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The Best of 2020

  Wow, what a year! It has been quite challenging mentally, spiritually and emotionally at times, but I am glad to say I’ve made it through! I’m sure we can all find plenty of negative things to talk about. Instead, I want to focus on the positive and the best of 2020.   This year […]

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CELEBRATE YOUR WINS

  The journey to reclaiming your life in the aftermath of childhood sexual abuse can be difficult. It can be for different reasons. Because of its unpredictability, sometimes it felt like I took one step forward and two steps back. Maybe you can relate. Do you recognise those days when you turned a corner on […]

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MY BOOK IS 10 YEARS OLD

October is a celebratory month. My autobiography Daughter Arise has turned ten years old. I cannot believe it has been a decade since I released the first edition of my book.   It feels like the time has passed so quickly. The process was a long journey. My book took nearly two years to complete […]

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A Difficult Conversation

I recently moderated a panel discussion called Secret Society: An open discussion about child sexual abuse in the black community. I created this event because over the ten years I have been supporting survivors of child sexual abuse, I have noticed amongst black survivors, common challenges that they face. As a survivor of black ethnicity, […]

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A POSITIVE STORY

I had the great honor of interviewing Davina on the Daughter Arise Youtube channel. She is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Davina shared her story with such poise and courage. It was not easy for her to do. Yet she did it because she wants to let other survivors know there is hope. I […]

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5 SELF-CARE TIPS DURING QUARANTINE

The coronavirus pandemic has affected the world in a way that has never been seen before. Shops and businesses have closed, church doors have shut and people across the world have been told to stay indoors. Consequently, this has resulted in thousands of people losing their jobs overnight, therefore leaving many families struggling. The uncertainty […]

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Women Appreciating Women

I had the great privilege of attending the Women Appreciating Women awards. The event is a celebration of women that are positively contributing to society. I was nominated by a lovely lady for the work I have been doing over the last decade, empowering survivors of childhood sexual abuse. I have never won an award […]

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Healing in what you Love

My love of writing helped me heal from childhood sexual abuse. It has had a positive and beneficial influence on my life. It gave me a voice when I didn’t think I had the right to have one. Helped me articulate my feelings, and the courage to openly talk about difficult topics. When I faced […]

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Learning From Experience

There is nothing more powerful than learning from experience. Not only does it provide a unique insight into a particular issue or problem. It can equip people to better support those who are facing similar issues. I developed a bespoke workshop that I delivered and facilitated to social work practitioners and professionals. The ‘supporting young […]

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DENIAL

In this monthly blog post, CSA Advocate Niki Fayase shares her thoughts on denial and its devastating effects in regards to the difficult and complex issue of childhood sexual abuse. Denial is a subject that does not seem to be openly addressed in CSA. (Child Sexual Abuse). Yet the impact and fall out of denial […]

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