10 Weeks to Wellbeing: Week 6 – Career

October 20, 2014
Tracy Dempsey's wellbeing column in the Irish Sunday Mirror - career double spread

[This article first appeared in my wellbeing column in the Irish edition of the Sunday Mirror, 19th October 2014.] Whether employed, self-employed or unemployed, how you feel about your work situation can have a massive impact on your overall wellbeing. A fulfilling career can promote […]

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Guest Post: Practical SEO Tips for Small Businesses

October 19, 2014

[Updated from original publication of 24 Jan 2013] Whilst I deliver training and coaching on social media and digital story-telling, I don’t specialise in SEO. So to bring you some practical advice on how to optimise your websites, I’ve invited Louise McCartan, MD of Search Scientist, to share […]

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10 Weeks to Wellbeing: Week 5 – Love Life

October 13, 2014
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[This article first appeared in my wellbeing column in the Irish edition of the Sunday Mirror, 12th October 2014.] “Love is the sweetest thing!” Or is it: “Love hurts, love scars, love wounds and mars”? Are you single and feeling despondent about love opportunities, or […]

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10 Weeks to Wellbeing: Week 4 – Hobbies & Learning

October 6, 2014
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[This article first appeared in my wellbeing column in the Irish edition of the Sunday Mirror, Sun 5th October 2014.] As adults with busy lives and lots of responsibilities, it’s easy to neglect making time for fun – but having fun is incredibly important for […]

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10 Weeks to Wellbeing: Week 3 – Health

September 29, 2014
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[This article first appeared in my wellbeing column in the Irish edition of the Sunday Mirror, Sun 28th September 2014.] “Your health is your wealth”, as the saying goes. As with financial wealth, we all have differing amounts, and differing habits and strategies that help […]

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10 Weeks to Wellbeing: Week 2 – Self

September 15, 2014

[This article first appeared in my wellbeing column in the Irish edition of the Sunday Mirror, 21st September 2014.] Human beings are storytellers. We’ve been describing our experiences and passing on tales of others’ for as long as we’ve existed, using words, images, music and […]

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10 Weeks to Wellbeing: Week 1 – Wheel of Life

September 8, 2014

[This article first appeared in my wellbeing column in the Irish edition of the Sunday Mirror, Sun 14th September 2014.] Autumn is a time traditionally associated with harvest; with gathering in and taking stock. It’s also a time when seeds fall from the trees to […]

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Dream It. Do It. Love It… Relaunched!

September 8, 2014
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Since I first launched the Dream It. Do It. Love It. blog back in 2010, there’ve been a lot of big changes with soulambition and in my personal life – moving my ‘underground cabaret’ Sofa Sessions from my living room to the Ulster Hall; moving out of […]

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Climb That Mountain! Charity fundraiser coaching promo

August 24, 2013

*UPDATE: All of the slots have now been booked; thanks to everyone who supported the promotion/Conor’s climb! You can still donate to his fund here and/or buy the charity single here.* It’s been quite some time since I’ve written a post on here – life […]

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Sofa Sessions #8: International Women’s Day

February 22, 2013

Sofa Session #8 on the 8th March – how symmetrical. For International Women’s Day, I’ll be performing with a line-up of musicians, artists and writers keen to share their craft (and stories) with you along an international/travel theme, in a one-hour lunchtime special. Music The […]

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Sofa Sessions #7: Belfast Music Week

October 24, 2012
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I can’t quite believe it, but this is now the 7th Soul Ambition Sofa Session. The first was held in my living room in south Belfast back in January 2010, where they were held until I moved out and the Ulster Hall invited me to […]

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Sofa Sessions #6: Culture Night Belfast 2012

September 1, 2012
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On Friday 21st September 2012, I’ll be bringing you another line-up of great performers in a special edition of the Sofa Sessions for Culture Night Belfast 2012. This street-level cabaret of music and dance will take place in the porch of the historic Ulster Hall and is completely free to attend. Come […]

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Hearing colour: The world’s first cyborg artist

July 1, 2012
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Synaesthesia is a condition whereby two or more of our usually-separate five senses become linked. (I’ve a couple of mild, common forms of it; numbers and days of the week have colours in my mind. You can test yourself to see if you might be a synaesthete […]

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Thank-you to all involved in Sofa Sessions #5!

May 25, 2012

I don’t even know where to start. Thank-you so much to all the incredible performers, audience and staff at the Ulster Hall. I have loved every single Sofa Session since the first, and it felt like such a gamble to move it to a prestigious venue, […]

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