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We Support Diabetes UK

  Diabetes UK is there to make life better for people with diabetes or at high risk of developing the condition.   Diabetes UK provides information and support to help people manage their diabetes. They are one of the largest funders of diabetes research in the UK and also work alongside the NHS to ensure […]

Rocky Road to Success – Richard Branson – Charm and Big Vision

  Sir Richard Branson was never a great student. Suffering from dyslexia and hence a poor student at Stowe School, he was later to fi nd that the ability to connect with people would stand him in good stead. Branson left school at 16 and started a student magazine, The Student, which he ran from […]

The Rocky Road to Success – Determination – Johnnie Peacock

  When five-year-old Jonnie Peacock had to have his lower leg amputated after contracting meningococcal septicaemia, you’d think that he might have been allowed a few moments of feeling sorry for himself. But that was just not Jonnie Peacock’s style, and by the age of 6 he was running around on an artificial leg, and […]

The Rocky Road to Success – Aung San Suu Kyi, Strength and Belief

  Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has faced decades of humiliation and a long imprisonment. Her campaign of non-violent resistance to one of the world’s most brutal dictatorships has inspired people worldwide. Her courage has come from her belief that no junta is stronger than a people’s desire for freedom. Aung San Suu […]

The Rocky Road to Success – Neil Armstrong, Grit and Courage

For the first man to set foot on the moon, the appeal of flying was something that came to him soon after he was born in 1930. His father took him to the Cleveland Air Races as a 2-year-old and his fi rst fl ight came at the age of 6, when his father took […]

The Ten Second Philosopher

  Derek Mills made a massive change in his life after a chance encounter, when someone asked him an apparently throw-away question. That exchange led him to completely reappraise his life, and begin to understand exactly how to bring the things he wanted to it. The Best You uncovers his story. For Derek Mills, it […]

The three values that drive my success by Jo Haigh

  With 20 years’ experience of negotiating the sale of businesses (at last count 327 businesses sold), and four bestselling books under her belt there’s no denying Jo Haigh is a successful businesswoman. Jo describes the three main values that inform everything she does. I’ve worked with many successful people, and one of the things […]

Why You Should Do Yoga, Now! by The Best You

  Yoga is a classic exercise regime that many people say has transformed their lives and their wellbeing. So what does yoga do for you, and what’s the evidence? The Best You explores. Useful books: Meditation for Dummies The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga Yoga – the history The term “yoga” fi rst appears in […]

Stay Youthful with Nicky Hambleton-Jones

  Your skin begins to show the first signs of ageing at around 25 years old. This is when your natural collagen levels begin to deplete. You may not even notice any damage until you are well into your 30s. So it is very important to protect your skin as early as possible. Never leave […]

Secrets of Success DVDs, with Dr Richard Bandler – Review

  For years psychologists and motivators have striven to work out what makes the people who are great at what they do stand out from those around them. In the DVD set Secrets of Success, Dr Richard Bandler, co-creator of Neuro-Linguistic Programming seeks to answer that question by taking four people who have really excelled […]

More Than Just Sex by Ali Campbell – Review

  This is a book for men about relationships. It’s not about being a pick-up artist and it’s not about having all the right lines to make women fall into bed with you. What it’s about is building honest, real relationships with women, and it gives a whole host of tips and advice on how […]

Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

  Napoleon Hill is one of those classic writers whose influence stretches a long way from the work he did in the 1930s. Think and Grow Rich is Hill’s analysis of what the most successful people in the world do to ensure they really succeed in life. Looking at the ways the successful maintain a […]

The One Thing Women Really Want In A Man by Ali Campbell

  If you, like me, have always found dating to be a bit of a mine field, always wondered what ‘she’ sees in ‘him’ and where you’re going wrong then what I learned while researching MORE than just SEX will be as much of a revelation to you as it was to me.   Turns […]

8 Top Tips For You And Your Teens

  Kate Benson has years of coaching, mentoring and being a mother and grandmother. Her courses on parenting and teaching give her the opportunity to really address the fundamentals of the parent-child relationship. In Part One of her article on getting the best out of your family, she gives 8 immediately useful tips – 4 […]

She Found Happiness And Can Show You How Too by The Best You

  The author of the “How Happy Is…” series, Sophie Keller, talks to the Best You about life, happiness and getting over the things that get you down. With a unique format, each How Happy is… title begins with a probing, but fun quiz that gets to the heart of the matter in determining just […]

Success… Or Your Money Back by Matt Wingett

  Shed Simove’s new book “Success… Or Your Money Back” is a unique accumulation of observations on creativity, the nature of success and just getting out there and doing it for yourself. The Best You decided to find out what’s important to Shed, and the thinking that shaped his latest book. With a background in […]

The Secrets Of Ronaldo’s Success by Dr Stephen Simpson

  In the first of a series of articles looking at the secrets of the world’s top sportsmen and women, leading mind coach Dr Stephen Simpson looks at the skills of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and asks what makes Ronaldo Kick?   Cristiano Ronaldo, one of Real Madrid’s star players, holds numerous records and has won […]

The Spirit of Enterprise by Anne Jirsch

  Coach and mentor Anne Jirsch has noticed a change in her business clients. Over the last ten years they’ve become increasingly spiritual. But, she asks, is this necessarily a good thing? I’ve worked in the spiritual field for over 35 years, and seen an increasing number of business people coming for a consultation. I […]

What does the future hold in store for Russell Grant?

  I didn’t start as an astrologer,” says Russell Grant with a smile. “I actually started in show business.” Growing up in the village of Harefi eld in Middlesex, Grant was surrounded by theatrical types – his mother worked for Pinewood Studios, his father was a set designer on blockbusters like Cleopatra. No surprise that […]

I wouldn’t say I am lucky… Interview with Johnson Beharry, VC

  It isn’t often you meet a man who has put his life on the line to save others, who has looked death in the face and been wounded so badly that doctors didn’t think he would survive, but that is the story of Johnson Beharry, VC.   Johnson is a quiet, self-contained man who […]

Sarah shines

Sarah Storey is jointly the UK’s most prolific Paralympic medal winner alongside Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and Dave Roberts. Her life has been a story of focus and success, which involved her overcoming bullying and switching from swimming to cycling. Bernardo Moya chats with her and finds out more about Sarah Storey, Paralympian extraordinaire.   Sarah […]