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Taz Thornton #UnleashYourAwesome

Inspirational Speaker | Best Selling Author | Empowerment, Confidence & Visibility Coach | Extreme Empowerment Specialist --- FOUNDER: #UnleashYourAwesome personal empowerment and business breakthrough seminars | #BrandMastery programme. -- ACCOLADES AND PRESS: Co-host - America Out Loud | TEDx Speaker | DIVA PowerList | SourceTV Evolutionary | BBC Radio regular | Featured: HuffPost, Kindred Spirit, Sky TV and more.

If It Ain’t Broken, Don’t Fix It

We used to own a beautiful figure of a totem pole. It was sleek, black, finely crafted and carried wonderful memories from our last...

Simply The Best: How’s Your Self Belief Holding Up?

I’m always banging on about the importance of self-belief - you might have noticed! Well, this week delivered some powerful teachings that resulted in...

Don’t Waste Your Duvet Days

Ever had one of those days when you wake up, open one eye and get an incredible urge to bury yourself deep under the...

Memories Are Priceless… Money You’ll Spend

I want you to stop dipping into your pocket for a moment and read this. I want you to think about what it is you...

Are You Ready to Get Lucky?

Do you enjoy your work? Is it really your passion? Does it fill you with fire, creativity, ideas and determination from the inside out?...

Inspiration’s Never Far Away

Inspiration. It's one of those words that conjures up images of climbing mountains, coming up with amazing, groundbreaking ideas or speaking to an auditorium...

They Might Be Brilliant, But They Can’t Do It For Us

WHY are we so keen to hoist people up onto grand pedestals? Well we do, don’t we? Our culture has a horrible habit of turning...

You Have My Money, Now Leave Me Alone!

A few weeks ago, I made a donation to a charity. It wasn’t a huge amount; just a text-based donation in response to an appeal...

When Your Body Yells STOP … Listen!

I’m ill. I don’t feel up to doing anything. My brain hurts when I force it to think. Truth be told, right now, I...

Facing Fears Head On

Do you have any phobias? What about totally irrational phobias? Fears that just don’t make the slightest bit of sense. I do. I have THE craziest...

What Ever Happened To Commitment

YEARS ago, when I first began to learn about the medicine path, my teachers would talk about commitment. About how, in the old ways, people...

THAT’S IT…I QUIT!

A funny thing happened this week. For a moment, it had me reeling, and then I decided I’d had enough… I QUIT! It wasn’t a...

What Will Your Story Be?

You know, not too long ago, I was talking to some of my peers about a TEDx talk and asking whether I should include...

Is There Magic Involved In Manifestation?

Do I believe in the power of manifestation? Yes. Though I believe a big part of that is being clear on what we want......

Avoiding The Drama Trap – The Importance of Self-Awareness

ONE of my greatest teachers once explained the importance of knowing ourselves, inside and out. If we know who we truly are, he said, we...

FIRE WALK WITH ME

Fairly regularly, I'm asked why I firewalk. Not only that, but why did I train as a firewalk instructor... it's crazy enough that I...

STOP The World, I Wanna Get Off!

Some days it feels as though the world is about to stop turning. Or, worse, that it won’t stop turning at all and I’ll be...

Bet You Could Do More If You Were Brave Enough

I’ve only been working with my personal trainer, Tom, for a little over a month. The same morning I penned this article, I was swinging...

You Can’t SAVE Everyone

Nothing saddens me more in life than seeing some beautiful person, someone with so much potential, seemingly unable to grasp their own worth. It took...

When Did You Last Give Back?

Not too long ago, I went out of my way to do something for no financial reward. I drove an hour and a bit each...

The POWER of Friendship in Business

Have you ever thought about the power of friendship in business? Ever considered how, when conducted with truth, authenticity and heart, networking really can grow...

When did you last let your Starchild out to play?

When was the last time you felt awe and wonder for the world around you?  When did you last stop not only to smell the...

