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 [...]

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Weekly Words 13th February

Amidst this Bow-Wowza busy-ness and snowy sunshine, there persists the uncertainty of these strange times. And I know I’m not alone in finding myself frequently looking around and asking the question on everyone’s lips: ‘what’s going to happen, and when?!’. As ever, the Happynesshub tools are of great comfort to me - in [...]

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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 [...]

Weekly Words 16th January

This week, we’ve got a special investigation into an age-old debate: to text or to call? I was recently reading an article about a recent study which found that, when participants were asked either to email or call a friend, those who spoke on the phone reported higher feelings of closeness and satisfaction – [...]

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Weekly Words 24th December

It’s Christmas!!!! I love a Christmas tree – it has to be one of my favourite things of the festive season. The reason being it’s a chance to bring out the eclectic collection I have of decorations to adorn it. Not that it’s always been that way. When I first moved to London [...]

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Weekly Words 19th December

I see things that I look forward to in life such as birthdays, holidays and of course Christmas, as bubbles. I try so hard to make sure they don’t pop, doing everything in my power to protect them, that it causes me anxiety. This anxiety manifests in many ways, from OCD kicking in, which [...]

By |2021-02-06T17:23:19+00:00December 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 12th December

As I write this blog, I’m listening to Taylor Swift. This is not unusual for me - I’m a big-time ‘Swiftie’, and listened to 42 hours of ‘Tay Tay’ in 2019 alone, so it’s fair to say I’m QUITE familiar with her catalogue. The music in my ears right now, though, is new [...]

By |2021-02-06T17:22:59+00:00December 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 5th December

One of the blessings of the pandemic has been the incredible range of speakers that my friend Mark at Action for Happiness has had the time and opportunity to interview. I attend these on an almost weekly basis, and this week’s brought the wonderful Tal Ben-Shahar onto my screen. Whilst I miss attending [...]

By |2021-02-06T17:22:53+00:00December 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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