“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, our voices are being heard – so what happens next?
What is love anyway? Here’s some food for thought.
It’s International Women’s Day and the theme this year is Be Bold for Change. As a Women’s Advocate and qualified Therapist I raise awareness of issues which predominantly affect women, like Domestic Abuse and Pregnancy Mental Health. As part of this year’s campaign, I’m asking if people will wear something bold in the name ofContinue reading “International Women’s Day: Be Bold for Change”
On Monday 10th October, I will be starting a conversation on my Twitter and Helping You Sparkle™ Facebook page about mental health and, in particular, the role of spirituality in mental health. There are lots of different reasons why we suffer with poor mental health, relationships (including Domestic Abuse) and poor sleep to name just two. In 2004,Continue reading “A conversation that matters: World Mental Health Day”
Note to the reader: this article discusses domestic abuse and human trafficking A while back I was standing in a café with a friend, waiting to be served. The couple in front of us were politely challenging the cashier about the cost of a bread roll. The couple were explaining, previously, the roll included theContinue reading “The elephant in the room: why I will keep talking about things which make people uncomfortable “
When I was single, friends would often suggest online dating was the way to go. I was against it at first because I believed (and still do) that the Universe brings forward the right person at the right time. But having heard success story after success story , I dared to dip my toe inContinue reading “5 signs it may be time to walk away…”