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Behavioural Scientist▪️Journalist▪️CEO @50PercentProj▪️2xTEDx, 3xMum, 0 work/life balance▪️SWAY @bloomsburybooks (2020): 'a must-read for all'- Stylist Magazine

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@RebeccaRideal @gladlib Thank you. I’ve heard good things about it but it’s always been fully booked! @kateo_sullivan So kind of you xx @RebeccaRideal @gladlib I’ve been meaning to book one for so long! Hope you enjoy it. @KathleenJamie This sounds beautiful. My husband is Scottish and I’ve grown to love the Scottish landscape. @HPersaud @BloomsburyBooks @sigmascience @JimSpim @alicevgraham Thank you so much Hannah. And yours! Lovely speaking with you earlier @Nafisa_Bakkar yes it was always a family thing with my parents and my husband was so surprised when he first heard… https://t.co/LFJBlYxwxh @XerxestheMagian I personally don’t think we should have gendered forms of these words. What is wrong with just usi… https://t.co/cliFz3cT5M @cindygallop @danigranatta @tonywest @monteiro @awalkerinLA @Curbed This is a really good one about mansplaining. A… https://t.co/xgsgcgCBU6Have just had an amazing new idea for a book and now it is stuck in my head like a leech. It is just the most exh… https://t.co/ACzH9hZ8rJI’ve thought this so many times. In fact just an hour ago on the phone to my bank. I have always been very surprise… https://t.co/SdWv7O9a8LWe are delighted to bring you the next in our writer-to-writer series... 'Ten Rounds: Boxing and Writing' by… https://t.co/VhXVdAsFvY
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSAWe are still grappling to have a criminal typology that acknowledges sexual violence as such. In Spain 5 men were… https://t.co/ub4mSqDHo1Libraries aren’t just home for books: https://t.co/xtrSX3jCRKhttps://t.co/1KZbPYST25https://t.co/OSb6eLObXUHere are a few things I have previously said in support of libraries https://t.co/J9jOF0Mh4v @KishWidyaratna Yes I’ve written about this before about how libraries were my lifeline growing up in a small town… https://t.co/xkkfa6STzl @MeghaMaj @AAKnopf Beautiful cover. I just found out about a galley proof 3 weeks ago too! 😊Trying to write and edit with her on my knee. ‘Mummy, I will find words for you’ [she means letters] ‘Look there… https://t.co/48MZxhU7xLWriting is finally about one thing: going into a room alone and doing it. Putting words on paper that have never be… https://t.co/8sC7A6FlbbAll the chills. And kindness of strangers. https://t.co/cP1JuncmbZLibraries were my lifeline growing up. When I moved to the UK, as a single parent, libraries helped nurture the sa… https://t.co/7qWfmRj81b @jounwin That is an appalling way to take rejection. So sorry about this.An amazing initiative from @anitasethi A sense of belonging is so crucial for our well-being. My whole research s… https://t.co/tmbkYWcdq3 @FiGlenCardioVet Ah thank you! They absolutely are. 😊These are shocking stats. Vote sensibly in next week’s elections. https://t.co/Rs2Oj2ZkrnIn my critical judgment, we have the best book critics in the world and they all have far better judgment than I do… https://t.co/p1HFNOMEy4
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSAThe way tools and software are designed incorporate the biases of the design team. This can then perpetuate and rei… https://t.co/P3AWECU3h0
12/6
2019
I've had quite a few DMs asking how they should vote in support of the NHS, so I thought I'd also put it up here. I… https://t.co/ax0YUlbVSp
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @Nicola_Slawson @TimSmedley @rhbBSE Who said that I don’t already have one! @rhbBSE Nothing wrong in dressing like a toddler at all no matter your age. 😊 I’ve always dressed my children like this. Quite preppy. @SharLovegrove @pjmendez_ This sounds so good. @samatlounge 😊😊 @libertygal72 Oh dear. Sounds so familiar! 😊 @GlitteryAllsort Thanks! 😊 @MissLizBerry Thank you for this. It is beautiful. And sums it all up so well.3 yr old wanted noodles for dinner. And now she’s having a melt-down because we don’t have chopsticks. ‘No one… https://t.co/fdaDD3Garx @RachaelCampey This is so beautiful. Very well done to you both. I had my first at 19 and thought I was young. She… https://t.co/hzF6LkxLXT @jessica_froberg Finished a book! #sway https://t.co/SFUNhsMysM @junesarpong @BBC Sounds great. Looking forward to hearing more.Enter your postcode in here to find out how the NHS in your area is set to be affected by Conservative policy. By… https://t.co/tS0KshVlNg
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @BookwormVaught @LauraPAuthor Aw that’s sweet. Just that is quite nice to hear 😊 @LauraPAuthor Aw that’s lovely. I wish someone would send me cinnamon buns. Hope you feel better soon @mollyflatt @Lowe_EE The worst 😥 @Olivia_Bays1 It is such a vulnerable time for a new mother to assert herself. It really shouldn’t be upto her to a… https://t.co/T0JulQ4VdbInteresting article especially in the light of the recent ‘mominfluencer-gate’ here in the UK. Even as we move in t… https://t.co/x84HI0Mmby @Olivia_Bays1 That sounds awful. My children were not born in the UK so I don’t have an experience of maternity war… https://t.co/KkBRW2x2BtThe Republic of Motherhood. I feel seen and heard. @MissLizBerry https://t.co/0THajGdNB3 @SaintAllard I think it is whatever makes you feel happy in your own skin. We should have the choice rather than be… https://t.co/AHyqnu2413 @hansmollman There are so many days like this when the wave of despair hits thinking that maybe I am just not good… https://t.co/Am8meU0SzZThis piece tells the story of Clive Dalrymple, a talented artist who died in Manchester this August. It also looks… https://t.co/oFNmYIb8G4
