Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker is the founder and chief executive of Funny Women. She is also a performance coach, facilitator and speaker and writes for leading newspapers, magazines and trade journals including Huffington Post and The Guardian.  Visit www.lynneparker.co.uk to find out more.

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From the Funny Women Team

Curb your anxiety and enjoy reality

As Covid restrictions relax next week I expect our anxiety levels to rise. I’m not that happy about relying on the common sense of other people so I will still be exercising a certain level of caution in crowded places and on public transport.

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Will ‘Cinders’ go to the ball?

What do you want to be when you ‘grow up’? Apart from a Disney princess, I have always wanted to be a BBC continuity announcer, a casting director and a columnist on a national newspaper or magazine.

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My Happy Place

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week so my focus is on finding the joy in life. I’m giving thanks to all the people who’ve supported me over the last difficult year and celebrating the achievements and new relationships that have come out of one of the most challenging times of my life so far.

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A year of living COVIDly

If anybody had told me a year ago what we would achieve against all the terrifying odds of COVID, successive lockdowns, dark venues and long periods of isolation for many of us, I would never have believed where we would be now.

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