#111 What men should ask woman every day with Vix Anderton

Vix Anderton is the founder of The Practical Balance, a platform to promote the wellbeing and mental health of founders, freelancers and other multi-potentialites. 

She also helps organisations build more diverse and inclusive cultures and is an advocate for social and policy change.

Vix started her career in the Royal Air Force, serving for nearly ten years as an intelligence officer, where she gained an inside understanding of gender and diversity in the military and conflict-affected states. 

Since leaving, she’s worked with a variety of organisations in operational management and women's rights; and as you’ll hear in our interview, Vix also spent five months volunteering with VSO in Bangladesh where she learned and grew a ton.

As an independent inclusive leadership and gender specialist with expertise in women, peace and security Vix now works with the UK Government and other organisations on gender mainstreaming. 


This year, Vix ran 1000 miles and is now raising £1,000 to support two amazing charities she’s involved with.

One of which is Crisis UK, where she is volunteering her time this Christmas.

You can do something great this festive season and help Crisis UK end homelessness this Christmas.


Just £28.18 could help someone take their first steps out of homelessness for good.

Every £28.18 you donate provides all this:

*A warm welcome and good company 
*Three nutritious, hot meals daily, including a delicious Christmas dinner (every day for all 6 days Crisis is running)
*A bed for the night, if needed (for all 6 days Crisis is running)
*A chance to shower, freshen up and get clean clothes 
*A health check and treatment from a doctor, optician and dentist 
*Expert help with mental health and addiction problems
*Advice on housing, employment and benefits 
*A way out of homelessness for good through Crisis’ year-round training, education and support.

And it just so happens that 28miles was a good week of running


Vix’s website: https://www.vixanderton.com/

Instagram: @another30something

Twitter: @vix_anderton

The Practical Balance: www.thepracticalbalance.com

Zinc: https://www.zinc.vc/about/

Royal Air Force: https://www.raf.mod.uk/

“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey: http://amzn.eu/d/arnkbbv

Behaviour Change Wheel: http://www.behaviourchangewheel.com/

“Follow This” by BuzzFeed on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80217889

Trump Weaponizes Victimhood to Defend Kavanaugh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LZ3P1sv9jE

The female price of male pleasure: https://theweek.com/articles/749978/female-price-male-pleasure


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