We celebrate women from all over the world

Those who succeed and those who overcome, those who lead and those who think, those who win and those who learn. We share our stories so that we don’t feel alone. We laugh, learn, try and cry together.

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How to support a friend who is struggling: By Jenny

Often when a friend tells us that they are feeling a bit down, or have recently been diagnosed with a mental health issue, it’s difficult to know what to say or do. It’s an automatic reaction
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A letter to the first guy to break my heart: My Dad

Family stuff happens, and sometimes it hurts. This young lady wrote this letter that she will never send to her Dad, but wanted to get how she felt off her chest. Writing stuff down is a great way to
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Dealing with Trolls: By Nicole

Everyone has different views and opinions on the way the world works. This is something you basically learn in school. But when it comes to the online world, somehow, some people feel that they
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Being a young woman in Ireland can be really tough….

Here at Shona.ie, we celebrate women from all over the world, those who succeed and those who overcome, those who lead and those who think, those who win and those who learn. We share our stories so that we don’t feel alone. We laugh, learn, try and cry together.

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We have a team of accomplished workshop providers who can visit your school, club or event and work with groups (girls, boys and mixed) on a number of topics. Our core workshop deals with bullying, and how we relate to each other. We talk about kindness, resilience and goal setting and ask students “how do you want to be remembered?”

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Who Is Shona?

Shona is my big sister. No matter how hard I tried to catch up as a child , Shona always remained a solid 18 months older than me. In spite of this we bonded over a shared love of Ambrosia creamed rice, fancy pages and erasers that smelt like strawberries.

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Inspiration

Here are some clips we found that inspire us and celebrate amazing women doing amazing things. Enjoy…

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I have a beautiful soul, a brilliant mind, and an open heart.

I acknowledge that I am an ever-growing and always-learning work in progress.

I own my flaws, but I will succeed in spite of, and maybe because of, my weaknesses. They do not define me.

I promise to lift up other girls, to have their backs, to appreciate & celebrate our differences and to encourage them to always be themselves.

I will always be myself.

I promise to be kind, not just to others, but also to myself.

I will use my voice in a positive way and be a positive influence in this world.

I am enough.

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