The Day I am beginning to learnthat life-altering news is often like a premature birth:ill-timed, catching someone unaware,emotionally unprepared& often where they shouldn’t be: © Elizabeth Acevedo, Clap When You Land The title Clap When You Land resonated with me, as it is something anyone who has flown to the Caribbean or Africa has experienced. It […]

I lost my voice for 2 years. Had 3 operations on my vocal cords to remove the lesions. It was quite traumatising as I was a really talkative person before and spent most of my 20s and 30s with a sporadic voice. When I had no voice it was the most miserable experience ever. Very isolating and dealing with people who weren’t empathetic was eye opening. I spent my time communicating via typing or writing. Being in virtual meetings was painful.

Restoring your Intestinal Flora: The Key to Digestive Wellness by Christopher Vasey is a good introduction to those interested in digestive health and the impact digestion may have on your body. However, for those more knowledgeable about this topic, it may fall a bit short. Due to its title, I was hoping that there would […]

The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness by the Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Boyer was a beautifully written book which gave a true insight into what one experiences when they are being treated for breast cancer. I decided to read the book, as I have worked within the health space for a number of […]