Weekly Words 24th April

I’ve been thinking this week about the easing of lockdown, and how things are opening up here in the UK. Many, I am aware, are a bit anxious about this prospect. I personally have been noticing my anxiety levels rise this week for a multitude of reasons. So today’s newsletter includes a few [...]

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Weekly Words 17th April

This week’s newsletter contains a few musings on gift-giving. And my quote of the past 7 days from a friend: ‘One step at a time, one heart at a time.’ Flic has a little anecdote about a recent gift exchange with a friend. The other day, I met a friend for a walk [...]

By |2021-04-30T20:40:22+00:00April 17th, 2021|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 10th April

This week we have a contribution from the lovely Issy, who so kindly has reflected on her experiences doing the Duke of Edinburgh’s ‘D of E’ scheme, which has enriched the lives of countless young people since Prince Philip set it up in 1956. I had a strange complex when I was younger [...]

By |2021-04-30T20:30:49+00:00April 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 3rd April

The work I do on the Bow-Wowza side of things and children’s TV production has taught me just how important relationships are, not just for children, but for everyone. They don’t have to be familial relationships - friendships are just as beneficial, and the simple fact of positive social connections, even with people [...]

By |2021-04-03T15:58:21+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 27th March

It’s been a very busy week here at Happynesshub HQ - although I feel like I’ve been saying that almost every week since Christmas! However, as many of you will know the culture at Sixth Sense, the Happynesshub and Bow-Wowza is so important to me, on an equal footing with the work we [...]

Weekly Words 20th March

The theme of this year’s International Day of Happiness is ‘Keep Calm, Stay Wise, Be Kind.’ What a wonderful slogan! So, to mark this momentous occasion, we’ve decided to break down a few of our favourite Happynesshub tools that fit in with these three key messages. We’ve taken the explanations of the 3 [...]

By |2021-04-03T13:13:27+00:00March 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 13th March

These past days I’ve been spending a fair bit of time prepping for my upcoming talks - as the International Day of Happiness next weekend fast approaches. However, it’s been really lovely to refresh my mind on some of my favourite Happynesshub research, so I thought I’d bring some of my reflections into [...]

By |2021-04-03T13:06:34+00:00March 13th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2021-03-11T22:05:56+00:00March 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 27th February

This third lockdown has perhaps felt the hardest of them all for many. But I think this moment, on the precipice of spring and on the road out of lockdown, is a great one to reflect on the good things that have sprung from lockdown. So, I asked the team at Happynesshub HQ to [...]

By |2021-03-11T21:27:01+00:00February 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 20th February

This week, Tim D drew my attention to a little gem that featured on the evening news. A recent study conducted by Travelodge has indicated that the pandemic has in fact increased levels of kindness! Could you imagine nicer news? (Perhaps, maybe an end to the pandemic I hear you cry!). The areas [...]

By |2021-02-22T09:28:02+00:00February 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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