Business mentoring for new celebrants

Business mentoring for new celebrants

This is where you'll find all my news and thoughts about being a Celebrant and Mentor, as well as snippets of the feedback that people kindly send to me. If you have any comments, suggestions or even your own personal testimonial to share, then I'd love to hear from you.

You can also keep up to date with what's happening right now through my social media channels, as I'm always sharing interesting pieces of information over there too.

Some words just ‘get’ you right there!

Posted: June 24th 2017

I often hear tales and stories of verses, prayers and readings that are found in personal possessions after someone has died.  This is one of those that was recently shared at a lady’s funeral.  I don’t know why but I just love it! “Doubt sees the obstacles……….Faith sees the way. Doubt sees the darkest night……….Faith
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“So as you give your Dad a hug…….”

Posted: June 18th 2017

Cards…………..Texts……………….What’s app!…………….Emails…………..Letters……………Phone calls…………….Skype………and many more ways that messages for Father’s Day will be whizzing around the UK today! It’s a day that celebrates the role of being a Dad and the legacy this creates.  But that won’t be a universal celebration.  For many, just getting through Father’s Day will be deeply poignant.  It can bring
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Once a writer and sharer of ideas……then always one!

Posted: June 4th 2017

It’s only when you go fishing through your files, that you find things that remind you of what you used to get up to! I’ve always enjoyed transferring my thoughts into the written word and sharing my thoughts and ideas.  It’s what creates great conversations and it’s what facilitates progression.  So would it surprise you
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Time to take it all in – holidays & learning points!

Posted: June 1st 2017

Anyone who runs a business and who works for themselves, always needs time away to recharge the batteries! As a Celebrant I know just how important that is both for my own energy levels and the value I can give my clients.  After all, you don’t want someone at the front leading a Funeral or
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Grandads are…….? A reading written from the heart.

Posted: May 17th 2017

A colleague recently asked me if I could suggest a suitable reading for her to read out at her Grandad’s Funeral.  So of course the answer was yes! I asked her to tell me a little bit more about her Grandad first.  What came back was a cheerful and joyful flow of words that told
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Speeding up your decision making with a Mentor

Posted: May 7th 2017

I remember when I first stepped out of my Celebrancy training, I had a whole raft of questions I kept asking myself . Which way to go, how to make sense of all the learning you’ve done – all those things that keep you awake at night! Getting a seasoned Mentor at your side can
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The pain of losing a pet – when it kicks in all over again.

Posted: May 4th 2017

I’ve always had dogs.  They’re a big part of who I am and they always will be. But that also means that when the time comes to let them go, that the pain of losing them kicks in all over again.  When I look back, I can see that every loss felt different and I know
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Celebrating Staffordshire Day!

Posted: May 1st 2017

The 1st May sees our county celebrate its 2nd ‘Staffordshire Day’ – a day to celebrate all of Staffordshire’s greatness. So in keeping with being proud of what our venues and landscapes have to offer, I thought I’d bring together a collection of some of the different venues where I’ve led ceremonies over the years.  So if I’ve supported
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When you lose a child.

Posted: April 28th 2017

I wanted to share this poem with you, which a Mum chose for her son’s recent Funeral. I’d never come across it before but it’s beautifully written and it captures the deep pain of losing a child that only a parent can really ever explain.  No matter how much empathy we think we have, none of
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Happy 6th birthday……with a mention of ‘Brand Touchpoints’ too!

Posted: April 18th 2017

This month sees Sincere Moments celebrate its 6th Birthday! It’s come a long way over that time and gone through all the highs and lows that successful businesses go through.  So this Easter, I spent some time mulling over the things I’ve learnt most about being a Celebrant and a business owner. Here’s where my thoughts took
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