Enneaseries: Find & understand your Enneagram number

The beauty of the Enneagram is that it’s a flexible, fluid and varied tool. However, this level of mobility in a personality matrix can look a little overwhelming and confusing at first, even when just looking into your own number. I’ve had a few conversations with people recently chatting through their different ‘possible’ numbers andContinue reading “Enneaseries: Find & understand your Enneagram number”

Enneaseries: What’s the Enneagram all about?

If you’re not sure what the Enneagram is, but have heard people talk about it a lot – you’re not alone. It’s a personality typing tool, but it’s not like any others that you might know. The Enneagram has been used for hundreds of years, dating right back to Benedictine Monks using the tool forContinue reading “Enneaseries: What’s the Enneagram all about?”

Seven easy ways to help save the planet

In response to Seaspiracy being aired on Netflix this week, there’s been a massive rise in conversation about sustainability. And before you click off this page… whether you believe everything that documentary says or not, the truth remains that we have serious work to do when it comes to living environmentally conscious lives. There’s twoContinue reading “Seven easy ways to help save the planet”

Hey, guess what? You don’t have to lose weight by summer

TW: weight loss/eating disorderDisclaimer: I’m not a health professional, just sharing my experience & perspective Ok, here’s the truth – I’m a hypocrite. When BoJo finally announced the UK’s roadmap out of lockdown, I circulated so many ‘fat memes’ about how we’re all going to be waddling out of lockdown with all the weight we’veContinue reading “Hey, guess what? You don’t have to lose weight by summer”

Seven ways to fight fear

Guys, there’s an awful lot of bad stuff going on in the world right now. All it takes is a glance at the news headlines to get some indication that people are really, really suffering. And it can be overwhelming. Facing the challenge of not living in fear can be so tough. Innocent women haveContinue reading “Seven ways to fight fear”

Six things all men can do to make women feel more safe

Yes all men, even the good ones. Not all men abuse women. In fact I’m blessed to know many great men who are allies that champion and protect the women in their lives. But let me invite you to take a step into the shoes of a woman for a second.When we’re walking down theContinue reading “Six things all men can do to make women feel more safe”

In honour of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2021 has a theme of #ChooseToChallenge. As enneagram 8 you can imagine how much I love this theme (if you know, you know). It makes me think about times when I’ve been asked, “Why International Women’s Day? Where’s International Men’s Day at!”. It’s actually a pretty common question, I reckon I getContinue reading “In honour of International Women’s Day”

My top 5 books by black female authors

In honour of World Book Day, I thought I’d share my top five recent reads by black female authors. Why? Most of what I have read in my life has been by white British or American authors. Despite completing a degree in Literature, I was not exposed to a large amount of black female authors.Continue reading “My top 5 books by black female authors”

Surviving and thriving in the remainder of the pandemic

Whether you’re working from home, on furlough or still able to go to work – these tips are for you. In a stressful and unexpected time, it’s so important to look after yourself. If we look after ourselves, we’ll have more to give to those around us who need support. The pressure we can putContinue reading “Surviving and thriving in the remainder of the pandemic”

Act justly | Love mercy | Walk humbly

In recent weeks I’ve been reflecting on how I can use what I have to help, empower or show compassion to others in my community. I’m not talking about just financially helping people out, trust me, I’m not exactly rolling in money. What I mean is something the Bible sums up quite nicely – toContinue reading “Act justly | Love mercy | Walk humbly”