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Being a Licensed Menopause  Champion

Being a Licensed Menopause Champion

📣 I am delighted to share that after intense training and development I am now a licenced Menopause Champion with the global company MEG So What? 📣 Changes in employment legislation has meant that for many of us we are working longer in years before our retirement....

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The Importance of Rest

The Importance of Rest

When was the last time you rested? I mean really rested and did nothing but just simply "be"? The narratives surrounding Black women can often perpetuate the view of the strong Black women always working, hustling, running more than one job, studying, caring for...

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Mountains for the Mind

Mountains for the Mind

Last week I was featured in the Mountains for the Mind blog. Mountains for the Mind promote the benefits of being outside for better mental health. In my story, I talk about the mini-retreats I take to the Lake District twice a year and the benefits they give me in...

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2018 reflections: 10 life lessons that I have learnt

2018 reflections: 10 life lessons that I have learnt

Another year is almost over, and so I am beginning to reflect on the year, and sharing with you 10 life lessons based on my life experiences over the last 18 months. There have been several, but here are my top 10 life lessons. Some of my lessons seemed to chime with...

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6 ways to help you reduce resistance to change

In my professional experience and even personally, I have found that not everyone embraces change. Some fear it because familiarity is comfortable and they want to maintain the status quo. For others, revelling in the past can be a much safer position of power....

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What are the benefits of a personal vision?

What are the benefits of a personal vision?

The organisational vision. There are many global companies with a set of values and a carefully chosen vision which many of us know and love and therefore use their services. Examples of global brands are: BBC, British Airways, Pepsi, Apple, NHS England,Coca-cola and...

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Who is helping to pull your wagon?

Who is helping to pull your wagon?

Image by bplanet I am sure that many of you who have achieved either personally or professionally through life's journey have done so with the support of others through either emotional support, advice, guidance or in other ways. Hitching a free ride! image by...

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7 killer ways to beat procrastination

7 killer ways to beat procrastination

If your like me there are times where you may have experienced procrastination. This can be viewed as negative but not so. If your feeling anxious, tired then its not a good time to tackle an important. During my working career I have adopted a number of tried and...

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To-BME-or-not-to-BAME?

To-BME-or-not-to-BAME?

imagebystockimages The psychological impact of one story for all has been very simply highlighted in the following story by Chimamnda Adichie I watched with interest an interview involving the UK famous Black comedian Lenny Henry the other week. This involved his...

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7 lessons I’ve learnt in 2014

7 lessons I’ve learnt in 2014

The year of 2014 has been no different in terms of my continued learning both professionally and personally with seven of those lessons which I will through to 2015 and beyond. Here are my top 7 lessons which I've learnt this year: Social Media Image courtesy of...

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