Category Archives: Women

Mums, indulge yourself a little…

I watched two programmes on television this week, where mums ended up putting so many people first, before their needs, the consequences were tragic: • Depression • Weight gain • Burn out • Panic attacks Mums (and I’m talking to … Continue reading

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Childcare at a women’s conference…Surely not?

At least once a week I receive an invitation to attend or speak at a women’s conference or event. The events are hosted by a number of organisations; faith groups, women in business, empowering women, to name a few. Is … Continue reading

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International Day for Rural Women

15th October is the International Day for Rural Women. Did you know… • Women produce 50% of the world’s food, but only own 1% of the land. • Rural women comprise more than one quarter of the total world population. … Continue reading

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Still rising

I couldn’t think of a better place to hear the sad news of Maya Angelou’s passing. I was in one of my favourite places, somewhere I visit without fail, with my daughters, at least once a week; I was at … Continue reading

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Get up, Create, Break Out

I think it’s great to have a book that is good enough to pass on to a friend, that’s a must-read. It’s even better, when it’s a book that not only will they enjoy, but will add value to their … Continue reading

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I buried my head in a book

One of the nice things about the Christmas break was that I was able to curl up on the sofa and read. Not just read for research or work, but for the sheer pleasure of reading. When we didn’t have … Continue reading

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Behind every successful man is an even greater woman

Are you anything like the lady in the story below? I’d like to think so…Behind every great man and all that: One Night President Obama and his wife Michelle decided to do something out of routine and go for a … Continue reading

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