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @orbyn @HuffPostUK I don’t think breastfeeding until 2 or even 3 is that unusual in certain cultures. I really thin… https://t.co/95aU7K0zSZ @Olivia_Bays1 It is on the rise in the north-west too with many more people sleeping rough. It is really bad (and v… https://t.co/6x8tIq6QCs @GlitteryAllsort Well some do in their 20s and 30s too. I had my first grey hair while doing my PhD in mid-20s. @RoseStokes Oh no! 🤔🔥 @RoseStokes Yes. I always used to. Sweating through the night. Had v early menopause so could have been related to that maybe. @Terri_White Fantastic piece. Really important to talk about this. Thanks! I write about the motherhood penalty and… https://t.co/dlsy6PvD4hNeed more of this! I remember posting about it last year when my first grey hair started to appear (stress of twin… https://t.co/SvX0bel43g @SavlaFaire Thank you. X"The verb socialize means 'to make suitable for society.' But what does it mean to encourage a child to become suit… https://t.co/xqiLghfRiv
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSANeurosexism. By reinforcing gender differences in brain, the broader differences in sexes are also reinforced as… https://t.co/XLw8W06uos @damienvenditti @BloomsburyBooks @sigmascience @JimSpim @alicevgraham Thank you Damien. I know I am posting a lot a… https://t.co/F0WjFub1tI @nancyarts @nakedvix Very good point. Was just going to say this, as we had a little chat about why they were 'wise… https://t.co/xVce3chrfJAs I apply for writing residencies, I'm continually struck by how what they offer - peace and quiet, meals cooked f… https://t.co/AhmPolAYK3
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @nancyarts @nakedvix 🙂I would say so, but I am of course biased! @nancyarts Oh yes absolutely. At my twins’ nursery they were given a choice of what they wanted to be. One of mine… https://t.co/1FWaQftzJs @jenny_stevens @Terri_White This is fantastic! @Lowe_EE @mollyflatt It's a terrible time of the year. Nights are painful for everyone. Hope they feel better soon, and you get a break.Also included in the line-up for one of the most anticipated non-fiction books of 2020 @StylistMagazine https://t.co/tWAvKSytfV‘A must-read for all’ says the Stylist Magazine naming it as one of books on #feminism and #race to look forward to… https://t.co/Tln034ILzRA blow to reproductive rights. Pitlyk has spent much of her career attacking rights of couples who seek to have chi… https://t.co/7hBFKjxQNb @samatlounge Hahaha. Can’t stop laughing already!Excited to finally reveal the cover of SWAY. As partisan political ideologies take centre stage & we struggle to m… https://t.co/SRWW25r1d1 @poornabell A very happy birthday Poorna. What a wonderful year!
12/5
2019
@ZebaTalk @kileyreid @FrancineElena Thank you!** OUR CHRISTMAS AD IS HERE ** This year, give #BooksThatMatter We believe representation is essential. Watch the… https://t.co/zgC7Xe9Jxw
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @Nafisa_Bakkar Oh yes. Absolutely!! @mollyflatt In it together! #nomotherleftbehind 😊 @juleslhoward Thanks so much Jules!#didyouknow that Margaret Atwood's first published novel The Edible Woman (1969) was published 4 years after it was… https://t.co/3W8UfootyS
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @elizabethmoya Thank you so much! @mollyflatt I’m itching to write. I have a proof deadline. It’s not easy to get into the zone. But my 3 yr old twin… https://t.co/sw4FqL25ZU @SharLovegrove @BernardineEvari Absolutely. No excuses. This shouldn’t have to be said. And it’s a huge disappointm… https://t.co/DAWqTNcu5g @monisha_rajesh @fjrrl @NatGeoTravel That is fantastic Monisha!! Changing the face of travel writing. Btw sent you… https://t.co/gRAhswCIANWriting an article. Would appreciate your responses. No one named without prior consent. Authors: how did you choo… https://t.co/NP1q5bSu0k @samatlounge Yes absolutely. I agree. But how will our society work without awards?! @monisha_rajesh @gilescoren ??So @BBC named the white writer as winner and relegated @BernardineEvari - the very first Black woman to win the… https://t.co/0MtnAuasom
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @annaoliver16 @kileyreid @FrancineElena Thank you @samatlounge It’s some sort of collage masterpiece. She keeps cutting things and gluing things on to it. I am just… https://t.co/DygHVFSMui @Sathnam That was a terrible process although to be fair to them they kept mine for almost 5 years and called me a… https://t.co/nRadzjSdQJIt means a lot to me to have this acknowledgement because writing this was tough. With chronic illness & toddlers,… https://t.co/rVS2gLRgzI @juliasreading Oh gosh Julia glad to hear that he is doing well. Take careHave just sent this to my husband. My daily email to him with ‘things he should read to improve himself’ https://t.co/19Eyny9eOr @Micha_Frazer UCL isn’t the best at caring for its staff. Much like any elite University they are caught up in the… https://t.co/a8hPS6mB15 @damienvenditti 🙏🏽🙏🏽 @damienvenditti I am such a huge fan of your work Damien!Why count down to Christmas when you could be counting down to 2020 publication dates?! Spot #SuchAFunAge by… https://t.co/H1RQ3hMb0i
Retweeted by Dr Pragya Agarwal FRSA @Heckitty @cwightwick Congrats! Yay!
12/4
2019

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