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Emma Lennon

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Emma Lennon is a passionate writer, editor and community development professional. With over ten years’ experience in the disability, health and advocacy sectors, Emma is dedicated to creating work that highlights important social issues.

Articles by Emma:

The science of journalling and why it is so beneficial

The science of journalling and why it is so beneficial

Recording your thoughts and ideas in a journal can have positive health benefits. Here's how you can make the most of journalling.

The unspoken bias that child-free working women face

The unspoken bias that child-free working women face

Work-life balance is harder for child-free women employees to obtain, due to an unspoken bias in the workplace.

How to give women compliments that aren’t based on appearance

How (and why) to give women compliments that aren’t based on appearance

Complimenting a woman based on her appearance reduces their worth to what they look like. Here’s how you can change that unhelpful habit.

Sisters Inside: How Debbie Kilroy went from prisoner to protector of women’s rights

Sisters Inside: How Debbie Kilroy went from prisoner to protector of women’s rights

Sisters Inside is supporting women in and out of prison to re-establish their lives, empowering them to break free of the cycles of disadvantage.

How unrealistic beauty standards profit from women’s insecurities

How unrealistic beauty standards profit from women’s insecurities

As the beauty industry profits from exploiting appearance-based insecurities, women should question why they uphold unrealistic beauty standards.

What is mindfulness and what are the benefits of being mindful every day?

What is mindfulness and what are the benefits of being mindful every day?

If you want to be more mindful but aren’t sure how to start, read on to discover the benefits of daily mindfulness.

Adult friendship: How women can make new friends in adulthood

How to make new friends as an adult

If you’re keen to make new friends in your adulthood but aren’t sure how, here are some helpful places to start.

Choosing a therapist How to find the right psychologist for your mental health needs

How to find the right therapist for your mental health needs

If you want to start taking better care of your psychological wellbeing, here are some tips to help you find the right therapist.

How a values-based career could lead to greater job satisfaction

How a values-based career could lead to greater job satisfaction

Aligning your career path with your values is important for feeling engaged and motivated at work, but what does it entail?