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”

Let’s Talk Lady Business

Many of the clients who come to see me are women showing signs of burnout.  Being there for everyone else takes its toll, and they feel guilty for taking time out for themselves. Over time, I’ve developed more of my services to help women carve time out of their busy schedules for rest and relaxation,Continue reading “Let’s Talk Lady Business”

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”

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.

Authenticity: Giving Yourself Permission to Be Quiet in a Noisy World

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”

It’s Time to Change: why we need a new approach to Mental Health 

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 “

Life is not a journey, it’s a dance

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”

Women’s Health – Breaking the Habits of a Lifetime

Assertiveness Training for Women in Milton Keynes promoting Positive Mental Health