Tag: adversity

The Power of Lived Experiences

When I was younger, I was reserved. I found it hard to express how I felt. I did not voice my opinion unless I was asked.  One of the reasons for my mutism was the seventies, the last era of children being seen and not heard. Parents begun to realise that they were too strict…

IS THIS REALLY ME?

Yesterday I received a certificate of appreciation from one of the projects that I have been working on throughout the pandemic, supporting people in my community who have mental health concerns, and we have been fortunate to get more funding to continue the work. Looking back, I would never have believed that I would come…