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:

The importance of stillness: Why it’s imperative to make time to do nothing

The importance of stillness: Why it’s imperative to make time to do nothing

If you can’t remember the last time you felt still and alert in the present moment, this guide argues why doing nothing is the key to a better life.

Night-time routine: 9 things every woman should do after 9pm

Night-time routine: 9 things every woman should do after 9pm

Implementing a night-time routine is a great way to create a ritual that signals to your body that you are winding down for the day.

Child-free groups offer women support and solace

‘Connection is vital’: Child-free groups offer women support and solace

Child-free women are increasingly turning to dedicated groups to find acceptance and support from like-minded peers.

How to heal a dysregulated nervous system

How to heal a dysregulated nervous system

Experiencing stress is normal but what do you do when this response becomes dysregulated and it sends your nervous system into overdrive?

5 signs that your meditation practice is working

5 signs that your meditation practice is working

Some people struggle to meditate due to false expectations, but there are signs that show when your mediation practice is working.

Why the phrase ‘you don't know what tired feels like’ belittles child-free women

Why the phrase ‘you don’t know what tired feels like’ belittles child-free women

The idea that child-free women don’t understand ‘true tiredness’ is an outdated view of the range of pressures that come with modern living.

What is self-compassion and how does it help make you happier?

What is self-compassion, and can it make you happier?

Self-compassion means giving acceptance, kindness, and support to ourselves, even when we like ourselves the least.

Female leadership roles are declining. Here’s why

Female leadership roles are declining. Here’s why

The rate of women hired for senior leadership roles significantly dropped in the first quarter of 2023 after a few years of gradual improvements.

What is true rest?

What is ‘true rest’ and how do you get it?

Just because you’re relaxing or not working, it doesn’t mean you’re actually resting and recharging. Here’s how you can achieve true rest.