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Dubai's Superwoman Shares Her Secrets on Making Dreams Come True

Posted By SK Reid and Sonal Chibber,
20/05/2022 22:00 PM
Meet Sonal  Chhibber Author, Writer, Poetess, Editor, Motivational Speaker, Trainer, Educator, Management Professional, Lifestyle Blogger, Model and Authorpreneur, Sonal Chhibber writes about...

One Simple Question

Posted By SK Reid,
11/05/2022 22:00 PM
Step Right Up It's been a while since I've posted here on the blog. Life has been a bit of a "Ladies and gentlemen! Step right up! Take your seat on the Rollercoaster of Life and strap in for the...

Here's to YOU in 2022

Posted By SK Reid,
12/01/2022 16:00 PM
Blessings for our New Year!  What do you look forward to in the new year? For many of us, a new year brings new goals and resolutions and new beginnings.Because a new year is pretty...

Book Launch

Posted By SK Reid,
10/11/2021 21:00 PM
Has it Been That Long? Oh my goodness! It's been ages! I don't know about you, but life never ever seems to be any less crazy busy!This year has been crazy and as upside down as last year - actually,...

The October Series: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Posted By SK Reid,
04/10/2021 22:00 PM
Trigger Warning Please be advised that this post contains triggers that some readers may find upsetting. Today, on our little man's birthday and in honor of the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness...

Finding Safe Haven

Posted By SK Reid,
23/09/2021 16:00 PM
Beyond Pandemic Stress: Creating Buffer If you have been following my recent posts about the fallout from the pandemic and the terrible toll on our psyches and bodies that the pandemic has had,...

Launching The Best Version of You

Posted By Charlene Walters & SK Reid,
02/09/2021 20:00 PM
If you have been following my recent posts on the impact of the pandemic, you'll know my pet focus of late is the impact of stress and trauma on our mental health and well-being. The bad news...

The Reasons Why Pandemic Stress May be Doing You Harm

Posted By SK Reid,
20/08/2021 21:00 PM
Stress Can Kill In my last post, I shared with you a little bit about trauma and the adverse impact of the pandemic in terms of mental health and general wellbeing. We noted that there has been a...

Why the Stress Effect is Deadly Serious

Posted By SK Reid,
20/07/2021 21:00 PM
The Stress Effect   In my last post, I wrote about the impact of trauma on people’s lives - particularly pandemic trauma. The pandemic has affected people globally and everyone has been impacted...

Shocking facts about Covid-19 trauma people are afraid to know

Posted By SK Reid,
15/07/2021 20:50 PM
In my last post, I wrote about the impact of the pandemic from the perspective of trauma and how similar to other types of trauma the pandemic is - there are lots of parallels.   To briefly...

The Truth About Trauma

Posted By SK Reid,
13/07/2021 20:00 PM
An Unforgettable Milestone   Recently, the world passed the 4 million deaths from the COVID-19 milestone. This is not a milestone anyone wants to know about. In fact, unless we are directly...

Handpicked with Naomi Simson and Lockdown #4

Posted By SK Reid,
20/06/2021 21:00 PM
Lockdown and Living In Uncertain Times   We have come out of Lockdown Number 4 here in Victoria, Australia. It's a reminder that the Pandemic is not going away anytime soon. Yes, there are...

Just when you think its safe to go back in the water

Posted By SK Reid,
07/06/2021 18:00 PM
Shark Alert   Question - if you think of sharks, do you think of that iconic soundtrack from the movie Jaws? I do! Kinda scary - the soundtrack AND sharks. But there's another kind of shark that ...

Mothers Day 2021

Posted By SK Reid,
08/05/2021 20:00 PM
The Grief of Losing A Baby and Mothers' Day If you've ever experienced the grief of losing a pregnancy or a wee baby this post is for you. I'm sharing a post from my PLICA blog...

Trauma and the Culture of Toxic Positivity

Posted By SK Reid,
01/04/2021 20:00 PM
The Truth About Trauma Something has been niggling away and I wanted to broach it ever-so-carefully here with you. As many of you know, my two first books deal with challenging subject matter. I...

One Planet

Posted By SK Reidrs- PLICA Founder ,
15/03/2021 13:00 PM
Corona Virus One Year On This week marks the anniversary of the World Health Organisation declaration of a global pandemic. This week is the anniversary of the world being turned upside...

One Life. Make it Matter.

Posted By SK Reid ,
30/01/2021 20:00 PM
Remembering Jody Today is the anniversary of the death of a friend who passed away from breast cancer six years ago. She was such an amazing human! I started this little group called the...

In Search of Happiness in the Midst of Grief

Posted By SK Reid,
21/01/2021 21:00 PM
A Message of Hope for Someone Who Grieves Happiness can be an elusive state of being. I don't know about you, but my experience has been that after a time, happiness can pop up in the midst of grief....

Reflections on the Trauma of Suicide

Posted By SK Reid,
18/01/2021 19:00 PM
Why Is Talking About Suicide A Difficult Conversation? If you are a suicide survivor, I know you will understand this article. The words in the post below (see down the page) were written in...

Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work and 5 Steps to Lasting Change

Posted By SK Reid,
01/01/2021 20:00 PM
Wait! What? Change is possible? We’ve all been there! The countdown to the New Year and with it the toasts and resolutions to do things differently in the New Year. Then January is upon us and we...