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World Mental Health Day

Elizabeth Feltoe | 9th October 2020

Tomorrow (10th October) it’s World Mental Health Day.This is the day that the World Health Organisation uses to highlight mental health issues, and this year’s theme is ‘mental health for all’.Now, perhaps more than ever, we are talking more about how we feel inside our heads. We are all aware that for some people the consequence of lockdown was in

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Random Acts of Kindness

Emily Croucher | 14th February 2020

Have you ever carried out a random act of kindness? Or been on the receiving end of one? There are some amazing stories I have heard of incredible acts of generosity. A friend recently told me of a time when he was making the huge and difficult choice to quit his job and pursue something completely different. He was unsure and doubting his decision

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Lillian's Space .. Peer Support

Sasha Austin-Seade | 15th June 2018

We have the wonderful Lillian taking over the blog again and this time she's sharing her experience as a Youth Mental Health Champion. If you missed her last post check it out here. During the last academic year, I trained to be a Youth Health Champion. This was an amazing and insightful experience where I learned a great deal about what it means

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Wellbeing challenge - Veganuary

Helen Bainbridge | 26th January 2018

How's your Veganuary going? Kieran asked me that very question earlier today. Unfortunately, I was eating a tuna sandwich at the time! I wonder whether you took part? If you did, what were your reasons for taking part? Did you learn anything from it? I am aware that initiatives like Veganuary can have the potential to be a bit divisive. We all hav

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Water Challenge

Donna Wade | 27th January 2017

This month’s wellbeing challenge is now coming to an end and the team are positively glowing after drinking so much water and getting fresh air and blood pumping around the body. As a reminder – our challenge for this month was to drink the recommended 8 glasses of water a day, and to make time for a daily walk or run. This is thought to not only

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