It's that time of year where we are reviewing the last year, looking at where we are right now and planning for the next year. We are delighted to share with you our social impact summary for 2021. Thanks to a generous donation from Wordwall we were able to move from a part-time service with… Continue reading Social Impact Report 2021
Hello! I wanted to start this blog by telling you all a bit about me. My work background is in healthcare and the NHS. I have a degree in Psychology. And I have been volunteering for the charity Homestart since 2016. Most importantly I am a mum to two boys aged 9 and 2. Having… Continue reading Introducing Louise & Peer Support Work
It's day 3 already! The theme of this years #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek is Express Yourself. Today we want to focus on recognising and embracing our EMOTIONS! What are emotions!? They are our feelings. Children experience complex feelings just like adults. They get frustrated, excited, nervous, sad, jealous, frightened, worried, angry and embarrassed. 2019 workshop making emoji stress… Continue reading Day 3 – Stop Motion Emotions #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek
It's day 2 of #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek! Learning to express ourselves is developed even more when we can see how others feel. We can grow our own happiness by understanding and helping others with theirs. Today we are going to focus on how to GROW our COMPASSION SUPERPOWER! But what is compassion?!? Well....the definition of compassion is....… Continue reading Day 2 – It’s Not All About Me! #Childrensmentalhealthweek
Today is the first day of #Childrensmentalhealthweek. The theme this year is Express Yourself. So we have come up with some fab activities to help you to do this. Here's what we have planned for the rest of the week... Day 1 - THIS IS ME! The key to happiness - becoming content and comfortable… Continue reading Day 1 – THIS IS ME! #Childrensmentalhealthweek
What is EMDR? EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) therapy is a very powerful psychotherapy enabling people to process difficult past experiences which still impact their day to day life. We often hear about EMDR being used for difficulties that adults have faced, but it can also be used incredibly effectively and safely with very… Continue reading EMDR for Children and Adolescents
All week we have been posting about houseplants! We love them AND they have so many AMAZING benefits for your health and wellbeing. Checkout the posts we have shared over the last week... Wow! Who knew there were so many benefits to keeping houseplants!? There's tons of research out there about how good they are… Continue reading Houseplant Week UK 22th-17th January
Did you know that today, January 3rd, is the Festival of Sleep? We all know that Christmas is far from the most relaxing holiday - and after the year of 2020, rest and relaxation has evaded many people. With the busyness of the festive period along with the stresses of this time of year and… Continue reading 10 Top Tips to Improve Your Sleep
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Map Your Life is an Occupational Therapy group for people aged 16-35 living in the UK who wish to improve their health and wellbeing by understanding their challenges and strengths. In this workshop we will use creative map making to enable you do this.