A helpful act or an embarrassing failure?

Photo from unsplash High vis police jacket

I ran across the road and asked: “Do you need some help?”
Three confused faces turned to look at me and then the penny dropped. On closer inspection of the scene, I could see that I had misinterpreted the situation and suddenly found myself in the middle of an embarrassing fail.

How to make yourself visible in a workplace that wants to ignore you.

Dr Lucinda Homer smiling with hands on hips, wearing a blue trouser suit and pink top

Hint: You have everything that you need to take back your power Many women describe feeling invisible when they reach their 40s and beyond. We notice the effects of ageism, which coupled with workplace gender bias, has a disproportionate impact on women.  Did you notice when you had nothing in common with adverts? Women become invisible in […]

How to make bold changes for an exciting midlife adventure

Dr Lucinda Homer smiling with hands on hips, wearing a blue trouser suit and pink top

I want to change but I don’t know how Many of us arrive in midlife surprised to be here. We have all been busy living our lives and it feels like the passage of time sneaked up on us while we were not looking.   As young women we had clear ideas of who we were, […]

How can I be happy again after heartbreak and divorce? 

Depressed upset young black woman holding her head in her hands

I met up with a group of friends last weekend and we packed in a lot into 24 hours in London. We have not seen each other as a group for a long time. Lots of news to catch up on, some serious, some sad and some utterly hilarious. The passage of time made no […]

Is my Ex a Narcissist?

Painted fresco Narcissus on yellow wall in a house of ancient Pompeii buried

The picture is a photo of a Fresco in Pompeii, which depicts Narcissus gazing lovingly at his own reflection.