Earlier this month, UN Women UK released a survey that revealed 97% of UK women aged 18–24 had experienced sexual harassment in a public space. I say “revealed,” but many of us are wondering if maybe the other 3% just didn’t realise.
The findings came out during a horrific time internationally for violence against women.
This is not your usual productivity hack.
All the great writers say it.
“You don’t find time to write. You make it!”
Ok cool thanks for that amazing advice but like… how?? Life is bursting at the seams. What do you give up in exchange for writing time?
I’ve struggled with this for years and now as a working mother of two small children, time is more scarce than ever. But for me, the key is always to stop thinking about what I need to sacrifice and remember how my writing fits in with the bigger picture of my life.
One of my favourite things about being a mother is all the time I get to spend thinking about, shopping for, preparing and serving beautiful, fresh, organic food to my amazing children.
…and then cleaning the whole freakin’ lot up off the floor, furniture and far reaches of their small bodies. And watching as they stuff crackers in their mouths instead of going to bed.
Growing up in the country, food scraps went straight to the chickens and so it’s hard to say how much my family produced when I was a child. I doubt it was a lot; I…
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