Rape & PTSD: The Long Journey To Recovery

Click here to read on AND website. Phoebe Tansley is a survivor, feminist, activist, and the founder of Attacked Not Defeated. In this blog she talks about her experience of living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. ——————————————————————————————————-  Phoebe Tansley It is predicted that one third of sexual assault survivors will develop post-traumatic stress disorder, usually …

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Pregnancy & COVID-19

Last week we were delighted to speak to Rebecca, a first-time mum to be from North West Belfast. Rebecca tells GLOW her experience of being pregnant during lockdown, how her mental health was impacted and how she feels with another lockdown looming. NOTE: This interview was held prior to the Northern Ireland Executive’s announcement regarding …

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Thanks A Million!

Christmas has truly arrived at the GLOW office. Maxine has decorated our offices & rooms beautifully. It really is beginning to look like Santa’s Grotto. We also have a pair of naughty elves, Elvis & Holly, who are causing A LOT of mischief! We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has …

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6 Ways to be Wealthy

Look after your own well-being so you can be in the best place to help others. Here are some tips that can you help you lift your mood. 1. Keep active and exercise – exercising uses up any extra energy you have and distracts you from your worries. It also release endorphins which help lift …

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We All Need Support

5 people a week die by suicide in Northern Ireland! How heartbreaking and unacceptable. In the past 3 months we have been affected by suicide within our small community of at least 5 people who have been connected to our church (although there have been many more that we have known of). Northern Ireland is facing …

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Empowering Women

Amplify NI’s Ashleigh Hunter catches up with Chara Clarke, Founder of GLOW, who recently took part in the Accelerator programme.  GLOW (Giving Life Opportunities to Women) works with women and girls in Belfast to empower them with life skills to increase confidence and self-esteem.   Walking into City Life Centre in Belfast, where GLOW is based, …

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