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Why My New Year's Resolution is "Progress Not Perfection"

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Why My New Year's Resolution is "Progress Not Perfection"
Last year was a bit of a whirlwind. Some huge life events. There were plenty of challenges too and real battles with my health. I came so close to giving up on a number of occasions. But, what causes that lose of faith? Is it my brain trying to save me from making an awful mistake? What causes that panic and can I learn to manage it better? Is there a New Year's Resolution I could set myself to avoid these burn-outs?

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"Don't You Just Make Your Prices Up?"

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"Don't You Just Make Your Prices Up?"

We often get asked about how we come up with our prices. Do we just make them up and hope for the best? The bottom line is no, we think about our pricing very carefully. Like everyone else we have bills to pay and a family to support so we have to make sure that we are pricing our items fairly and in a sustainable way. There are eight things we think about when pricing our products. Read the article now to find out what they are.

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Finding My Style (And How It Inspired Our Brand)

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Finding My Style (And How It Inspired Our Brand)
It took me a while to find my style - eventually I followed the advice of all of those glossy magazine articles I had read over the years. I created a capsule wardrobe, and life was great. Only, something was missing. Me! My personality. Everything I wore matched, but it was all so ... well ... plain. I wanted to be able to add a splash of personality and colour. So I started to make my own jewellery with high quality materials and sophisticated and elegant colour combinations. That became the driving force behind my brand Katie Gowers Design. We design and make stylish colourful handmade jewellery. And we love doing it!

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