Tips to manage stress

Stress is part of life and even though we may not be able to eliminate  it all, we can find ways to help us cope and seek help when we find we cannot cope or don’t even know what to do.

Take the time to look at your life and find out who or what situation triggers stress in your life.

Answer this question – What can you do about it? Look at the options you have

If you are not sure what to do about it, is there someone or an organisation who you could talk to about it?

If you can’t do anything about it because it is beyond your control, just breathe, release it and let it go.

Honoured to receive award at National Happiness Awards

I am quite excited and honoured that our Confident Children and Parents Project made it to the finals of the National Happiness Awards

The National Happiness Awards are the UK’s premier happiness and wellbeing event. They recognise the happiness heroes in business, the public sector and schools throughout the UK.  Read more here http://www.laughology.co.uk/happiness-awards/national-happiness-awards-2019

 

Congratulations to our short-listed finalists in the Happiest Team category at this year’s National Happiness Awards! 👏👏

🌟Confident Children and Parents
🌟NEL Healthcare Consulting
🌟CanDoELLA
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Congratulations and best wishes to all our fellow nominees and the team at Laughology who organise this annual event.

Here are some photos of some of our team members having a great time in the midst of amazing people helping to make the world a better place,

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My day out at the #TottenhamExperience in photos

In the 80s and early 90s I used to live in Tottenham and enjoyed going to the matches in White Hart Lane.as a supporter.  As I moved out of the area and started a family I did not have time to go to the matches and mostly watched on TV.  I was very excited when the new stadium was built and it was a dream come true when a friend booked for us to go on the Tottenham Experience Tour

I felt very welcomed as I went through the security – the team where very nice and welcoming. We got to walk around the shop and its was as if I was a child left in a sweet shop to choose whatever I wanted.

The tour started with a short history and promotional clip which I really enjoyed.

One of my favourite moment of the tour was running excitedly from the tunnel

 

I learnt so much about our club and it is definitely a tour I will recommend you to book https://bit.ly/2CBzR4t

 

Some of the highlights in photos- 

 

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How to stop the same bad situation happening in your life #21DayGoalChallenge

The other day, I was thinking about certain things that keep repeating  in my life, and why they kept happening. I researched and  read a few articles about this online, I realised it was really down to what I was saying and my belief

This kept repeating in my life.

I am self employed and one of the problems I have had for years is that I will do work for clients, but when it came to them paying me, I had to keep chasing them and threatening to take legal action.

After reading various articles on the subject – of why the same things keep happening to  you! I discovered that the clients who paid me on time, where the once I was happy to do their work with no problem and I kept saying how good it was to work with them because they always paid me on time.

 

The clients who had a history of paying me late mainly did this because I had no proper payment terms with them, and some I no longer enjoyed the work I was doing and resented the fact they paid me late. I was also having serious financial setbacks which was causing me stress to the point that I was just taking work on just to be able to make ends meet.

 

I had to make some changes as I was getting I very frustrated with the while situation. I started to belief that my clients will pay me on time because they appreciated the great work I was doing for them and where happy with my work. I started to say “ I have good clients who  have the money in their account to pay me well before their due date of payment

 

I also made some practical changes:-

  • I gave notice to the clients who where constantly paying me late.
  • I put in place my payment terms which I sent to every client
  • I made sure every new client paid a deposit
  • I added interest will be charged for late payment of my invoice

 

The key to break the “same problem” cycle is to recognize and acknowledge your mistakes, learn the lesson, and move forward.  Whether you are younger or older, you can always learn something new. Problems are only life’s way of teaching you a lesson.

Check this article -4 Steps To Remove Recurring Problems From Your Life   http://www.finerminds.com/happiness/4-steps-to-remove-recurring-problems-from-your-life/

 

Don’t suffer in silence

How are you feeling today?

Whatever you are going through don’t bottle it all in. It’s ok to talk to the right people who will not judge you and are interested in your wellbeing. Never feel ashamed, embarrassed or guilty if things have got too much. You are not alone. Talk, ask for help, don’t keep quiet.

 

Talk to someone

Sometimes it’s hard to talk to family or friends. You may not want to burden those close to you or you might feel ashamed or find it difficult to ask for help. Talking about how you’re feeling to someone, can help you to put things into perspective and help you to feel more positive about the future. There are many organisations with people who can listen to you in a safe, non judgemental and confidential way.

