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On the surface, “Daphne and the Smiley Shells” is a cute little story with beautiful pictures, all about a dolphin who gets laughed at by her friends, thinks she is clumsy and isn’t getting on very well at school. She may have some anxieties and seems to be heading...read more
In 2011 I was sat on a cushion in a circle with other adults, like a child back at school, listening to a children’s picture book story called “A Warm Fuzzy Tale” by Claude M Steiner. I was on a course learning counselling skills, and I was so excited that I could be...read more
“I get to paint scenes on the computer, and then with a Virtual Reality headset I can explore and walk around in the world I have created”. Wow, I thought, how amazing would that be? The conversation with my son’s friend stuttered to a halt as I absorbed this comment...read more
So there I was sitting in a discussion group being run by Nicholas Holtam (Bishop of Salisbury) at the “Mind The Gap” conference held in the teaching area at Poole Hospital. We have been listening to Kate Pickett, co-author of the book “The Spirit Level” telling us...read more
Have you ever been told you did something well, or looked nice, and said “thank you” but secretly couldn’t feel good inside? Do you have a “successful” life or career on the outside, but have times when you just feel so small on the inside? Like many of you, I have...read more
Many years ago I was a busy Mum, juggling school runs, after school activities and home life with part time work and ambitions to help make the whole world a better place. I was learning to teach, learning to do marketing work for my husband’s business, achieving...read more
Vicki Tongeman is a Wife, Mother, Artist, Teacher, Author and Coach. She lives on the beautiful shores near the New Forest and loves walking and being mindful on the beach and in nature. Her friends call her the “Magic Mermaid” as she combines life changing coaching techniques with a sprinkle of Mermaid Magic!
As an NLP Practitioner and personal coach Vicki is passionate about helping people develop their inner self confidence and achieve their goals.
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Vicki is passionate about helping people build their inner self confidence and achieve their goals.