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6 Practical Self-Care Tips

It is NHS Self-Care week (Nov 13-19). We’re encouraged to stop and take some time to think about our health and wellbeing. The NHS provided a bunch of great resources to help with things including losing weight, cutting down on alcohol, stopping smoking, and making most of your pharmacist. All these guides are very useful […]

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Testers Wanted for New Happiness App

Expressing gratitude for the good things in your life, and focusing less on the things that perhaps aren’t so good, can boost personal happiness. This can be challenging habit to put into practice though. Help is at hand because Action for Happiness is helping to develop and launch a new app called Gratitude. The app […]

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Pet Therapy

Something I’ve often felt shame about is my teeth. From the slightly crooked childhood teeth to the train track metal brace and the playground teasing. Which left me often feeling sad.  Until they’re off and I’m a teenager . Then, wow! Compliments on how great my teeth look, so straight and white. I was always […]

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Celebrating My Independence

As you will know America recently celebrated their US Independence Day, probably the biggest public holiday’s in the US next to Thanksgiving. My family are American, so I’ve celebrated a few Independence Days and I know how important it is for Americans. As you probably know it’s a celebration of the US declaring itself an […]

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Young Minds – Looking Out for Kids Mental Wellbeing

Last week SAMH called for urgent action to support the mental wellbeing of young people. They say 1,838 young people were rejected from getting support from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in the last three months. The World Health Organisation tells us worldwide 10-20% of children and adolescents experience mental illness. These are […]

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Why @BIGScotland are funding communities to promote wellbeing

There have been some big changes to the way that the Big Lottery Fund organises its funding lately. We were particularly interested to hear about their medium community-led grants. It is an exciting opportunity for communities that want to develop their own solutions. The focus on people-led, connected, strengths-based approaches feels like a really positive […]

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