Posts by Lauren Cissell

There’s More To Google Than Search…

There’s More To Google Than Search… But first, let’s talk Google Search. We’re all familiar with Google the search engine. We use it each and every day to search for news, images, answers to questions, products, videos etc. It humbly started in a Stanford dorm-room in 1995, and soon became a global success. Today, Google is the leading search engine delivering more than 3.5 billion search results a day, with a Net worth of $320 billion. Google has a portfolio of online tools: search, maps, Chrome, translate, images, scholar, email, books, video, earth. So, it’s definitely more than the white
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How To Avoid Wasting Money on Make-up

How To Avoid Wasting Money on Makeup My names Kate and I am a makeup addict. I am addicted to all kinds of makeup. Foundation, mascara, eyeshadow, lipstick. You name it, I’ve brought it!   So, it makes perfect sense that I became a makeup artist & beauty therapist. The obsession started when I was at school. Teenage hormones are to blame, I suffered with terrible skin from an early age, so did everything I could to try and cover it up! To this day, I still suffer with hormonal breakouts, but now I have the knowledge to treat my
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Why Mums Need to be in Family Photos… Even if They Don’t Want To Be!

Family Photography: Why Mums Need to be in Family Photos… Even if They Don’t Want To Be! Through my work photographing families, one theme is largely clear to me… Mums are largely overly critical of the way they look. I have so many Mums get in touch interested in photoshoots that often come with caveats like “of course I need to get a haircut first” or “but only after I lose weight” and so on. And it makes me really sad that we’re so hard on ourselves. Here are my five top reasons why, as Mums, we need to get
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Dealing with Nasty People

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy – Dealing with Nasty People ‘I feel like a hedgehog that has lost its spikes’! said a relieved young university student who had come to me for help with excessive anxiety. The medication she’d been given at university to deal with her anxiety had only made her feel numb. In her words ‘it was like sticking a plaster on a wound that needed stitches’. As a way of filling the gnawing emptiness in her stomach, she’d learned to lash out at family and friends. By the time she reached her early twenties her negative behaviour meant she’d
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The Power of Accountability in Business

The Power of Accountability in Business The power of accountability is especially prevalent in a growing business. Did you ever wonder why after leaving school, children who loved to play musical instruments never play them again? It is the same reason why intentions that we don’t achieve are the ones that were never spoken about. Similar applies to why people hire a personal trainer, go to exercise classes or join a running club. As without bringing your goals out of your head into the real world, sharing them with people and getting some support there is no accountability. What is
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Organise your life in lockdown: My decluttering tips

Organise your life -top decluttering tips As a professional organiser my work is never done! Decluttering is my passion so here I share my top decluttering tips. Living in a decluttered and unorganised environment does cause stress and it can be overwhelming knowing where to start. So hopefully you can follow my simple tips for the main rooms in your home and you can declutter your way to happiness and peace of mind. Get ready for action before you start!  Firstly, before you start decluttering make sure you have supplies ready such as black sacks, boxes or containers, labels and not
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