Mark Simmonds

“Experiencing anxiety doesn’t have to be a barrier to achieving your ambitions” Mark Simmonds Mark Simmonds is married to Mel, and they have three grown-up children – Will, Emily and Jack. For the majority of his career, Mark has operated in the area of management training and has been fortunate enough to have worked with […]

Sapphira

The world’s a stage, step into the spotlight! Sapphira Sapphira is a heart-centred burlesque singer/songwriter, entrepreneur, author and business coach who believes in positive thinking. The creator of World Burlesque Day, she has a global perspective on the opportunities for mental health recovery using theatrical and creative tools. Her initiative, the World Burlesque Academy App, […]

Rhys Thomas

“Impacting people’s lives in positive way was something I knew I wanted to do at the beginning of my sobriety.” Rhys Thomas Rhys Thomas is a former Wales international rugby player. When he was 29, he almost died from a heart attack during a training session with the Scarlets rugby team, which forced Rhys to […]

Melissa Doman

Melissa Doman

“Awareness is great – action is better™” Melissa Doman, MA Melissa Doman, MA, is an ​​Organisational Psychologist, Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist, & Author of Yes, You Can Talk About Mental Health at Work (Here’s Why And How To Do It Really Well). With over a decade of combined experience in the fields of both […]

Joy Langley

“Stuff happens in life, but you can turn your stress into your strength.” Joy Langley Joy Langley graduated with a degree in chemistry and business in the 80s and then became a qualified secretary and personal assistant for 10 years for an IT company, fashion company, and music company (but it was depressing!). Joy found […]

Jonny Wilkinson

“When you’re obsessive, like me, searching for something unattainable can become unhealthy… it’s like falling through the air and grabbing at the clouds.” Jonny Wilkinson, Sporting Legend Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) rose to prominence during the 2003 Rugby World Cup and is widely acknowledged as one of the best rugby union players […]

Fiona Thomas

“Life is about learning when to hold on and when to let go.“ Fiona Thomas Fiona’s squiggly career path from music student to catering manager to freelance writer and published author – is proof that it’s OK to make mistakes, change your mind and grow into your identity at a pace that defies societal pressures. […]