Anonymous moments

Here are some moments that have been shared with me anonymously through a survey that I made, which has been part of my research for my final year project. Please have a read through and see how other women have been inspired in their lives.  “Watching the London marathon inspired me to become fitter and do…

Moment of determination

“I was inspired 10 years ago by a youth worker that came on a trip I organised to the European Parliament with a group of students.  He was brilliant at engaging and communicating with the young people and at that moment I wanted to become a youth worker.    At that time I was working for…

Moment with music

Music is one of the best ways to communicate with the world. It can tell a story, bring out emotion and portray a serious message. On our final broadcast, for Television Broadcasting at University, as producer I asked a member of the team to write and perform a song about Climate Change to underpin the…

Moment of clarity

“In the past, there was active discrimination against women in science. That has now gone, and although there are residual effects, these are not enough to account for the small numbers of women, particularly in mathematics and physics.” – Stephen Hawking My dad has always inspired me throughout my life. He is a main reason…

Moment of realisation

Everyone experiences life with a stream of different continuous moments. Many of these moments include a time when realisation has struck you and this may have encouraged you to make changes for your happiness. Don’t waste your time being unhappy.  Many of us have spent time being unhappy, so now I live by ‘if it…

Moment with a loved one

This moment reminds us how important the people we love are, in our life and happiness. If you are trying to find your passion in life, remember you have people there to support you! Go for it.  We all support each other at times of illness so why don’t we support each other better in…

Moment to challenge yourself

When you challenge yourself, you realise that you can achieve goals further than your expectations. I challenged myself when presenting at Bournemouth Air Festival (BAF) 2015/2016 and that made me understand how confident I can be. I was always a quiet child however University has made me a stronger communicator. Through pushing myself to speak…

Moment in the city

Last summer I visited Florence, Italy. It was one of the most beautiful places that I have been to and I can’t wait until I get the chance to go back there. We visited a range of places and took a bus tour around to see some beautiful sights. One part of the trip has…

Moment with a book

“Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought” – Blaise Pascal “A book that I have recently read, written by psychologist Professor Steve Peters, gave me a new uplift and interest towards managing my mind, which I had never thought about before. The book is called ‘The Chimp Paradox – The Mind Management Programme’ and written…