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How to cope with Covid-19 stress: 9 Mental Health tips

March 31, 2020 2:13 pm Published by Comments Off on How to cope with Covid-19 stress: 9 Mental Health tips

As the scale of the spread of the virus Covid-19 continues, we are all having to adapt how we live on a daily basis as almost everyone will be affected one way or another. Through these uncertain times it is essential we continue to look after our mental and physical well-being. It’s surprising how resilient we can all learn to...


£1,660 Received | Tesco Bags of Help

March 31, 2020 10:16 am Published by Comments Off on £1,660 Received | Tesco Bags of Help

Counselling in our Stevenage Centre is set to receive a funding boost from the Tesco Bags of Help community grant scheme despite the suspension of blue token voting in Tesco stores. Unfortunately due to the developing COVID-19 outbreak, Tesco took the decision to suspend Bags of Help voting and remove blue tokens in their stores to reduce physical touch points...


Press Release | Marathon run on Mother’s Day for local counselling charity

March 31, 2020 10:15 am Published by Comments Off on Press Release | Marathon run on Mother’s Day for local counselling charity

In spite of the London 2020 Marathon being cancelled in April due to Coronavirus, Harpenden based mum Mandy Maqueen decided to take matters into her own hands and mark Mothers Day with a difference.  She ran her own marathon, 26.2 miles locally in 5 different loops from her home on Mothering Sunday – and yes social distancing was observed at all times! Mandy Macqueen has been...


COVID-19 | Keeping our clients and staff safe

March 19, 2020 4:16 pm Published by Comments Off on COVID-19 | Keeping our clients and staff safe

Please note as of  Thursday 19th March 2020, we are regrettably not able to take calls or accept new clients for our counselling service.   Existing clients and those who have already received an assessment but have not yet started counselling, will have their sessions either over the telephone or online.   This is due to the Government advice given...


Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 8

March 5, 2020 1:13 pm Published by Comments Off on Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 8

Firstly, the coronvirus. The Japan Marathon was cancelled and more people are expecting London to be cancelled. Regardless of whether it is cancelled or not I will run 26.2 miles on my own locally if I have to! Ok so to the running….. 18.1 miles done on Sunday, a set of 14 hill reps on Wednesday and a slow 7...


Bee-utiful Creations donates to support counselling

March 2, 2020 2:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Bee-utiful Creations donates to support counselling

The Foundation is grateful to local mumtrepreneur Bharti Lim, of Bee-utiful Creations for choosing us as a local charity to partner with. Bharti Lim was recently thinking of shutting doors on her business, but had a change of heart when she decided that she wanted to do more to support mental health.  So her business lives on, to help local...


Mindful March | Action Calendar

March 2, 2020 11:22 am Published by Comments Off on Mindful March | Action Calendar

Action for Happiness share their Mindful March calendar, full of  inspirational ways for us to us to take stock and be more mindful during March. helping us to be more mindful and live in the present moment!  Monday 2nd March is to “Get outside and notice five things that are beautiful!”


Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 6

February 17, 2020 2:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 6

I’m running to raise funds to help more people share what’s worrying them with a trained counsellor.  One in four people suffer from a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, bereavement or life changing events.  The Foundation offer subsidised counselling that can help to improve family life, reduce isolation and encourage people back into paid or volunteering work....


Random Acts Of Kindness Day

February 17, 2020 11:13 am Published by Comments Off on Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Be kind to yourself and others Random acts of kindness day is celebrated on January 17 Make the world a better place with a random act of kindness – what will you choose? Treat everyone kindly, including yourself Reach out to a friend or family member you haven’t spoken to for a while Take time to listen to someone –...


Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 5

February 14, 2020 1:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 5

I’m running to raise funds to help more people share what’s worrying them with a trained counsellor.  One in four people suffer from a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, bereavement or life changing events.  The Foundation offer subsidised counselling that can help to improve family life, reduce isolation and encourage people back into paid or volunteering work....