Emma Lennon

Emma Lennon

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:

How to beat overwhelm if your to-do list is never-ending

How to beat overwhelm if your to-do list is never-ending

What changes can you make individually to calm your nervous system and reduce overwhelm? Here are seven tips.

5 ways gender inequality affects Australian women today

How gender inequality affects Australian women today

While enormous progress has been made for women’s rights in Australia, we are far from the finish line, writes Emma Lennon.

Meet Monique Farmer, founder of Women Want Adventure

Women in business: Meet Monique Farmer, founder of Women Want Adventure

More women are reaping the benefits of being in the wilderness, thanks to a business that encourages them to explore the outdoors.

Why don’t women talk about whether they might regret having children?

Why don’t women talk about whether they might regret having children?

Sentiments of parental regret are not as rare as you might imagine, so why is nobody talking about it?

'Can't stay long': How to deal with friends who won't make time for you

‘Can’t stay long’: How to deal with friends who won’t make time for you

Do you have a friend that says they “can’t stay long” every time you catch up? It’s surprisingly common, and here’s how you can deal with them.

What is revenge bedtime procrastination, and why should we stop doing it?

What is revenge bedtime procrastination, and why should we stop doing it?

Delaying going to bed to relish some alone time once the day's demands are done might feel good, but here's why you should avoid it.

Do you really need a best friend?

Do you really need a ‘best friend’?

The concept of having a singular ‘best friend’ is pervasive in Western culture, but is having a BFF imperative for connection and fulfillment?

How to get over an ex or former friend

How to get over an ex or former friend, according to a therapist and friendship expert

With gentle self-inquiry and reflection, break-ups can teach valuable lessons about ourselves and what we want from our connections.

10 therapist-approved tips to combat feeling lonely

10 therapist-approved tips to combat feeling lonely

Connection is a vital human need, so what can you do if you're experiencing social isolation or feeling lonely? A therapist shares advice.