Agendas Are For Meetings – Not Relationships

You guys know I’m all about love, balance and recognising the teaching in every moment, right? Live your life for every, single second and...

PAIN HAPPENS… IT’S TIME TO STOP RUNNING

Pain happens. Pain knocks at our doors, barges into our homes and smacks us hard. It hits us in the heart, in the head,...

SOCIAL MEDIA IS NOT THE PROBLEM… WE ARE

I’m worried about our kids. I’ve been worrying for a while. We’re beginning to see the first generations who grew up in a smart-phone dominated...

We wouldn’t have seen rainbow Mickey ears in my day!

This week, on Twitter, an image popped up that caught my attention. It was a set of Mickey Mouse ears from Disney except, in...

If You Can Keep Your Head When Everyone Around You Is Losing Theirs…

If You Can Keep Your Head When Everyone Around You Is Losing Theirs… You’re Probably Not Addicted To Drama! One of the most powerful lifeskills...

You won the evolutionary lottery… stop complaining!

People. I’m fed up with people. Ineptitudes. Excuses. Whiny, complaining two-legged bags of BS dragging their sorry selves around like the world’s about to...

EVERYBODY WANTS THE QUICK FIX

Human beings are lazy. It’s all in the title - we’re beings, not doings. And that is precisely where we’re all going wrong. Everybody thinks they...

AIN’T NOBODY GOT TIME FOR THAT!

We don’t have time. We don’t have time to moan and complain. We don’t have time to whinge about our lot in life, about how...

SOMETIMES IT’S WISER TO WALK AWAY

If you have someone in your life, right now, who seems to be sticking the knife in, attempting to trip you at every turn,...

GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK

Last night I fell to pieces. I don’t mean a little sniff into a handkerchief, I mean a great, wracking sobs, knees held tightly against...

Can We All Just Remember To Be Human?

I’m writing this from Spain. We’re in a room facing the sea, sunshine streaming through the palm trees, green parakeets occasionally flying past our...

Stinky Little Stress Tadpoles Flooding Our System …

It’s time to wipe your feet. Yeah, you read that right. You’ve stepped in the yucky stuff and you’ve been traipsing that stench around all...

Honest. Truth. Authenticity. Blah Blah Blah

There's lots of talk about authenticity in the personal development world. We talk about it an awful lot on America Out Loud too. Truth....

No School Shootings in the UK for 20 Years. Not Since we Cleaned up our Gun Laws.

On March 13 1996, Thomas Hamilton walked into a primary school in Dunblane, Scotland, armed with handguns. The gunman murdered 16 children and a...

Take off that Mask: Your Vulnerability is Beautiful

I want to turn your thinking upside down with this article. I want you to quit blaming and start being grateful. I want you to...

How Much Sand Is Left In Yours?

You’re running out of time. The clock is ticking and I need you to take notice, so there are two ways I can play this...

Earth Angels Really Do Exist… OR Never Judge a Book By Its Cover

Some years ago, at about this time of year, my wife and I went for dinner on a 'date night' and ended up having...

FORGIVENESS: IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU!

We were out in the middle of the beautiful (cold, wet and muddy!) English countryside, sleeping in a yurt and really getting back to...

GASLIGHTING – THE FRIENDSHIP TABOO

I want to tackle a sensitive subject area with you all this week... I want to talk about one of those taboo topics we...

You’re gonna die. You know that, right?

You're gonna die. You know that, right? Not too long back, that was actually cited as a motivational statement designed to get us off...

DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY: TAZ’S TOP TIPS FOR 2018

As each new year approaches, there’s always an overload of saccharine messages. They appear in our feeds and clutter our inboxes... and they’re always the...

ISN’T IT TIME FOR US TO STOP JUST LOOKING AND LEARN TO SEE?

One of the biggest doses of wisdom I’ve ever experienced came from a man who left school at 14. A man who had no qualifications...