Wherever you are in the world I hope their are organisations like the samaritans here in the uk who can help. I used them at a time in my life when i felt  depressed and did not want to talk to my family and friends. I found the samaritans very helpful and non judgemental.

Make a difference day!

 

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We all have opportunities every day to change the world. It’s amazing what just a small effort by an individual or group of individuals can do to change the world, or at least their local neighbourhood. Make a difference Day was established to help encourage us to take one day a year to try to make a difference in the world and also to try each day to do the same!

Today I shall be out and about just sharing my smile to as many people as i can!

Read hear https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/make-a-difference-day/

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How to celebrate Smile Power Day #SmilePowerDay

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Smile Power Day

Nobody knows who came up with the idea of dedicating a whole 24 hours to the involuntary contraction of the zygomatic major muscle, but one thing is certain: we’re the only creatures on the planet that can do it. Whether fate smiled upon you or not, you can always find a good reason to smile. So grin from ear to ear, look on the bright side and smile your troubles away, just like the great Dr. Seuss suggested: “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”  (Read more https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/smile-power-day/ )

 

Share a Smile with someone else

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Do the one minute smilence and celebrate Smile Power Day

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Put on your Crown of Smiles and celebrate Smile Power Day

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I created the idea of Crown of Smiles as a way of helping me each day to take time out to chill out and smile! I also wrote the book Crown of Smiles, having recovered from a period of depression, sadness, low esteem and confidence with the help of family and friends and various organsations as a way of me helping others who may ne going through similary expenses.

How to put on your Crown of Smiles

1.   You can either make a crown of smiles, or you could just imagine you have an invisible Crown of Smiles.

2.    As you put on your Crown of Smiles on your head, imagine you have a jar of happy oil which is being poured over your head.

3.   As the oil goes through every part of your body, from the top of your head to the sole of your feet, imagine your body tingling as you experience inner joy which lightens up your face with a beautiful smile.

3.  You can mow  start to move your body doing your happy dance as you say say “WooHoo BoomBoom I feel good”.

Get a copy of my book ” Crown of Smiles

£4.99 paper back + £2.99 postage

£2.50 kindle version

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Crown of Smiles -practical simple ways to regain your smile!

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Genny Jones AKA Confident a former contestant on Britain’s Got Talent and nominee of numerous awards for spreading happiness, has done it again by putting her talents to becoming an Author of her soon to be published self help book “Crown Of Smiles” An empowering guide to embracing personal joy every day.

 

About The Book – Crown of Smiles

“I was inspired to write Crown of Smiles after recovering from a period of depression, low self-esteem, and confidence. I aim to share with you some of the simple, practical ways I’ve tried over the years to help myself have inner peace and a reason to smile each day. I hope this will inspire and motivate you to keep going, irrespective of some of the challenges life can throw at you, and still have a reason to smile each day.”

 

Praise for Crown Of Smiles:

“Here is an accessible, inspirational little book, simply written, clearly from the heart, about the importance of self-belief, hope, and the courage to turn things around. Crown of Smiles reminds us all how, with self belief, from adversity can come creativity, confidence, and clarity. Read it. You won’t be disappointed.” N. Singh, psychologist

You too can put on your Crown of Smiles every day

When you wake up each morning, or when you’re feeling a bit down, I want you to remember to put on your Crown of Smiles; this can be an imaginary crown, or even better still, why not be creative and make your own Crown of Smiles? As you put your crown on your head, imagine you have a jar of happy oil being poured over your head, and as the oil goes through every part of your body, from the top of your head to the soles of your feet, imagine your body coming alive. You start dancing and smiling and end up saying, “Woo Hoo! Boom Boom! I feel good!” You can also do the One Minute Smilence: think happy thoughts whilst smiling for a minute

Crown Of Smiles will soon be available on Amazon, and directly through my website. For more information, please contact genny@confidentqueen.co.uk. cost £4.99 + 2.99 postage

 

About The Author

A single mother of two, Genny Jones uses her life challenges and experiences to make a difference to as many people as she can through helping people to believe in themselves so that they can develop the confidence to achieve and have a reason to smile each day. She runs her part-time business as an accountant; on the other days, she’s a happiness spreader, where she goes round different organisation delivering her unique Gift of Happiness and Confidence sessions as well as being a warm up act at events!

