The Broxtowe Women's Project Blog - Raising awareness of domestic abuse in Broxtowe.

The latest news and updates from the Broxtowe Women’s Project.

Loneliness and Domestic Abuse

June 14, 2022

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.” - Mother Teresa Human contact including love, friendships, intimacy, family and a feeling of belonging are vital human needs. Psycho...
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May Day miles first of many for charity fundraisers

May 4, 2021

A group of Nottingham women who came together while receiving support for their experience of domestic abuse completed their first miles together on May 1. The women from across Broxtowe, who name themselves the Wellb...
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Stress Awareness Month April 2021 – Regain Connection, Certainty and Control

March 30, 2021

April marks the start of Stress Awareness Month! Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. According to the...
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Make your own Worry Doll

February 27, 2021

According to Guatemalan tradition, when children are scared or have nightmares, the Mayan people give them worry dolls before they go to sleep. We are all human, and we worry! If you t...
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Actions for Happiness

February 9, 2021

Success tends to be determined in economic terms - what we possess, what we earn, the material stuff we have in our lives. Perhaps we’ve got it all wrong. Shouldn’t the currency of success be the happiness we f...
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Tackle Blue Monday and book a wellbeing class

January 15, 2021

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy title, Blue Monday, due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid credit card bills. We want to help people keep the b...
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Mental health and domestic abuse

November 29, 2020

One of our Outreach Officers, Justine, is leading on wellbeing within the team and discusses the relationship between mental health and domestic abuse. Research has shown that there is a definite link between experien...
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Why self-care is so important

September 3, 2020

Your wellbeing is so important and yet so hard to achieve at times.  The Wellbeing Project was created as a supportive safe space for women who have been affected by domestic abuse to come together and meet new people. ...
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What I’ve Learned About Wellbeing

June 22, 2020

  Debbie – survivor of domestic abuse – what I’ve learned about wellbeing I’ve come a long way since I escaped my abusive relationship, learnt a lot too and I’m still learning, still trying, I’ll never...
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A Stitch in Time

June 11, 2020

Saturday the 13th June 2020 celebrates National Sewing Machine Day. I imagine you are thinking what has that got to do with Domestic Abuse? But for one of our amazing survivors it has a lot to do with it. Read her story....
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