Courage, Story-telling and Community!



I have read and listened to four health-related stories this week, all very different contexts but with one powerful connection: courage. The stars of the stories each show incredible courage in both their responses to the cards they have been dealt and also in sharing their stories with us.

Stories inspire us, give us hope, give us perspective and insight and are a gift to be respected and appreciated.

The first story was shared in a blog post written by Anne Cooper (@anniecoops), who always produces thoughtful emotionally intelligent pieces, often breaking open subjects that need a good airing and this was certainly one of them. Anne wrote about ‘the Big M’, the Menopause. Although it affects half the population, Anne states: ‘it’s one of those taboo subjects that no-one talks about’. Anne shares with us her experiences of what she thinks might be the initial…

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