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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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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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... Read more
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.... Read more
“I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.” – Lady Gaga
If kindness was condensed into pill form and sold at the chemist’s, it would be flying off the she... Read more
Self-care has never been more important
Suffering lockdown, worrying about finances, home schooling, concerns about health, isolation from support networks, spending even more time holed up with an abusive partner... Read more
Today is blue Monday, it’s claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. This is believed caused by a number of factors; the party season is over, we’re all spent up, the weather is foul, it’s ages until the n... Read more