Shocked ~ Delighted ~ Elated


Several weeks ago I received a message from an inspirational friend who suggested that I should enter the Institute of Directors 4K Perfect Pitch competition for Breathe NI.

I balked at the idea and laughed 🙅‍♀️. My first attempt at a pitch was only a few weeks earlier in front of classmates in the Yes You Can Explore It business programme I was on, and errrrr all I can say is it was a disaster but errr great learning opportunity!😬.

Not one to shy away from a challenge, and wanting to seize the chance to get Breathe NI's name out there to 500 senior influential delegates, in my madness I decided to enter 😬.

I made it as a finalist and today I took to the stage and gave a one minute pitch to 500 people along with three other class women with fabulous businesses.

I can't quite believe that I'm typing this but I won!!!!!! 👏👏👏

I will now be able to move Breathe NI forward quicker with this award, purchase essential therapy aids and training equipment, roll out an information roadshow and support a number of parents in significant need of support with trauma influenced parenting.

Thank you to everyone for believing in me and supporting Breathe NI!

Remember, we have our next workshop coming up on Wednesday 25th March 18:00 - 21:00 at SPACE in Bangor.

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Seize every opportunity folks - you never know where it may take you xo