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Vloggers making a difference: Hannah Witton

At The Best You, we recognise those who are using their digital space to educate, empower and do good for others   With weekly videos about sex, relationships, body image, gender and sexuality, Hannah Witton’s work has been recognised by Durex and MTV and in 2013 she was shortlisted for Young Person of the Year […]

How to sell (even if you think you can’t) by Tony Morris

Being able to ‘sell’ is key to business success, but what if you’re not a natural? Sales doctor Tony Morris offers his top tips to close a deal     People often hear the word ‘sell’ and panic and think of all the negative connotations that they don’t wish to be associated with – pushy, […]

Winston Churchill: no impediment to liberty

During the first part of his childhood, Winston Churchill lived in Dublin, Ireland with his mother and father, who themselves were of mixed descent, including American lineage on his mother’s side. His parents were very much an integral part of Irish political society, where his grandfather served as Viceroy. As such, Churchill was always tended […]

Only when I laugh by Sophie Scott

It’s something we all do, it’s contagious and we use it to express ourselves more deeply than we think – Sophie Scott is the neuroscientist helping us to understand the language of laughter   Polite laughter, nervous laughter, knowing laughter, hysterical laughter – without even starting to contemplate the infinite sounds and physical characteristics of laughing, […]

Relationships in business by Steve Bolton

  Steve Bolton, founder of Platinum Property Partners, understands the importance of using good relationships to grow your business. He offers some guidance so you can do the same.  The legendary Jim Rohn concluded that we are likely to become, in terms of wealth, health, and happiness, the average of the five people with whom […]

How to take charge of your Life by Fred Tracy

  One of the main reasons I created this site was to keep myself in check. To have some ideal “me” to constantly aspire to. And it has certainly done that. I’ve noticed a shift in my thinking. It’s like I now have something to aspire to and achieve that wasn’t there before. From that […]

Do people support you by Bernardo Moya

  However tenacious you are, however flexible and focused and the rest of it, there will be times when what makes the difference to achieving what matters is the backing you get from the people in your life.   Your vision is just that – yours. Vision takes passion, and when you are dedicated to […]

We Support OnePlusOne

  OnePlusOne is a leading research charity that has been investigating what makes couple relationships work or fall apart for more than 40 years. Penny Mansfield, director of OnePlusOne, tells us a bit more about the organisation.   Relationships matter and investing in them is investing in families, children and the employees of tomorrow. It’s […]

Fairy tale romance by One Plus One

Move over Cinderella and Prince Charming – Kate and Wills top the polls when it comes to relationships to aspire to. One Plus One, a UK charity that aims to strengthen relationships, conducted the survey that found that royal love is the best love.   Prince William and Kate Middleton have come out on top […]

WARNING: If You Say This You’re Lying to Yourself by Britt Reints

  The words that come out of your mouth are a good indication of what’s going on in your head. Some words are signals that you’re hiding – behind fears, behind stories you tell yourself, behind old habits. It’s not because you’re bad. It’s because that’s what we do. We lie to ourselves to protect […]

I Can Mend Your Broken Heart by Paul McKenna

  Paul McKenna and Hugh Willbourn on the skill of Moving On.   Moving On   For most of us, it still feels hard to let go of a secret desire that somehow a miracle will make everything all right again. So, it’s time to take the first steps towards your new future. The steps […]

How to get over a breakup in 30 days! An interview with Sophie Keller

  If you’ve gone through at least one awful breakup in your life, as most of us have, then help is at hand. The Best You chats to Sophie Keller about her new project: How to Get Over a Breakup in 30 Days.   Breaking up with your partner can be extremely hard, whether you […]

Modern Family by The Best You

  Perceptions of the family unit have changed a lot since the nuclear family heyday of the 1950s, and the transition is giving us something far more interesting. The Best You investigates some of the modern family archetypes.     “When I was younger, like most kids from interracial and / or gay adoptions, I […]

Love is great, Love is Kind, Love is All by Sophie Keller

  Each February comes Valentines Day. Best-selling Happiness author Sophie Keller says the day is time for both singles and couples to think about what love means to them …  If you’re single and looking for love, remember, there are 7 billion people on the planet and that means there’s someone out there for you. […]