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5 ways to reduce stress

Hi! I’m Anna, a volunteer at GLOW. In this week’s blog we’re going to talk about stress. Before we get into ways to reduce stress, …

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Charmain’s Story – MS AWARENESS WEEK

1. Hi Charmain, tell us a little bit about yourself! I am from Portadown, Co Armagh. I work as a part time Community Relations Officer …

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Amy’s Story: Stepping Into Motherhood

Prior to Mother’s Day, talented florist and new mum Amy told us all about her pregnancy journey during lockdown and what it’s been like having …

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Marina’s Story: Making Mental Health Matter

A few weeks ago, we chatted to Marina, a health and social care university student, Mental Health Ambassador, and strong advocate for Ulster University’s Mind …

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Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2021

1st – 7th February is Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness week and we are joining in solidarity with many other women in the UK …

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Lauren’s Creative Journey

We were delighted to catch up with our amazing youth worker Lauren to talk about the link between creativity and mental health! Q 1. Hey Lauren, …

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My Experience with Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

We loved speaking to Danielle last week and finding out more about her experience with PMDD. Danielle is a busy working mum of two who …

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My Story – Mary

We really enjoyed speaking to Mary last week! Mary is a wonderful woman who has completed ‘The Real Me’ programme and is currently working her …

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My Experience with Period Poverty: Statements

This week, GLOW is examining the issue of Period Poverty in Northern Ireland. This is an issue that affects the overall wellbeing of many women …

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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 …

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Sierra’s Story: Panic Attacks, Anxiety & Coping Techniques

My name is Sierra Gowdy and I’m 19 years old. As I am sitting here right now, I am nervous to write this, but grateful …

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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 …

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Living Life During Lockdown

You might have seen the doorstep deliveries and support GLOW has been providing to communities over lockdown but how have our own staff been affected? …

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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. …

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Meet The Woman Empowering Women

“Onwards and Upwards”  – Maxine’s Life Motto Maxine Dougan is the newest member to Team Glow as our Women’s Project Worker.  She is full of passion …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Perception is Projection

This blog is an interactive blog. I want you to get involved and take some action. Now, I want you to close your eyes. What …

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4 Steps To Take A Leap Of Faith

Routines are good. They get you to where you need to get to on time eg. school run, work, exercise classes etc. Routines help the …

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Fearless & Female

Brave, strong, fearless, independent, assertive, leader. These words may not be the usual adjectives to describe a female, they may however be more likely used …

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How To Beat Stinking Thinking

Do you ever feel lost in a maze with your thoughts? You can’t focus on one thing? You can’t think of anything positive? That one …

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My Story Of How I Overcame Depression

I remember it clearly sometimes. The emptiness, numbness and feeling as though life was an endless cycle of sleepless nights. I remember not being able …

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Miles of Milestones in 2017

Miles of Milestones in 2017 December 31, 2017 |Kellie Forbes The Glow team would like to take a moment to sincerely share our gratitude with …

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What Is Confidence

One of our aims here at GLOW is to build up women and young girl’s confidence. Everyone is unique in what makes them feel confident …

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Why We Love Volunteering

 We have all probably been asked to volunteer at some point in our life. It is common to think we are only doing a service …

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3 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health This Summer

1. Stay Connected One of the biggest downfalls of summer time is not seeing everyone as you normally would because people are away on holiday. …

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Meet The Dreamer Behind GLOW

Chara Clarke is the Founder and Project Coordinator of GLOW.

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