Personal Growth

Welcome to my personal growth section,

I am a huge cheerleader for equality, we have come a long way but we still have a long way to go.

I truly believe the only way we are going to continue to make progress is to continue to educate ourselves.

On this page I will be sharing my personal development stories, what I have learnt along the way and provide you with my “go to” templates 

Julies graduation day, open university graduation
“Where are you (really) from?”

“Where are you (really) from?”

Preface: GUEST POST by my dearest friend "cousin Michael" The world seems to be waking up to racism against black people, I urge you to read this powerful piece. This has become one of the most corrosive and toxic questions in the western world. Despite speaking with...

For my son

For my son

Our secret place Some days I close my eyes and I imagine I’m in heaven, I imagine the sky is so blue, the clouds are the whitest I’ve ever seen and then I smell you, you are near.  I can no longer remember how you smell when I’m awake so I have to close my eyes...

Are you doing enough for yourself?

Are you doing enough for yourself?

I often tell myself that I’m not just a mum and as I mentally prepare myself to return to work, I question what have I done for myself?  Before pregnancy I got into the habit of working out, looking after my skin, budgeting, keeping an eye on my goals and pension but...

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