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October Wellbeing Challenge 2018

Sasha Austin-Seade | 1st October 2018

October is here and that means a new challenge! This month’s challenge is a social media detox 😱 Wait don’t close the page. I know, I know this is going to be a real challenge for some of you. It will definitely be a challenge for me. Why even do a social media detox I hear you ask? Sometimes we do things instinctively and we don’t take the time

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Shine A Light On... Self Worth

Grace Read | 24th September 2018

Self worth is ‘the degree to which a person…zzzzzzzzzz’….. Oh, sorry. I nodded off. Self worth definitions are so BORING aren’t they?! Self worth is exactly what it says it is. There’s not much point in explaining it further! But, erm, I have a blog post to write…so I should probably say more… Self worth is a slippery little thing. It isn’t concre

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Shelf Help

Kieran Murphy | 20th December 2016

On Friday 2nd December Hitchin saw the launch of an exciting new pilot project called ‘Shelf Help.’ This is a reading scheme that is being adopted by The Priory School and Phase and is gradually being used by schools and libraries around the country. Shelf help is a list of 35 books which cover a range of topics including anxiety, body image, self

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Volunteering is good for you

Kieran Murphy | 13th June 2016

There was a great article on the BBC News website this morning about the positive impact of volunteering for individuals and for organisations. You can read the article here. Do you have some time and some skills that you could offer to Phase? Could you organise and run a fundraising event - cake sale, sponsored run or something else? To find out

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Creative space

Bethany Murray | 9th February 2016

Creativity noun | cre·a·tiv·i·ty | The state or quality of being creative. The ability to transcend traditional ideas and to create meaningful new ideas. Many people avoid activities labelled as "creative" using excuses such as "I never liked art" and "I cant draw". Being creative can be a daunting prospect to many pe

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£4 for young people for change pt4

Kieran Murphy | 30th November 2015

Throughout November, we have been running a funding campaign encouraging people to give £4 for young people, for change in their lives. Here is the final instalment of our campaign. Week 4: Over the past few weeks we have heard more about the issue of self-harm, we have heard how it impacts hundreds of young people here in Hitchin and we have heard

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£4 for young people for change pt 3

Kieran Murphy | 26th November 2015

This November Phase is running a campaign across many of the church's encouraging people to sign up to support our work with young people struggling with self-harm. Week 3: Over the past two weeks we have heard about the issue of self-harm and how it is affecting over 800 young people here in Hitchin, we have heard about what Phase want to deliver

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£4 for young people for change pt2

Kieran Murphy | 26th November 2015

This November Phase is running a campaign across many of the church's encouraging people to sign up to support our work with young people struggling with self-harm. Here is part 2: So who is Phase? Phase exists to support the development of wellbeing in young people. Phase aim to enable young people to develop resilience, the ability to cope with t

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During this term we have been delivering our award winning RISE course to over 350 students. During the 4 sessions we help and encourage...

Kieran Murphy | 2nd December 2014

During this term we have been delivering our award winning RISE course to over 350 students.  During the 4 sessions we help and encourage the students to think about who they are, how they feel about themselves, who they want to be and what difference they can make in their communities. In the first session we get each student to create a mask that

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