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Love Languages

Hannah Dengate | 20th May 2020

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the theme this year is Kindness. Evidence has shown that helping others can have a positive effect on our own mental health and wellbeing.' One way in which we can show kindness and help others around us is by being aware of each other's love languages. I first came across the concept of love languages

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Mental Health Awareness Week (18th - 24th May)

Hannah Dengate | 17th May 2020

This coming week is Mental Health Awareness Week, with the theme for this year being Kindness. We are at a time in life where looking after our mental health and wellbeing has never been so important. Our normal routines, and ways of life have changed, and we have had to adapt. Many of us are away from the friends and family that we love. However,

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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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It's a process, not an event - remembering Mary

Helen Bainbridge | 14th May 2018

Hitchin Girls School was filled with kindness on Wednesday as students remembered their friend, Mary, who sadly died two years ago. Through the sadness, her friends gathered to spread positivity and selflessness as they recalled the wonderful person she was. Around the school, interspersed with purple ribbons, were Post-It notes of encouragement.

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Kindness .. food for thought

Sasha Austin-Seade | 2nd February 2018

The dictionary defines kindness as the quality of being gentle, caring, and helpful. Or it is an act that is a spontaneous gesture of goodwill towards someone or something I've been thinking a lot about kindness over the last few weeks simply because I've set myself a task of being kinder this year. But I've been wondering what it's all about. Is

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February Wellbeing Challenge 2018

Sasha Austin-Seade | 1st February 2018

Hello and welcome to February. Our focus and wellbeing challenge this month is all about kindness. Let’s stop for a moment and think about what kindness actually is. Kindness is defined as the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Sometimes kindness can be difficult, it may even involve saying no and it often involves a sacrifice

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