Author: Dionne Simpson

Why Therapy For Children Is Vital

Choose how you listen to this episode! Click here! It wasn’t until my most recent bout of talking therapy that I really understood how my childhood shaped so many of my ideals way into my mid thirties.  Sometimes, until someone holds a mirror up to you and allows YOU to question your self-beliefs and methods […]

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SWISS: 15 YEARS AFTER CRY

2005 was a massive year of transition for me.  I had quit my job working as a Claims Advisor for a large well known company and began my career as an Engineering Underwriter.  During that summer I had also sold my first  car, a little T reg Peugeot 106 because I couldn’t afford to maintain […]

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Infertility With Noni Martins

In this weeks episode I am joined by Noni Martins, the founder of Un_fertility who shares her journey so far with the challenges of conceiving naturally. Her aim is to break the silence, stigma and shame around Black/African infertility experiences and unconventional fertility journeys. Noni has guest written this weeks blog, please read her views […]

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WELCOME TO SEASON 5!

Hi & welcome back to Season 5 of Love Laid Bare! This episode is a quick catch up on what I have been up to in my extended hiatus. How have we all been?  I’ve decided to go for a new look this season with the brand and will stop hiding behind my microphone (yikes)! […]

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How Thoughts Become Things!

Long before I even knew what the ‘law of attraction’ or ‘manifestation’ was, I sort of knew that I could have whatever it was that I truly wanted.  I stress upon the ‘truly’ because my needs have always been quite humble.  Once upon a time it could’ve been argued that perhaps I never really wanted […]

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SOLO TRAVEL FOR WELLBEING

In this weeks episode I am joined by Dionne & Nii who have both shared similar experiences whilst travelling alone. It’s interesting that they both have experienced similar feelings whilst spending time alone. How long have you actually spent in your own company? You’ll hear in this episode that I came to the realisation that […]

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Suicide: Shatter The Taboo

In todays episode I am joined by Marisa Mae who shares her story about a friend who unfortunately took his life. Coincidentally, yesterday was World Suicide Prevention Day and suicide appears to be increasing year after year.  What can we do to be more self aware and also mindful of how other people are doing. […]

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LIVING FREE

How many of you reading this, can take the notion of ‘living free’ for granted? When you wake up in the morning you don’t actively have to wear a mask to disguise who you are.  Whether you like who you are or not, you can be authentically yourself. Of course, particularly in working life, you may have […]

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HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

Oftentimes we watch our friends and family continuously do stupid things.  We look on in aghast because we cannot fathom why they would continue to do something that does not serve them well. This could be in the context of a friend being in an abusive relationship.  They cry, swear to leave, but always end […]

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FINDING MY FATHER

In tonight’s episode I am joined by previous guest Karen McKellar. You will remember her from a few months ago, when she shared her story on how she came to adopt two babies and her journey up to that point. As we are aware from our own lives, we all have more than one story […]

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