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CONTRIBUTORS

THE LIFESKILLS MAGAZINE

AYO OLANIYAN LSM EDITOR Ayo Olaniyan is a certified Unitive Life Coach. He is also an Accredited Professional Counsellor with the Counselling Society United Kingdom. He writes on how you can discover purpose through personal development and self awareness.

MATT JEFFERY LSM PUBLISHER & DESIGNER

PUBLISHER MATT JEFFERY matthew.jeffery@live.co.uk EDITORIAL AYO OLANIYAN discoveringpurpose.co.uk CONTRIBUTORS ROBERT TWOMEY EVAN HADKINS CHRISTINE LIVINGSTON STEVE AITCHISON PATRICIA BECHTOLD CHERYL PARIS ART MATT JEFFERY matthew.jeffery@live.co.uk ADVERTISING AYO OLANIYAN discoveringpurpose.co.uk HOW TO REACH US Ayo Olaniyan discoveringpurpose.co.uk twitter.com/discoverpurpose facebook.com/discoverpurpose ayo@discoveringpurpose.co.uk

Matt Jeffery is a multi qualified lead designer working on behalf of several London based clients. He works alongside Ayo Olaniyan to turn Ayo’s creative thinking into a creative magazine for you all to enjoy.

ROBERT TWOMEY LSM CONTRIBUTOR Cordial and positive to an almost delinquent degree, he finds peace within through the forms of listening to music and creating elemental prose. However, his demeanour is one of outgoing vibrancy with a passion for achieving, regardless of boundaries, and ensuring the well-being of those around him.

EVAN HADKINS LSM CONTRIBUTOR A blog for passionate, eclectic, intuitive types who believe that the world is too complex to be put in a box and wouldn’t have it any other way. He has a free report (living with authenticity called It’s Not About Success) and a free newsletter on personality and relationships. He would love to hear from you.

CHRISTINE LIVINGSTON LSM CONTRIBUTOR Christine Livingston coaches and writes for professional people, who are facing some kind of crisis or loss of meaning about work, inspiring and supporting them to use their experiences as opportunities for profound life transformation. She’s a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; a registered member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy; and holds a Certificate in Coaching. She blogs at www.adifferentkindofwork.com.

STEVE AITCHISON LSM CONTRIBUTOR Steve was born and raised in Scotland, UK and stays in the west of Scotland with his wife and two sons. He works as an addiction worker, counseling clients with alcohol and drug addictions. He is also a blogger as well as the author of 100 Ways To Develop Your Mind.

PATRICIA BECHTOLD LSM CONTRIBUTOR Patricia is a Life Coach, Life Transitions Counselor, and Relationship Coach in Sacramento, CA. She works with people who are tired of the status quo, and yearning for more meaning and adventure in their lives. With a master’s degree in counseling and training in life coaching and depth psychology, she is passionate about helping clients dive deep to claim their true stories.You can visit her at her website, bechtoldlifework.com, or stop by her blog, whynotstartnow.wordpress.com.

CHERYL PARIS LSM CONTRIBUTOR

Entire contents © 2010 by Life Skills Magazine unless otherwise noted on specific articles. All rights reserved.

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Cheryl Paris is a Blogger, Stress Coach and Internet Marketer. She started blogging to support the mainly female Social Care professionals with actionable tips and resources rather than just ideas. Cheryl Paris Blog is your go-to source for stuff to help you stop the “stressing about caring”. Breaking it down for you; making it simpler than ever to have more natural highs while keep your personality.


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the beginning P.04

WELCOME

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USEFUL WAYS TO BECOME DAFT

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An introduction to Life Skills magazine

Determined, Authentic, Focused and Thankful

HOW TO MAKE COACHING WORK FOR YOU

Christine Livingston talks about the commitment required of a life coach

P.16

INTERVIEW WITH JAMES RICHMOND (THE INFOPRENUER) Ayo talks the talk with the owner of TheInfoPreneur.net

P.20

WHEN SOMETHING IS NOT WORKING; SOMETHING HAS TO CHANGE

Enjoy the contents of the second edition of Life Skills Magazine and discover your purpose today.

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50 WAYS TO FACE YOUR FEARS

P.28

WHO

A list of ways to stop running from you fears but start facing them head on

Another classic poem from Robert Twomey

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10 QUESTIONS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Ask these questions for life improvement

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YOUR INNER MAGICIAN

Patricia Bechtold speaks of our inner powers

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6 SPECIAL TIPS TO MOTIVATION

Cheryl Paris gives tips to get your motivation back up to full strength

Evan Hadkins on positive life changes

16 JAMES RICHMOND We have the exclusive interview with the Infoprenuer.

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LIFE SKILLS

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IWELCOME


MAGAZINE Welcome Welcome to the very second edition of The Life Skills Magazine. It is a collection of personal development and life style articles from various personal development bloggers. This magazine will cover various topics centred on promoting and increasing the level of your self awareness as well as enhancing your life skills. It creates an avenue for discovering purpose in various life activities or experiences. It also attempts to break down into simple units, nuggets for daily living and increase your level of self awareness/discovery.

It is my belief you would find this constructive. Happy Reading.

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