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.
This is a conversation about women’s safety and male violence. And we should be able to have it. ⚠️ Content Warning: refers to domestic abuse, sexual violence and femicide.
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”
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”
Women are rising, our voices are being heard – so what happens next?
What is love anyway? Here’s some food for thought.
At a recent TEDx conference, Abbie Hutty, an inspiring, self-confessed Space Geek (and engineer involved in the development of the Mars Rover), said the key to being an effective role model is having the confidence to be authentic. That confidence doesn’t mean putting on a show for the sake of it. And that when yourContinue reading “Authenticity: Giving Yourself Permission to Be Quiet in a Noisy World”
I have worked, in one form or another, as a mental health professional for 15 years, focusing on supporting people who want to understand and make a positive difference on the subject. I’ve worked with local and national charities, sat on area management committees, and attended service user councils which tried to decide the futureContinue reading “It’s Time to Change: why we need a new approach to Mental Health “
Alan Watts, a famous philosopher and speaker in the 70’s, recognised that from the moment we are born it seems like we are in a race these days. We are pushed through different levels of education (nursery, primary, secondary, University), then into work … and then we “work our way up” a career ladder, ifContinue reading “Life is not a journey, it’s a dance”
Assertiveness Training for Women in Milton Keynes promoting Positive Mental Health