This week has been National Suicide Prevention Week. If you or anyone that you know has been experiencing suicidal thoughts or hopelessness or suffering in any way, please reach out for help. Samaritans Hours: Available 24 hours. Call 116 123 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/suicide/ https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/ For Suicide Prevention Week, I wanted to talk about how we as a society… Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Week: What Do You Think About Suicide?
I have just finished reading Natives by Akala. I listened to it on Audible, where he read the book himself (always better when the author reads their own work if it's non-fiction, especially). I loved it! It was a lot to consume, hence why it took me a while, but he had a down-to-earth way… Continue reading Anti-Racist Book Recs: “Natives” by Akala
At some point or another, most adults will consider trying to fix or perfect the following: Their hairSkinBody shapeMuscle tone/definitionSleepDietRelationshipsProductivityFinancesConfidenceFitness in generalMental or emotional healthAnd so on Trying to fix and perfect these things, I think we all can agree, is a pretty difficult task. What if I told you that there’s one thing that… Continue reading How Consumption Affects Our Health
The term "Political correctness" makes me think of politics. But it’s not really about politics, is it? It’s about humanity and love and inclusion. Allowing everyone to feel comfortable. To allow everyone to belong; truly belong in their own world and communities. In her book Braving the Wilderness, Brene Brown calls "political correctness" something else;… Continue reading Let’s Stop Calling It “Political Correctness”
There's a lot we still don't know about the history of people of colour. Indigenous peoples. People who laid the foundations of our world, and had their lands and resources stolen from them with brutal murder, oppression and enslavement. But there is a lot to learn about our world and ourselves in discovering more in… Continue reading Mindset Shifts About Racism and Inclusion
Not everyone has the money for books or the time for lengthy reads, but we all can spare time to listen to podcasts and videos that are summing up a lot of what the books are saying. Nothing can REPLACE reading a book, but so far I've seen authors and speakers share their views and black… Continue reading Free podcasts and videos that help with anti-racism (that I’ve listened to or watched)
Want to open your mind and heart to see and feel and experience more in life? Here's how to open your mind and go further...
Whether it is couples, friends, family, or whoever, here are 8 ways we can grow together and perhaps avoid growing apart... Travel together Travelling solo is definitely something we should all try at least once. However, in terms of this blog post, I think it's important to travel with others who are important to… Continue reading How to Grow Together: 8 Ways to Grow with Other People
At the start of this year, I challenged myself to go a month without social media. Because I host a blog and a podcast, I couldn't deactivate these accounts, really, and so my rule was that I couldn't use them for anything other than posting/sharing my content. And so, I deleted the apps from my… Continue reading Why It Quit Social Media in January
We need other people in order to do this life thing. Life can be hard at times, but if we let people, they can really help us to get through it. We need all kinds of people for all kinds of things in life. But there's one thing I know for sure, we can't do… Continue reading We Need Other People (Podcast)