Ms. Jones appeared on “Britain’s Got Talent” in April 2012 and got 3 “yes”es in front of the 3 judges. She even managed to hug and sniff Simon Cowell, one of the judges, on stage. She is also in

 

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Nominations and Recognition for spreading happiness

  1. Barclays Bank Trading Places Award 2009 for using adversity as a stepping stone to start a business.
  2. Listed Independent on Sunday Happy List 2015 of 100 people in the UK who go out of their way to help others to be happier.
  3. Nominated for Pride of Britain ITV Meridian Awards in 2013 for the Happiness Project Kent
  4. Nominated for the LOVE Uk Award 2016 organised by Premier Christian Radio
  5. Nominated for Halifax Giving Extra Award in 2014

 

Ms. Jones released a children’s book in 2015, entitled I Can Blow Up A Balloon, which has been a considerable success.

To pre-order  your book  complete the form below!

Put on your Crown of Smiles (Day 9) Share your smiley face pancakes

 

  • Welcome to the 9th Day of Crown of Smiles – Your smiley cup of smilence moments

I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s blog

Remember that each day you have to get into the habit of:-

  • Putting on your Crown of Smiles
  • Spend 5 minutes for your Smilence Moments each day
  • Put your box of Smilence in a prominent place or take it around you as a way to boost your Smilence level

 

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Shrove Tuesday (known in some countries as Pancake Tuesday) is a day in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes

Today’s Task ( Day 9)  Share your smiley face pancakes with someone!

You can make your own pancakes or buy then, then decorate to make a smiley face and then share some with your friends and families as you enjoy your “smilence” moment eating the pancake.

 

7 Fun facts about pancake day!

  1. The largest pancake ever made measured 15 metres and weighed in at three tonnes – you’ll need a lot of sugar and lemon for that one.
  2.  The most flips anyone has ever done with a pancake is 349 flips in two minutes. That’s ‘flipping’ good!
  3.  Over a lifetime, an average person will eat 7,300 eggs.
  4.  We all have our preferences for pancake toppings but the weirdest pancake toppings have to be sour cream and caviar, ketchup and mustard, peanut butter and ice cream, coco pops and cream, cream cheese and strawberries.
  5.  The Guiness World Record for the most pancakes served in eight hours is 34,818.
  6.  Before baking soda was invented, cooks often used fresh snow as it contained ammonia, which helped the pancakes come out fluffy and soft.
  7.  It is customary in France to touch the handle of the frying pan and make a wish while the pancake is turned, holding a coin in one hand

 

 

 

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Put on your Crown of Smiles (Day 8) Your smiley cup of smilence moments

 

  • Welcome to the 8th Day of Crown of Smiles – Your smiley cup of smilence moments

I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s blog

Remember that each day you have to get into the habit of:-

  • Putting on your Crown of Smiles
  • Spend 5 minutes for your Smilence Moments each day
  • Put your box of Smilence in a prominent place or take it around you as a way to boost your Smilence level

Today’s Task ( Day 8)  Your smiley cup of smilence moments

Two years ago, I started to collect smiley cups which I have at various places in our home/ I also carry a pack of 6 with me each day so that I can give it to people to cheer them up.  The other day I just posted the cup on my friends facebook page and I had a lot of response from her friends who wanted to buy some. So I decided to sell them to help raise funds for my Happiness Project I set up in 2009.

Today’s task – You can either make your own smiley face cup by getting a plain plastic cup and use a  permanent marker pen to draw up a smiley face. You then need to put the cup where you can see it each day. Every day try to write down on a piece of paper things that made you smile or a positives affirmation.  Every now and then take time to read each piece of paper  to lift up your spirits. By the end of the year I am sure your cup will be over filled with lots of moments that made you smile.

If you wish you could also purchase the smiley cups directly from me-

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Crown of Smiles is about helping us to develop  our self belief, and recognising the fact that from adversity can come creativity, confidence and clarity. For this month of February, I hope you can join me as we spend each day doing simple things that will help us have reasons to smile each day. I want you to truly love yourself, accept yourself, and believe that you DESERVE to and can  live the  life of your dreams.

For this month of February, I would like you to take  5 minutes each day to complete the following:- ( You can do this first thing in the morning, mid day and last thing before you go to bed at night) It is best if you get  book to write things down for the next 29 days!

 

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