Posts by Sian

Seriously Stressed? When Was The Last Time You Read A Story?

I’ve said this so many times this week now that I’ve decided it’s something that needs to be said out loud, instead of in dribs and drabs to lots of people. Here’s how the typical conversation has been going…”I’m rushed off my feet“, “I don’t seem to have the time to do anything“, “There’s so much…

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The Little Things Count

I’m not sure if this is a post about branding and the customer experience, or a reminder that we can facilitate significant changes with small actions. Perhaps it’s about both in this little true story. I met a new young female entrepreneur at an awards ceremony that I had been a judge for – she…

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

How to make decisions

Today I’m up at the Inspired Women Event in London and one of the speakers is talking about decisions; how important they are for our business and how we often delay making them, even without realising we’re doing it. Making speedy decisions will have a massive impact on your results. Think about a successful person you…

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Tamoxifen And Anxiety. Is There A Link?

tamoxifen and anxiety

I don’t know about you, but to me the list of side effects from taking Tamoxifen just seems to keep on racking up and up. Up until now I’ve avoided reading the list of POTENTIAL side effects on the packet, for fear of attributing every ache, pain and niggle to it, but it’s time to…

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Can I Interest You In A Tea Cosy?

This is about another surprising turn since I started sorting out my life after breast cancer. What’s that got to do with tea cosies? Well it’s all about being ready to take a different path, do something different and in my case something creative. I’ve always been a corporate woman, writing out my reports on…

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Are You Taking The RIGHT Tamoxifen?

Are You Taking The Right Tamoxifen

I bet you thought that one packet of Tamoxifen was much the same as the next.  So did I, and it seems a reasonable assumption. However, I was at a pamper day laid on by the hospital for breast cancer patients when I overheard two women talking about the side effects of Tamoxifen. The basic…

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Should I take Tamoxifen?

Should I Take Tamoxifen

One of the side effects of taking Tamoxifen is, apparently, an increased risk of developing Uterine Cancer.  DOH! Please note that I am, along with millions of other women, being prescribed Tamoxifen as a preventative measure against a further outbreak of breast cancer due to stroppy and over–sensitive oestrogen receptors. Mmmm. Now as it happens,…

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