From the Funny Women Team

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Why We Protest

Protest. It’s one of the first things we do. That cry all newborns make when they’re born? That’s them protesting being pulled from the lovely warm womb and out into this cruel harsh world. In fairness, I’d be livid too; I hear it’s nice in there. We’re born protesting and I think it’s one of the things that makes us human. 

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Belonging

Contrary to my role as the founder of Funny Women, I have never felt that I really belong anywhere. I’m not looking for sympathy and I don’t think it’s a syndrome but I believe a lot of us feel like this and don’t have a way of confronting or exploring why or how.

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The Joys of NOT Being a Perfectionist

t’s become the millennial humblebrag alongside, “I’m a people pleaser” and “I suffer from imposter syndrome”. But being a perfectionist is a massive pain in the bum, albeit also the number one thing to say in a job interview when asked what your biggest flaw is…

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A Ghost Story

Gather around the campfire, kids – I have a blood-curdling ghost story for you. It’s called The Man With High Triglycerides and Not Enough ‘Good Cholesterol’ who Had Somewhat Successful Cardiac Surgery But Then Never Made Meaningful Changes To His Diet and Got Diabetes and Eventually Died…  

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A Keynote Speech

founder of Funny Women, I have always taken responsibility and been accountable on behalf of the Funny Women community.

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Back to School

‘Back to school on Monday!’ I used to dread hearing this proclamation the week before the big return. My friends and I would grumble about the end of our hedonistic summer nights and a return to the subjects we hated. But the truth was that I secretly enjoyed school – in fact, I was desperate to quench my deepening thirst for knowledge and to build on what I’d learned the year before…

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