Monthly Archives: February 2019

Altazar’s life transformed the moment he decided he could no longer fit himself into the boxes of our ‘cultural matrix’

Pretty much anyone who has #Emerged Proud to date could probably relate to Altazar’s words of wisdom here; “Who I was being had no relevance to my true self. My identity was in meltdown. And I knew this crisis had … Continue reading

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Thank You Body Festival; celebrate YOU and the launch of our second Kinda Proud pocket book of Hope

GET YOUR TICKET HERE In celebration of the launch of the second book in the KindaProud series; #EmergingProud through disordered eating, poor body image and low self-esteem Pocket Book of Hope, SoulShine will be hosting a community gathering to celebrate … Continue reading

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Bev is Kinda Proud of her journey from burnout to a burning desire to help others know that it’s ‘okay to not be okay’

After spending years as a ‘successful’ business woman, hardly ever allowing herself to take time off, it took all of Bev’s strength from deep within to reach out for help at a time when she felt all was lost. Bev … Continue reading

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Laura has the courage to say; we cannot pray away trauma, healing has to be holistic.

Emotional distress is not always toxic, sometimes emotional neglect is due to inter- generational pain that is unhealed and waiting for a ‘sensitive’ in the family to be brave enough to speak out, face the trauma and heal the family … Continue reading

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Creating Recovery Communities; let’s stop talking about it and act on doing it

Creating Recovery Communities Karen Taylor Ron Coleman and I for many years now have been working to establish recovery houses, places where people who are ready and choose to recover can come for healing. Our latest house was near Perth … Continue reading

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Christina from Sydney, Australia, transforms her pain into her purpose via a journey to self- heal

Christina’s story, as unique to her as there are individuals on the planet, is so resonant of the collective voices who #Emerge Proud. Discovering profound meaning in our pain; light in the darkness – this is something that echoes throughout the … Continue reading

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From a flat in Tower Hamlets, to the House of Lords; Aneeta Prem is KindaProud of her achievements to date, but plans to keep going until #FGM is eradicated

It feels significant to share Aneeta’s inspirational story today; the day that a woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter has become the first person in the UK to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM). Aneeta knows only too well … Continue reading

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