Is trauma a big deal?
Jul07

Is trauma a big deal?

‘Is trauma a big deal? That experience was a long time ago get over it? But look at you now! You look great you are successful so what’s your problem? Stop grabbing attention you’ll be fine. It will all be OK in the morning, you see’ Over the years these are just a few of the things ‘friends’ have said to me when I’ve tried to speak to them about childhood traumas, to the extent where I choose never to talk about my issues from fear...

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The Birth Father discussion Part 2
Jun28

The Birth Father discussion Part 2

Andre Radmall special guest speaker: coaching and training for transformation and adoptee. Andre shared at our meeting about the challenging background to his own adoption. He told of his ‘older almost elderly looking parents’, how many family nuances he spotted as a young boy didn’t seem to add up and of the day a sudden emotional bombshell fell on him aged just 17, when his parents sat him and his brother down and told him they were...

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Tri – Borough Virtual School Conference
Jun21

Tri – Borough Virtual School Conference

Tri – Borough Virtual School Conference This government is currently spending 200 million pounds in reforming the adoption system in the UK. Many new paths are being trodden including the formation of Adoption Centers and Virtual School Heads to offer information and advice to parents and special guardians of previously looked-after children and their schools. So what could this new Government amendment mean? It was only passed in...

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It’s only TV
Jul10

It’s only TV

It’s Only TV: Behind The Scenes Celebrity Photoshoot Carrie and David Grant are a dream to work with and I often do their makeup for TV. On a recent photo shoot we were chatting about confidence and identity. Carrie made a really interesting comment about artists that applies to all of us, “The more you know yourself, the better your photos will be.” Knowing yourself is essential but what does that really mean? Well, David went...

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Unpack those happy summer seams
May31

Unpack those happy summer seams

Unpack those happy summer seams and sizzle. Style is not only about the latest fashion, it is about the latest fashion that is about You.  What do YOU like? So before you head for the magazines or shops I would suggest heading to your wardrobe to look for ‘happy items’. Those of us who struggle with identity issues, maybe from our past or present know that summer can be a tricky time to dress for, as one naturally wants to...

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