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"Thanks Nicola! You really show true care for us all and put so much into the programme for such outstanding value. A true inspiration of what we can all achieve in life if we keep moving forward and developing." Sue



It’s that familiar feeling

That pit in your stomach

The tightness in your chest

The feeling something is out of your reach


It’s that familiar phrase

Those words that tumble out of your mouth

That once put out there can never be unspoken. 


It’s that It belief that crushes you

That keeps you small and after a while you actually start to believe it.


But here’s the thing.

It’s just a belief.

It’s not the truth.

You have the power and the ability to change this.


The question is are you ready to?

Do you want to?

Or are you happy telling yourself that same old story.

That you’ve never be able to to that thing, chase that dream, be the person you really want to be.


Go on - step into the brave.

Let me explain...


"This is ME"


‘This is me’. Three words which literally have been the most important I have ever said out loud. Why? Because it meant I had overcome a disease that had crushed and paralysed me for years and manifested in a side effect called ‘self-doubt’. I believe that many of us are either suffering as I did or are in recovery from ‘I’m not enough syndrome’.


You see, I thought it was just me but it isn’t. I know that now and it feels so comforting to recognise this and be able to help others live a fuller life.


I danced with the comparison gremlin for years; lying awake at night feeling like I couldn’t carry on with certain aspects of my life because I didn’t make the grade, wouldn’t be good enough, and would be judged or criticised. I used to gaze out of the window a lot wondering how life could be different.

Do you speak to yourself like someone you love? I know I didn’t. I felt I was useless, needed to fade into the background, made choices based on what others wanted and had no real purpose in life.


What I know now and wish I knew then was that so many of us say this phrase — perhaps not out loud or admit it to others but we all say it. 


I was done with dressing all in black, hiding in the background and doing things in life solely because that’s what I felt people wanted me to do. I was done with letting other people’s successes determine what I should strive for and berating myself when my own life journey offered something different.


My a-ha moment was that I had a choice. I wanted to make my own choices that resonated with me.

I decided from that day choices were for me. I wanted to be proud of my existence and set myself free from this chrysalis of self doubt, disconnection and lack of self love. Suddenly there was a whole new world to explore. When I let go of the comparison gremlin in my head I realised that I was an individual. When I let go of this I started to enjoy and embrace my own journey. It felt so empowering.

How many social media posts a day have you looked at and thought: Why can’t I be like that? We start questioning our why and say statements such as ‘Who am I to succeed like that?’, ‘Who am I to deserve to be happy?’ and ‘I could never achieve…’. I know I did.


💗 It’s time to put you first – it’s not selfish – it’s selfFIRST

💗 It’s about valuing YOU as your own person


💗 It’s time to channel self-love, self-respect and self-belief and live your life to the full

I’ve created Simply The Best so that you can reconnect with yourself with positive intention to be the best version of you.


Let me support you to:





Learn practices to channel compassion and self worth and rediscover what you love about yourself, just as you are.



Identify the self limiting behaviours that stop you from living a full and authentic life and give you back choice.



Develop strategies so you can take action and step forwards with confidence and self love

This group programme is for you if you want to:

Until now:

  • Telling myself I’m not enough

  • The need to make decisions based on what others want 

  • Comparing myself to others 

  • People who don’t accept me for who I am 

  • Crazy to do lists I’ll never keep 

  • Worrying over things I can’t control

  • My limiting beliefs that tell me I can’t be or achieve what I want to

  • Fear of failure, getting it wrong, or of making the wrong decision

  • The need for certainty and to control everything I am and do

From this day forwards:

  • Spending time doing the things I love

  • Being mindful in every experience 

  • Valuing my self-worth 

  • Embracing my imperfections

  • Inviting laughter and joy into every day

  • Spending time with the ones I love and who love me for who I am

  • Courage and daring to be brave 

  • Making choices for me 

  • Waving goodbye to procrastination and hello to action

What does the programme include:

Daily weekday morning email with small activity or inspirational content to start the day with positive intentions.


Weekend wisdom a short blog or video to give you food for thought over the weekend and enable you to practice what you have learnt during the week so that you can start to integrate your new way of being

Private Facebook group – A safe space to feel encouraged and uplifted by each other and feel part of a small community. Conversations and support can be continued throughout the programme.


Accountability support: Be inspired and motivated by a small community who all want to start the year with positive intention and to take action. There will be regular accountability check in's for members to share where they are up to, to ensure that everyone has the support they need to stay on track.


The investment for the programme is £33.33


I have chosen this amount as I want to make the programme as accessible to as many as need it and because the numbers keep speaking to me. The 3’s together is said to represent a space for confidence, sense of self and the powerhouse within you. This is what this programme is all about.

Additionally you can sign up to:

Weekly group coaching webinar (£20 per webinar) on Tuesday nights at 7.30pm or Friday morning's at 9.30am. I will be sharing concepts and ideas to continue your momentum and share techniques to value your worth and keep taking action. You will have the opportunity to receive personal coaching on the call (if you wish) to work through any blocks, gain clarity and set your intentions for the next week.  


The Simply The Best Group coaching programme starts on Thursday 1st October 2020

If you’re ready to start the year with intention.

To feel supported and held accountable.

And ready to say no to the same limiting beliefs you keep hearing,

Then join me and a small community of women who are ready to step forward and be Simply The Best!

I can't wait to welcome you to the programme.

Nicola x

What have previous participants said about the programme?



If you know you need to take more time for self care, you need to sign up for Simply the Best. Nicola's programme provides the supportive space you need for reflection and growth so you can be your best. Jennifer


The more I look back on the Simply the Best the more I realise how brilliant the programme was, and how many tools you provided and how much I learnt from it. You created a space people where we were having conversations and encouraging each other even though most of us were complete strangers. For me personally its opened so many doors as to how I could feel. I am also proud to say it really was Simply the Best. Helen 


The programme was well organised and thought out. It was nice to get daily inspirational emails. The programme was helped rebuild my confidence and courage. Caroline


Nicola Arnold has developed an excellent program to increase awareness of what is preventing you from living life to the fullest. I have gained many insights from participating. Jo


It's time to take the next steps