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Written from a WHISC viewpoint, our blog posts are designed to make you think.

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16th August

Browsing the internet, I came across mental health charity Mind’s Five Ways To Wellbeing…


9th August

I don’t know about you but sometimes my body leaves me baffled…


3rd August

Soon after the death of my husband, I had a bit of fortune when I started art journaling…


27th July

There has been a lot in the media recently about how much the BBC pays its stars…


20th July

Last week, WHISC had a day out for their volunteers at the International Slavery Museum…


29th June

With the British weather proving reliably unreliable, you might well be thinking of holidaying abroad this summer…


22nd June

I’m sure you were as shocked as I was at the Grenfell Tower blaze…


15th June

Speaking from personal experience, having looked after my husband for three years, I know that being a carer can have a tremendous impact on your life…


8th June

Astoundingly, renowned feminist and co-founder of the Spare Rib magazine, Rosie Boycott, has blamed feminism for this country’s current obesity epidemic…


31st May

I have to say I’m delighted that Princes William and Harry, and the Duchess of Cambridge have been talking about mental health recently…


10th April

As we approach Easter weekend, the sun seems to be making an effort and I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling more positive because of this…


22nd March

Yesterday, The Liverpool Echo published an article about the dress code for Ladies Day at The Grand National. It seems to me that Ladies Day is a relic of a bygone age…


15th February 

The World Economic Forum has published a report detailing gender disparities in 144 countries between men and women…


8th February

Far too many times, a more experienced woman has lost out to a less qualified man…


25th January  

This week, MPs published a report asking for the law on workplace dress codes to be toughened up…


19th January 

According to The Daily Mail, the Monday just gone is known by psychologists as ‘Blue Monday’, as it’s supposed to be the most depressing day of the year…


12th January

This time of year, just after Christmas, can be particularly grueling…


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