Weekly Words 6th March

In 2019, I wrote a blog on ‘Time Is…’, reflecting on, well, what time is; in my case, often scarce! I read back on the words I wrote, musing over my long to-do list and the feeling of constantly playing catch up, and realise, with neither great amusement nor great dismay, that the [...]

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Weekly Words 6th February

As I’m sure you’ll know - since I’ve been talking about it for weeks! - the team has been working towards the Now and Beyond Festival on Inside Out Day, part of Children’s Mental Health Week 2021. Well, this last Wednesday was February 3rd - the day itself! And what a day it [...]

Weekly Words 30th January

How are you feeling as we turn out of January and into the next month? I can’t say I’ll be too sad to see the back of January – it’s been quite a difficult month in many ways, and while I’m sure there are challenging times anew to come, there are lots of [...]

Weekly Words 23rd January

It’s the weekend - hurrah! And you know what that means - yes, it’s your Weekly Words. How have your weeks been? We’ve been enjoying some winter sunshine here in Northwood, and I’ve made the most of it with a couple of lovely mindful walks with Archie Archibald. The weather can switch from [...]

Offline Paradise

It was late, dark and I was standing on the street saying goodbye to my friend, Gez, feeling as if another ‘problem’ came my way I may well super-implode. With only days until my holiday I had that feeling so many of us have, that I simply couldn’t fit everything in [...]

By |2021-02-06T17:21:02+00:00August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kids and Comedic Canines

Yesterday children’s mental health was again in the news. We hear of primary school teachers speaking out about the lack of support for young children when it comes to their mental health - and child mental health support referrals being up almost 50% in the past 3 years for children under [...]

By |2021-02-06T17:21:36+00:00July 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Mindful Mobiles

‘I don’t know how mums survived pre-smartphones’, said the wonderful Ruth as she rocked her 3-month old beautiful boy, Will Wyatt, to sleep to the sounds of white noise from a mobile phone app. It was our first meet up since the fabulous Ruth had left our team on maternity, and [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:33:23+00:00June 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Daily Distractions

I am having lunch with a friend and I am running late. I’ve written multiple emails on my phone on the tube in, used it to navigate myself to the coffee bar, sent a last-minute text from the loo before I go to the table - and as I sit down, [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:34:37+00:00April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

An Accidental Digital Detox

“Technology is cool, but you’ve got to use it  as appose to letting it use you” - Prince 8:30 Sunday morning, I was up and raring to go with a meticulously planned afternoon stretched out ahead of me. As my internship here at the Happynesshub draws to a close *audibly sobs*, my plan [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:42:11+00:00September 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Positivity Writing

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” Anaïs Nin Studying Journalism at University I’ve found writing to be both a burden and a blessing. Endless essays and reams of references can take a toll on your soul, however for the most part I’ve found writing out [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:49:43+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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