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,...
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...
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...
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...