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WOMEN WHO WRITES WINNER

Where does the time go? I can’t believe the @womanwho awards was 2 weeks ago when I was announced as the winner of the Woman Who writes category 💥This is what the judges had to say: “Ali used her turbulent personal journey to write about the power tools that helped her tackle mental health challenges. Her first book became a springboard for Ali to share her vision for everyone to have their own Wellness Toolbox. Her second book opened up multiple opportunities for Ali to reach more people and help her wider community, including @heroeshampers . Through her books, articles, blogs, and radio show, Ali shares her lived experiences of overcoming mental illness to connect with her audience and empower...

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YOUR WORKPLACE WELLNESS TESTIMONIAL

Last week I shared My Wellness Toolbox with over 80 teachers and other team members at @sfcsolihull as a guest speaker during their focus on well-being week. I was delighted to receive this testimonial today. I also know one team member fed back that reading My Wellness Toolbox has been life changing 💥 If you would like me to introduce your teams to their very own wellness toolboxes or if you would like to buy them copies of the award winning books please get in touch. #mywellnesstoolbox#yourwellnesstoolbox#workplacewellness#guestspeaker#inspire #connect#shareyourstory#youmatter#yourvoicematters #collegelife#teacherslife #proud#grateful#wellnesscoach#testimonial #toolsforlife#selfdevelopment

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TAKE A SEAT WITH ALI SWIFT - NEW PODCAST

When Take a Seat invited me to be the host of their podcast I was so excited, this is something different from the radio and podcasts I have done before. As the host, with lived experiences and recovery from multiple mental illnesses, I will be chatting to industry experts, doctors, therapists (and many more) about mental wellness, mental illness and the variety of therapies, tools and services available to support others… after one episode my eyes have already been opened wider…The first episode is with the brilliant and engaging Dr Hannah Wilson talking about all things Digital Mental Health. Hannah is a consultant clinical psychologist at Kooth and editor of the book Digital Delivery of Mental Health Therapies. It's an...

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WOMAN WHO WRITES FINALIST

Yesterday was the Woman Who Finalist interview day at Coombe Abbey Hotel. I feel very blessed to be a finalist in the Women Who Writes category and I feel lucky that my business partner Laura Moss in Inspire and Connect is also a finalist, in the Women Who Networks category... we actually got to spend a very rare full day together, connecting with each other and so many other inspiring and incredible women in the fabulous Women Who community founded by Sandra Garlick MBE. My Wellness Toolbox was very handy and also got a recharge. Nerves came up (naturally) and I was full of self-doubt within minutes of leaving the interview room (also human) yet I know that no matter the...

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WORKPLACE WELLNESS TESTIMONIAL

Thank You very much to HR Director Carolyn Cole  from Construction Testing Solutions Ltd for this great testimonial following two workplace wellness sessions I delivered during #mentalhealthawarenessweek Please contact me directly if you would like me to deliver a talk or workshop for your teams, encouraging them to be more self aware about their own self care.Using my lived experiences of mental illness and proven tools I have used in my everyday and the corporate workplace for over 24 years, I have designed a variety of workshops, for your employees, colleagues and teams, to encourage and motivate them to manage and maintain their own wellbeing in the workplace (and beyond). I will join you on away days, brown bag sessions,...

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