I want to start by wishing everyone a happy new year and to also thank you for your support over the last year. My journey and growth has all been possible because of your support - thank you very much and I am excited for all that is ahead as we journey together. Talking about … Continue reading This year, choose you!
A couple of weeks ago, I came across a social media post of an image of a young woman who had swollen lips and eyes due to domestic violence. She had taken one of the images when she was in hospital and there was a video of her distressed in her hospital bed. She stated … Continue reading When you see the red flags, run!
Last week, I met up with a friend I had not seen in over twenty years - we had not seen each other since we left the boarding school we both attended in our teens. We had kept in touch over the years but it was great to see each other and catch up on … Continue reading Don’t tell your daughters to find husbands!
Last week, on my usual perusal of social media, I came across a video of a young man who was being auditioned for the role of a radio/tv personality. The panel was made of three women in the media and this video caught my interest because, when the judges on the panel looked up this … Continue reading When people offend and act shocked when you get offended!
Do you ever get the feeling that you have outgrown where you are and would like to step into a new chapter of your life; where you can do new things but in a different way to how you have always done things? If that is you then you are not alone - I have … Continue reading Is it time for growth?
A reader of this blog got in touch and shared a traumatic childhood experience that had left them with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I must admit that when I read this reader’s story, I was heart broken but at the same time impressed by how much they had had to overcome. As I read … Continue reading Learn to quiet the negative voice in your head.
I recently went shopping with a friend I had not seen for a while - when we saw each other, we caught up on what was happening in our lives. We spoke on a variety of issues including our mental wellbeing. One thing that stood out in our conversations was that we were both on … Continue reading Have some self respect!
The UK is going back into some form of lockdown for a month and no one really knows if the month will be enough to stop the rise in covid cases. These are uncertain times and more and more of us are finding ourselves isolated more than ever. I have been talking with friends and … Continue reading Make sure you are looking after you.