Weekly Words 10th October

This Sunday 10th October - World Mental Health Day. The theme this year is ‘Mental health in an unequal world’, something the COVID pandemic has highlighted in so many ways within our own nations, and around the world. Global inequality economically, socially and otherwise continues to widen and for those facing ongoing considerable [...]

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Weekly Words 13th June

I’ve had a bit of an up and down relationship with exercise for quite a while. Much as I would like to get fitter, I struggle to find the time to fit it in, and am very good at starting something multiple times without it seeming to stick. I can’t tell you how [...]

By |2021-06-16T07:19:30+00:00June 13th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 5th June

As Sally mentioned last week, for the past couple of months we’ve been working on a film for the Beyond #BrakeTheSystem campaign - and the campaign, and film, has finally launched! Thanks to the incredible work of Jonny, Louisa, the inspirational Youth Board and Sally and the Happynesshub team, the crowdfunder is now [...]

Weekly Words 29th May

“The whole is always greater than the sum of its parts” This is one of my favourite phrases. Originating from Aristotle, some say commonly wrongly interpreted, and far more complex than one may think if returning to original texts. However, as I use it today, it is in reference to that feeling I [...]

Weekly Words 22nd May

Over the past months I have been exploring Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as a therapeutic approach and here are some tools that you may like to implement in your everyday life. One is the idea of the ‘struggle switch.’ When we encounter a feeling such as anxiety, anger or sadness, our first [...]

Weekly Words 15th May

So as most of you will know, it’s been a very important week in the Happynesshub calendar - Mental Health Awareness Week! The theme of MHAW 2021 has been ‘Nature’; which for many of us has been so very relevant over this past year, when we’ve been kept apart from our usual entertainments [...]

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 14th November

For this week’s little offering Hubbers, I decided to ask my fab colleagues which tools from the 21-Days to Happiness toolkit they have been using this week to get them through any lockdown blues... Thank you fabulous team for your words and inspirations. And thanks to you dear Hubbers for your emails, messages, kindness [...]

By |2021-02-06T17:22:07+00:00November 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Weekly Words 23rd May

As I sit and write today’s first official ‘Saturday email’ - a continuum of the recently completed Happynesshub at Home: Day by Day package, I am reflecting on the past 7 days and the prominence of it being Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. As I’m sure many of you might agree, [...]

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