Being you: The importance of being true to yourself

Secret Identity: Being you

I recently watched the film ‘The Danish Girl’.  (Yes I know where have I been?)  For those who don’t know, it’s about the transgender pioneer, Lili Elbe.  It took nearly an entire lifetime for her to be true to who she really was.  Despite living in an era where you were liable to be certified […]

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Keeping Mum (Life after loss)

Keeping Mum (Letting love endure after loss)

The world as I knew it stopped the day my mum died.  We knew it was coming, she’d been given two years, but my heart imploded when I was informed in a hospital corridor that actually only 24-hours remained.  I would like to say it was a nice goodbye; it wasn’t. I couldn’t find the […]

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You are not going bald! (overcoming non-hereditary hair loss)

You are not going bald

Are you noticing that your hairbrush seems to contain more hair than usual?  Are you pulling larger quantities of hair from your shower plug-hole?  Is your ponytail diameter feeling thinner?  Are hairs falling very easily from your head whenever you touch them?  And is all of this making you feel panicked and worried that you […]

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Only human: Why it’s OK to have an off day

Only Human

Today has been a rubbish day.  Why you ask? No reason. Perhaps walking into the bathroom and stepping on an upturned plug along the way, set my day on it’s course.   Frustratingly enough, I can’t even claim pre-menstruality (if this isn’t a word already, it really should be).  I just noticed I was in […]

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How to feel happier on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day!  It’s all hearts and flowers and love and romance right?  What’s not to love about a day of love?  Quite a lot for some actually.  Maybe it draws attention to your current (or non-current for that matter) relationship status.  Maybe you feel your partner is sure to let you down on the romance […]

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Don’t Let Fear Hold You Back

Don't let fear hold you back. Image of female hands holding a red foam heart

Today I want to share with you a true-story about a friend who was placed in a hard situation and needed to make some brave decisions.  I hope by sharing her story (with her permission of course!) you’ll feel inspired to make some tough choices in order to live a life you love, by remembering […]

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