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

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

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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May 18, 2020

 “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...
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Self-care in lockdown

April 8, 2020

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...
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Domestic Abuse and Mental Health

January 20, 2020

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...
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    According to Guatemalan tradition, when children are scared or have nightmares, the Mayan people give them worry dolls before they go to sleep.

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