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The importance of Kamala Harris’s victory

Kamala Harris is the vice president elect, making her the first female vice-president of the United States. This is a historic moment for women and girls across the globe, because it shows that women can achieve anything. Harris, who is 56 years old, is also the first black and Indian-American person to be elected to […]

Hobbies and self development

One of things that 2020 has brought many of us, is a new hobby. A lot of people have been spending more time at home and the spare time has allowed them to explore their interests. But whilst a hobby is often a positive thing to take up for your mind and inner-tranquility, it also […]

Smashing the glass ceiling

The ‘glass ceiling’ is a metaphor given to describe the invisible barrier that women face when aiming for success. But does it exist? And if it does, how can you break through it? What does the glass ceiling look like? The glass ceiling is a subtle type of discrimination where you can’t realise opportunities, despite […]

Owning insults

An insult is when somebody uses a term, or a phrase with the intention of treating you with disrespect or scornful abuse. We have all been insulted in one way or another, but I think we should own insults. Here I explain why. Sticks and stones We’ve all heard the rhyme: ‘sticks and stones may […]

Dealing with imposter syndrome

You may be skilled, experienced and capable, but you might still suffer with imposter syndrome. If you get an overwhelming feeling that you can’t do something, when in reality you know you can, then there are things you can do.  What is impostor syndrome?  Impostor syndrome is a psychological thought pattern. The individual suffering with […]