Delighted to be shining a spotlight on Laura Riley. It all started in 2013. A mother of a small child not only wanted a better life for herself and her child, but she also wanted others who had experienced the same as her to have a better life too. Whilst rebuilding her own life… Continue reading Spotlight on…Laura Riley Ceo & Founder of Mums In Need.
If you have been affected by Domestic Abuse you know how isolating it feels. With the current situation of Covid-19 self distancing and isolation we can feel further isolated. Every Friday at 3pm I am hosting via zoom (virtual) Afternoon tea at the Sofa ( a women only space-for women affected by domestic abuse) For… Continue reading (Virtual) Afternoon Tea at the Sofa..hosted by Stella Eden.
Delighted to be featuring Spotlight on... Poet, The three Graces The three graces...Courage with compassion A few years ago I first met poet The three graces and I knew instantly we would become great friends. Entering one of historic buildings in London I touched the wall. I have always done this, I guess I do… Continue reading Spotlight on…Poet,The Three Graces.
So I thought. Immediately after I had escaped the constant stream of text messages and voicemails reminding me it was all my fault. All I wanted was to move on with my life. It was clear Damian did not want me to have a life and he wasn't prepared to lose his power and control.… Continue reading It’s all over
Unhappy and exhausted- I'd hardly slept in 5 years this was one of many punishments for my many failings It could be not asking for permission to turn a light on, speaking too quietly, breathing too loud, failing to complete one of 60 errands to be done in a week. The more I tried- the… Continue reading 5 Steps
Driving the car on my own was the only time I would get to listen to the radio, hear the music that I loved and the familiar voice of the radio presenter discussing a wide range of different topic's during their slot on the radio. On this day I got delayed which resulted in not… Continue reading I heard it on the radio
After 18 years I slumped to the floor in an exhausted heap. Thinking what has my life become, constantly adapting to the growing demands of a volcano that would erupt several times a day if they were not met or to their liking. Who would remind me constantly throughout the day of my many failings… Continue reading The missing jigsaw piece
One hand over their mouth, eyes closed tightly whilst their other hand waves frantically signalling to stop this conversation dead in it's tracks before it goes any further. The fear of acknowledging this could be happening in an area where the live. This is one of many responses I have had and what caused this?… Continue reading Was it something I said?
Hey I am Stella. Welcome to my blog-Stella's Open Road Trip. It is about my own personal journey of self-discovery and how I transformed my life completely around- after 18 years of emotional, psychological, physical and economic abuse. The devastation of this had greatly impacted on my physical and mental health- I could barely speak,… Continue reading Spotlight on Stella