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?

Kindfully – Mindfulness for Busy People

Mindfulness for Busy People

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 “

International Women’s Day: Be Bold for Change

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”