Bell’s Palsy Absolutely Made Me More Ambitious

Bell’s Palsy Absolutely Made Me More Ambitious

How would it be if, within 24 hours, your face became paralysed? You could no longer eat or drink, your right eye would not close. Imagine the terror and how those feelings would be for a young woman? How would it feel if doctors were initially unable to diagnose or...
Dancing With Breast Cancer: Happy To Be Alive

Dancing With Breast Cancer: Happy To Be Alive

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I’m thrilled to share with you the story of one of the most amazing, courageous and sassy women I have the honour to know. Julie Foster is, as she says in her own words, a survivor.  But Julie is much more than this....
Alopecia Is Not Just About Losing Your Hair

Alopecia Is Not Just About Losing Your Hair

At 14 years old Julie Williams was diagnosed with Alopecia Areata. When I met Julie last year I was struck by her positive upbeat attitude and endless energy for campaigning and raising awareness of Alopecia. Julie is mum to two beautiful children, wife, compliance...
We All Want To Be Taller Right?

We All Want To Be Taller Right?

Many of us dream of being a bit taller.  But as Emma Stewart can testify being tall brings its own challenges. At 6ft tall Emma has always found it a challenge to find stylish, tall clothing.   So she decided to launch her own clothing brand to cater to the needs of...
Nourish Not Punish Yourself Is Mel’s Mantra

Nourish Not Punish Yourself Is Mel’s Mantra

Welcome to Part 2 of my interview with Mel Noakes.  In part 2 we celebrate how Mel has learnt to nourish not punish herself and now passionately helps other women to do the same. This has been an amazing transformation after Mel’s early life was dominated by...
Anorexia and Bulimia Are Not About Food

Anorexia and Bulimia Are Not About Food

When Mel and I first met we connected immediately.  It was not just that we had both battled anorexia s for years.  I felt we’d known each other for ages during the first hour we chatted! I had the impression that this was a feeling that many women would have when...