Tag Archives: Holly Hammond

Consciousness Raising

  Groups of women coming together face to face to share their experiences, be truly heard and take action together has always been incredibly powerful. We’re in the midst of a moment around sexual harassment and sexual violence more broadly – a time when ‘business as usual’ has cracked open with exposure, awareness and hopes […]

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Activists play their way to wellness

The Activist Wellbeing Retreat invited participating activists to reconnect with themselves through creative exploration of movement and play. The retreat ran from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 March and was convened by Plan To Thrive’s Holly Hammond and Rest & Play facilitator Stephanie Gesling, and organised by Jolene Elberth of Plan To Win. The retreat […]

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Workshop: Setting healthy goals for 2017

2:30-5:00pm Sunday 5 February Save the Children, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton (Victoria, Australia) Gather 2:30pm under the tree opposite in Lincoln Square for pre-session snacks and chats, workshop runs 3-5pm inside. There are probably many things you plan to do in 2017… but how do you plan to be? While it’s great to have […]

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PTT Research Trip Reportback – Perth

Earlier this year Plan to Thrive convenor Holly Hammond undertook a research trip in Europe. Readers in Perth are welcomed to attend a reportback on Monday 17 October. A relaxing session to share new ideas and tools for activist wellbeing. Holly Hammond (Plan to Win and Plan to Thrive) travelled to the UK and Spain […]

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Now the Election is Over…

Whoa, the Australian federal election is over. I woke up this morning feeling worried that there was something I had to do. Then I realised that it was done and whatever I do next was going to have to wait for the fog (in my brain and the country) to clear. It’s hard to feel […]

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PTT Research Trip Reportback

Stay tuned for a series of articles written and gathered during Holly Hammond’s travels in Europe. Readers in Melbourne are welcomed to attend a reportback on Thursday 19th May with other events to follow. A relaxing session to share new ideas and tools for activist wellbeing. Holly Hammond (Plan to Win and Plan to Thrive) […]

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Election Survival Tips

Australia is heading in to an epic three month long election campaign. Elections, like any high intensity campaign time, can place individual campaigners under a lot of stress and pressure. Look after yourself this election season. Here’s some reminders that might come in handy…   Connect to your motivations What motivates you to campaign on […]

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Plan to Thrive is on the road!

Holly Hammond is embarking on a research trip to explore activist health and wellbeing. Here’s what she’ll be getting up to. Watch this space for fresh articles, interviews, and details of future workshops and retreats. I believe in the power of people working together to change the world. I’ve been proudly politically active for 25 […]

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Organise Yourself Healthy

Are you embarking on 2016 with goals relating to your health and wellbeing? A lot of people are, myself included! This article is offered in support of us achieving those goals. It turns out community organisers (and other change agents) have some excellent tools at their disposal to maximise the likelihood of making healthy goals […]

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An Activist Xmas

Holly Hammond reflects on the challenges and opportunities of an activist Xmas. What does this time of year mean to you? For many people this time year involves a break from work, exchanging gifts and spending time with family. The emphasis on happy families can be really hard on people who don’t have one – […]

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