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?

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”

Women’s Wisdom – Tuning in to What We Need and What We Know

Women know. They just know. And even when you think they don’t know: they know.  If you follow me on my Helping You Sparkle™ website which promotes positive mental health, you’ll know I already post Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead.  Monday Mojo offers the opportunity for anyone to set a weeklyContinue reading “Women’s Wisdom – Tuning in to What We Need and What We Know”