If you’re a quiet achiever or introvert, you’re in the right place. This Woman Can is a safe, supportive online environment where women can own and share their story, while connecting with like-minded people. If you’ve lived the majority of your life being comfortable ‘behind the scenes,’ our mission is to encourage you to share your experience with the goal to help others, all while empowering yourself.
When we combine collaboration, leadership, passion, vulnerability and courage, we’re capable of anything. Real progress is not inevitable, we have to use our voices and stories to fight for it. Quality storytelling can change the world. Let’s go!
There are times in everyone’s life when enough is enough. When you’re so exhausted of doing the same dance each day that you have a ‘moment’. You wind up making a snap decision that if we were talking about a movie, would be accompanied by those painful violin noises...read more
Push the door open. Quickly greet the people at the front desk. Scan the room for a seat away from everyone else in the crowded room. Sit down. Wait. And then it hits: that familiar overwhelming feeling of sadness that doesn’t belong to me. A sadness I have no...read more
Shame. It’s one of the most toxic emotions and if you give it an inch, it will control your life. Shame is far more clever and wittier than our brains give it credit for and it latches onto the people it knows it can wreak the most havoc on. I’ve carried the weight...read more
As I type this, I’ve just returned to Australia from a break overseas where I enjoyed paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking and all of the usual things holidays bring… and now it seems I am paying for it both physically and mentally. When you have a chronic condition,...read more
Twelve years ago, I was a clinically depressed, overthinking, over-drinking, cigarette smoking woman with a career on the fast-track to nowhere. Today, I am a non-smoking, sometimes drinking, healthy, happy being working in a challenging, well paid management...read more
Your story counts: Rachel Egan (UK) shares her personal experience in addressing the World Eating Disorders Action Day theme “Eating Disorders: We Can’t Afford to Wait”. We know that speedy access to eating disorder treatment offers the best chance of a full and...read more