Change that Lasts – A plan of action to create a safer world

⚠️ Content warning: this article refers to male violence, femicide, domestic abuse and rape. On 8th March 2021, International Women’s Day, my Twitter feed was filled with potential male allies saying they would Choose to Challenge unhelpful behaviour and inequalities that affected women. Later that week, we learned that another woman, Sarah Everard, had goneContinue reading “Change that Lasts – A plan of action to create a safer world”

COVID Dreams

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak, people have been reporting that they’re remembering more vivid and disturbing dreams. According to the Lyon Neuroscience Centre’s research, our dream recall is up 35%. So what’s going on? Because many of us are working from home, avoiding the morning commute right now, we might be sleeping in aContinue reading “COVID Dreams”

Hello and Welcome

I’m Delphi Ellis – Helping You Sparkle™.  I am a qualified counsellor, mental health and well-being trainer, and mindfulness practitioner. I provide services into the community to help people find what I call their ‘mojo’ (feel-good energy or motivation) and get their sparkle back, often during or after a difficult time in their lives. I have a special interest in dreams and sleep, appearing on TV shows like This MorningContinue reading “Hello and Welcome”

Let’s Talk Lady Business

Women often face challenges that are difficult to talk about in public because we’ve been trained – and shamed – to keep these conversations to ourself. Saying “I’ve got my period” for example is still taboo, and women and girls are suffering as a result.   Research by Plan International UK shows that one inContinue reading “Let’s Talk Lady Business”

Pay for a Dream Interpretation

Research shows that talking about a dream for approximately an hour “can result in “aha” moments for people”. I have explored dreams for over 20 years, and as a qualified counsellor I now offer a dream therapy service over the ‘phone (U.K.) or via a call service like Skype or Google Hangout (global). Interpretations areContinue reading “Pay for a Dream Interpretation”

Prepare to be Unpopular – normalising difficult conversations

“Never, ever be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way”. Martin Luther King Jr. As part of the work I do, I talk a lot aboutContinue reading “Prepare to be Unpopular – normalising difficult conversations”

16 Days of Action to Stop Violence Against Women

Go Orange as part of the 16 Days of Action! From 25 November – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – to 10 December, Human Rights Day – the 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to make a stand to end violence against women and girlsContinue reading “16 Days of Action to Stop Violence Against Women”

Women are rising, people are listening – so what happens next?

Women are rising, our voices are being heard – so what happens next?

Spiritual Activism : why love doesn’t mean you have to like someone

What is love anyway? Here’s some food for thought.