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Tall Poppy Syndrome

Cutting down the tall poppy The tall poppy syndrome is a cultural phenomenon in which people hold back, criticise or sabotage those who have or are believed to have achieved success in one or more aspects of life, particularly intellectual or cultural wealth. Whether you speak up in a meeting...

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5 Ways Diverse Women Can Amplify Their Voices

Queens why hard work isn't enough? Hard work alone is never enough to take you all the way to the top! Some of us have worked for companies for years and have never got a look in when it comes to progression UK author, Kate Lister Tweeted: “How old were you when...

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Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Feeling Comfortable in Your Own Skin Too many of us think 'if I just looked better, had another qualification, or gained some more relevant work experience, then perhaps I will be good enough or accepted? Taking charge of your thoughts when you’re not feeling confident or trusting others, can be...

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Black Female Founder – This is Me!

I am good enough I am fearless I am confident Let me break it down   I am a Black British born female. Living in London with Jamaican heritage. Yes, both my parents are black!! (this is a regular question, I am asked for real)!! I first trained as a therapist...

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A goal without a deadline is just a WISH!

A goal without a deadline is just a WISH! If I asked for an increase and I got shut down, it didn't stop me. I was no longer able to play small and I was focused on really doing things differently. I had already planned my next steps prior, so...

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Being Black, Female and a Founder

Black Female Founder Based on estimates by the UK government, UK Black female-owned enterprises account for 0.63% of all micro, small and medium enterprises, while Black female adults make up 1.56% of the total UK population. The number of black female founders is increasing in the UK but only 0.5%...

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Episode 80 – Colonisation, Trauma & Rage

Women of Colour Shalyn Isaacs is a second-generation South Asian woman, Psychotherapist, Founder of Women’s Mental Health Talks at York University and Director of Women’s Embodied Liberation (WEL) We are exploring decolonisation, trauma and rage to deconstruct psychological, social and emotional wellbeing for women of colour.   1.02 - Women...

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Episode 68 – Women’s Mental Health 2

Part 2 - Tackling The Menopause Taboo Menopause is a serious subject and a big change for all women. Yet, it still is rarely a topic of open discussion. Is it time to accept that menopause is not just a female issue but we all need to take this seriously?...

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Episode 67 – Women’s Mental Health

Part 1 - Flipping The Script On Infertility Kezia Ashley Okafor, author of Flipping the Script on Infertility. Fertility Mindset Coach & Infertility Counsellor. Kezia supports women struggling with the emotional distress and mental anguish of infertility to find calm confidence on their journey to motherhood and beyond. We explore...

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Episode 52 – International Women’s Day

Welcome to our International Women's Day 2020 #EachforEqual We are challenging stereotypes to fight bias, broaden perceptions & celebrate women's achievements in MMA. Lexi Rook is a full time MMA fighter, also known as SheRa. She competes with Team England & last year in The European & World Championships. We...

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