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The struggle is real

Kieran Murphy | 18th February 2022

A recent BBC News article reported a huge rise in severe mental health difficulties in children and young people in the past year, sadly this is a statistic that is very true and close to home.Over the past year we have seen an increase in the number of children and young people needing support through mentoring. Thankfully for many this has provid

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Celebrating success

Elizabeth Feltoe | 2nd February 2022

When was the last time you gave yourself a metaphorical high five? When you had a proper think about what you did well, achieved or managed to accomplish through your hard work?Interesting, isn't it, that most of us (well, speaking personally!) quite often focus on things that we could have done better, maybe didn't go to plan, or where we let a ba

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Covid Christmas

Kieran Murphy | 20th December 2020

I had planned a very different blog post, however following Saturday's announcement of Hertfordshire and much of the east and south east of England moving into a new fourth tier and the huge implications this has on the Christmas many of us planned, I thought I would share some thoughts on how we can make the best of the situation we find ourselves

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So, here it is, Merry Chr...

Elizabeth Feltoe | 29th November 2019

Too early?! Never! Despite having young children I am usually the first in my house to want to put the tree up, the lights round the front door and the mulled wine opened. I have also opened day one of my advent calendar, despite it only being the 29th November. I just couldn’t resist. Don’t tell Ben and Iris otherwise I’ll have to say yes to them

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Say cheese!!

Elizabeth Feltoe | 4th October 2019

It’s World Smile Day today, Friday 4th October. That Friday feeling usually makes me break out in a grin, I have to say. Friday is my favourite day of the week because you have all of the anticipation of the weekend ahead plus I get to have pizza on a Friday night, happy days. World Smile Day was developed by the designer of the original smiley fac

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July Wellbeing Challenge 2018

Sasha Austin-Seade | 1st July 2018

July is here!!!! This month's challenge is to keep a gratitude journal. For the next 31 days write down between 3 - 5 things you are grateful for. We had a go of this back in 2016 just for a week. If you want to have a read of how it went for Donna have a click here. Or have a look at this article for some more tips. If you're not up for writing

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Embracing gratitude

Donna Wade | 13th December 2016

The Phase team recently did a gratitude challenge in the office which then inspired us to deliver an assembly to young people about how embracing this attitude can improve your wellbeing and happiness levels. It has convinced us and so hopefully we can convince you of its benefits too! For a week we ended each day by listing on a chart 3 things th

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