set up on my own all those years ago, my aim was to provide tailored coaching to anyone who needs help and guidance, no matter where they are in their life or career journey. Read on to find out how I could help you...
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Smash the Glass Ceiling On Your Own Terms

September 23, 2019
When I first began my business as a mother of young children, I focussed on coaching other mothers returning to work. I designed a range of methods to help them regain confidence and give them the courage to re-enter the workplace with conviction. Despite my expansion into other areas of coaching, this is still an integral part of my business and something that on a personal level, I feel very strongly about. Find out more...
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Are You Considering A Career Change?

September 23, 2019
Whether you’re considering a career change, you’re at a career crossroads or you’re experiencing a career crisis, I can help you to achieve your ideal outcome. I work with individuals at every stage of their career journey. With reactive and practical coaching, we can work together to make the experience as stress free as possible. Are you ready to get started?
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Stressed About School?

September 23, 2019
Exam time is always a stressful period - for students, parents, and teachers. If you or your child are taking exams this year, you are probably feeling a little bit overwhelmed at this point. The first thing to note is that these feelings are completely normal. However, exam time does not have to be a negative experience. Find out why...
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Congratulations on graduating! Now, what’s next?

September 23, 2019
Whether you’ve already graduated or you have the date set in your diary, you are probably asking yourself what’s next? The question can seem daunting after the set path of school to college or sixth form to university. Now the world is your oyster and you can do anything you want. How are you going to achieve your aims? Find out...
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A Level Results: Anxiety vs Opportunity

September 23, 2019
The big day is fast approaching. With just a day to go before the release of A level exam results and GCSE's soon to follow, you may be starting to feel a little bit nervous. My best advice is that whatever mixture of emotions you are feeling, do not allow yourself to panic, that goes for students and parents! Exam results, if they are not what you were hoping for, will not define you, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to explore regardless of what your results sheet says. Read on...
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A Guide To University Planning and Success For Students

September 23, 2019
Getting a place at a university you really want is a momentous moment and cause for celebration. You are now on your way to the next stage of your life and the next few weeks until you go will whizz by! Take some time to plan your next steps to ensure you hit the ground running in September with my guide to success...
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Could your child graduate without a penny of debt?

September 23, 2019
Going to university is a really exciting time for your child, but with the ever growing expense, it can be a daunting thought as a parent. Here are some top tips to help your child graduate without university debt...
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It is GCSE results day! Help your your child to see the positives, whatever their results are

September 23, 2019
I always help my young clients to look at failure as a positive. It offers an opportunity to take a step back and re-evaluate the path we are on and the events that have led to the failure, in order to learn from it and move on with a positive outlook and a desire to succeed. 
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A Level Results

September 4, 2018
Good luck to everyone waiting for A-Level results on Thursday.
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