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Wellbeing in Business | Struggling to fit in & the power of corporate giving by Paige Henderson

“Never burn bridges. Today’s junior prick is tomorrow’s senior partner.” Although the film Working Girl has now delighted an audience spanning three decades, it appears the office is still rife with trust issues. For those of us trying to get onto the career ladder, the effort to establish mutual understanding and dependability is so important.

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I’m Supporting Second Hand September

This September, it seems Oxfam are trying to make ‘second hand’ on trend. Ironically in the same month as London Fashion Week, they are asking people to say no to new clothes for 30 days and shop second hand, taking the pledge for Second Hand September. On their website, they state that every week, 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure on our planet and its people - it’s unsustainable. It’s also ridiculously shocking.

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WELLBEING | My 10 Tips For Living With & Coping With Anxiety

Living with and coping with anxiety can feel like, and mean something different to everyone, rearing its head at different moments in life – often feeling like a full force body swerve to the mind that you’re not expecting. It arrives often with no warning, without invite, and certainly isn’t a one that anyone chooses to have hanging around like a purple cloud of smog just slightly out of reach that you can’t quite put your finger on.

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My Breastfeeding Story: ‘I blamed myself for not being able to breastfeed’

I look back on my breastfeeding journey as a series of unfortunate events and one that’s hard to share. I loved being pregnant and embraced every stage. I was well informed for delivery, was relaxed and went into hospital calm and ready to deliver my boy with a lose plan ready to move through the different scenarios that I’d inevitably face, which I believe set me up for a smooth birth.

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WELLBEING | The Red Box Project – The Power of Community

For the last nine months, I’ve been running the local branch of a nationwide community project. The Red Box Project was set up in Portsmouth in 2017 by a group of friends who decided they wanted to do something to end period poverty among school girls. And so, they did exactly that. We quietly ensure that no young person misses out on their education because they have their period.

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Wellbeing in Business | Claim Your Day by Business Mentor Emma Stirk

Emma Stirk is a Business Success Coach and Legal strategist for small businesses, she left her corporate career as a high flying solicitor to set up her own business and has never looked back! Emma is passionate about empowering women to identify their purpose and goals, plan and strategise their next career or business move and create a positive, strong and confident mindset with high performance strategies to increase productivity and efficiency so you can work less, achieve more, and make burnout and overwhelm a thing of the past!

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