Things don’t always quite work out as planned. Can you believe that? Don’t know about wool over your eyes, I must have had a whole sheep.
The biggest part of (my) life is figuring that out and being ok with it. Despite (or in spite of having EDS) I am a pretty energetic soul. I spend this time volunteering and donating my experience and expertise to charities and social enterprises. Sharing the wealth is something I have always believed in – particularly as I was raised on a council estate by my single dad. As such, my grandparents wrapped a lot of love and time around us – they injected a huge dose of love into our community via running the Scout Group, (WORD) workshops and craft classes and acting as an extended family to many. Last year a road was named after my Grandad in our village. I’m pretty proud of that. Read more
During remission, it is important to take time for yourself to allow for healing, both physically and mentally, with spas being an ideal place to do so. However, statistics suggest that as many as 97% of spas turn those with a history of cancer away. This is shocking considering that one in two of us will get cancer at some point during our lifetime.
This being said, there are some fantastic remission retreats around the world. These are designed to support guests, providing a space where they can begin their journey of healing and recovery. Read more
My name is Emma Rayner. I am a wife and a mother to two beautiful boys aged eight and four. I help run the Lucy Rayner Foundation- a charity particularly close to my heart. We raise awareness and provide support for young adults with mental health challenges. The charity offers services including; free counselling, support groups and monthly informal coffee mornings. No one should ever feel like they’re alone, so we do everything we can to make a difference in young individuals’ lives. Read more