In May I attended The European Health Innovation Collaborative’s ‘Patient Heal Thyself’ conference – an interesting day focused on doctor-patient engagement, and how a more collaborative approach could help to improve healthcare. One of most powerful and engaging speakers of the day was Rachel Jury, a patient advocate and blogger at Rocking2Stomas, who spoke about […]
November’s features for Grazia, The Pool, and BBC Three covered a pretty interesting range of subjects: anxiety, addiction, sex, millennials, periods, fertility, and the menopause. ‘I’d Treat Myself With Diazepam In The Way People Treat Themselves To A Glass Of Wine After A Stressful Day’ – for Grazia: Lena Dunham this week revealed that she’s […]
It’s been almost 12 months since we left London for suburban life in Letchworth Garden City. Despite the small downsides (looking at you, Govia Thameslink Railway!) I haven’t looked back for a second. In fact, it’s arguably up there with one of the best things I’ve ever done – particularly for my mental health, which […]
Relationships were a pretty big theme of my work in October – from looking at the minefield of boy-girl friendships when you’re a teenager, to picking apart the complexities of dating, monogamy, and family planning in the modern world.
Welcome to the first in a series of profiles, featuring some of the most important people in my business – my clients! I’m really excited to share some more of the behind-the-scenes bits of the work I do. And, of course, to show off some of the brilliant small business owners I get to write […]
For The Debrief‘s Ask An Adult series, I interviewed health professionals from the NHS, British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) and Brook about how emergency contraception (the morning after pill) works. Click here to read the article in full.
For The Debrief, I spoke to sexperts and women in long-term partnerships to find out what it’s like to be in a relationship where your sex life has all but disappeared, and how much sex is really ‘normal’ when you’ve been together for a while. Click here to read the article in full.
For The Debrief, I interviewed a young woman and her trans boyfriend about the unique complications of dating a trans guy – covering everything from the impact of gender dysphoria on sex and intimacy, to hurtful reactions from friends and family. Click here to read the article in full.
Originally published at The Telegraph: Rachel Hills was 24-year-old when she started writing a book on sex. She was also a virgin. At the time, she says, “the dominant story you’d hear around 20-somethings and sex was similar to now in many ways – everybody was more sexually promiscuous than ever, girls were wearing […]