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Celebrating International Day of Friendship

Celebrating International Day of Friendship

Empowering Women’s Health and Wellbeing – In a world where connections are more important than ever, the International Day of Friendship serves as a poignant reminder of the significance of fostering meaningful relationships. This day not only celebrates the bonds that unite us but also highlights the role of friendship in promoting health and well-being, […]

Embracing Your Menstrual Cycle

Embracing Your Menstrual Cycle

Insights from Lucy Peach’s Menstrual Wisdom – In the journey of self-discovery and empowerment, understanding your menstrual cycle becomes a powerful tool for adult women. Lucy Peach, a renowned menstrual educator, has gracefully woven the concept of “Menstrual Wisdom” into her work, encouraging women to embrace the cyclical nature of their bodies. In this blog, […]

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis: Unique Challenges and Strengths in Women

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis

In the run-up to World MS Day on the 30th of May, we take a look at the unique challenges and strengths faced by women living with MS. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological condition that affects millions of people globally, and it manifests uniquely in women. While both men and women can be […]

Late-Life Autism Diagnosis in Women

Breaking the Silence Late-Life Autism Diagnosis in Women

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often associated with early childhood, yet an increasing number of women are receiving autism diagnoses later in life. For many, navigating the world without a formal understanding of their neurodiversity can lead to challenges in various aspects of life. In this blog, we’ll explore the phenomenon of late-life autism diagnosis […]

Can you believe we are 30?!

Can you believe we are 30?!

This month, we celebrate 30 years since our official incorporation. What changes have we seen in those 30 years? I can’t speak personally for the first nine and a half years because I wasn’t here then. From what I know, a group of professional women came together and saw a need for a women’s health […]

Breaking Free from the People-Pleaser Trap

Breaking Free from the People-Pleaser Trap A Guide to Setting Healthy Boundaries

A Guide to Setting Healthy Boundaries Are you the type of person who constantly puts others’ needs ahead of your own, often at the expense of your well-being? Do you find it challenging to say no, fearing that you might disappoint or upset those around you? If so, you might be a people-pleaser, someone who […]

Overcoming your Hesitation to Get Tested for Ovarian Cancer

Overcoming your Hesitation to Get Tested for Ovarian Cancer

Facing the prospect of testing for ovarian cancer can be daunting. The fear of the unknown, coupled with the anxiety about the potential diagnosis, often leads individuals to delay or altogether avoid getting tested. However, understanding the importance of early detection and overcoming these fears can significantly impact one’s health and wellbeing.  Understanding Ovarian Cancer  […]

Voices of Compassion: The Power and Purpose of Volunteerism

Ever wonder about the unsung heroes shaping our communities? Well, we’re about to dive into the world of volunteers – those incredible individuals who go above and beyond to make a positive impact. Volunteers are the unsung heroes woven into the fabric of communities, embodying the spirit of selflessness and compassion. Their collective impact is […]

Empowering Women with ADHD: Strategies and Support for Success

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects individuals of all genders, including women. While ADHD has often been associated with hyperactive boys, it’s essential to recognize that it affects women as well, albeit in different ways. In this blog post, we’ll explore strategies and support options to help women with […]

Achieving Success with SMART Goals: Your Roadmap to Personal Growth

Setting and achieving goals is a fundamental aspect of personal development and growth. To maximise your chances of success, it’s essential to approach your goals in a structured and organised way. That’s where SMART goals come into play. In this blog post, we’ll explore the concept of SMART goals, their significance, and how you can […]

Unsung Heroes: The Role of Carers in Our Society 

In the midst of the busyness of day-to-day life, it’s easy to overlook the quiet heroes among us – the carers. These selfless individuals play a crucial role in society, often without receiving the recognition they truly deserve. National Carers Week will run from Sunday 15 to Saturday 21 October 2023 so today, we’re shining a […]

The Power of Self-Compassion: A Path to Personal Well-being

Understanding Self-Compassion In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to forget one essential element of our lives: self-compassion.Let’s explore the profound impact this practice can have on our lives. Self-compassion is like a soothing balm for the soul. It involves treating ourselves with the same kindness, patience, and understanding that we readily offer to our loved […]

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