Happy New Year

Happy New Year

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” Neil Gaiman Today was my first full … Continue reading

Christmas mental health resources

Christmas mental health resources

7 ways therapy can help you have a mentally healthy Christmas Originally published at RSCPP.co.uk According to Andy Williams’ 1963 pop classic, it’s the “most wonderful time of the year”. But we all know that, in reality, Christmas comes with more than its fair share of stresses and, if you’re affected by a mental health … Continue reading

Wednesday inspiration

Wednesday inspiration

It’s been a really productive, positive week (already – and it’s only Wednesday afternoon!) so I treated myself to a print of this quote for my office wall. “Nothing will work unless you do” – by one of my favourite women, writers and feminists, the brilliant Maya Angelou. Available from Etsy.

Why do women still need to ‘Reclaim The Night’ in the UK?

Why do women still need to ‘Reclaim The Night’ in the UK?

Originally published at The Telegraph. As the women-only march ‘Reclaim The Night’ celebrates its 10th anniversary, Sarah Graham explores the extreme measures women still go to protect themselves, when walking home in the evening. This evening (Saturday 22 November) marks the 10th anniversary of the revived Reclaim The Night march in London – an annual … Continue reading

A quick update on October

A quick update on October

Where is this year going? And does anyone remember when I used to be quite good at updating this blog on a regular and timely basis? October is currently in the lead for fastest ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ month ever – probably as a result of turning 25 in September. But then, I have … Continue reading