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Mandy Marathon Blog | Week 6

February 17, 2020 2:38 pm Posted by

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 Posted by

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 Posted by

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....

Approaching the Menopause Mindfully

February 12, 2020 1:08 pm Posted by

Please join us for a fantastic evening full of fun, fizz and fabulous raffle prizes, all whilst learning the facts about menopause! We’re delighted to host this special fundraising event in support of Mandy Macqueen’s 2020 London Marathon run with guest speaker the Mindful GP, Dr Molefi, 16th March 2020 from 7.30pm Dylans Kings Arms, St Albans  Tickets are limited:...

Mandy’s London 2020 Marathon Blog – Week 3

January 30, 2020 1:48 pm Posted by

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....

Vote for the Foundation with green tokens in Waitrose Harpenden

January 30, 2020 11:52 am Posted by

Look out for our green token collection box in Harpenden Waitrose | helping those living in Luton to access funded counselling  Customers can now get involved and use their green tokens to vote and support our mission to ensure long term counselling is available to those living in Luton who are experiencing anxiety, depression or grief.  The funds raised will...

Time to Talk Day 2020 | 6 February

January 28, 2020 12:35 pm Posted by

Everyone’s talking about mental health… we’re listening We’re to marking Time to Talk Day on 6 February, an initiative from Time to Change aiming to influence the way we all think and act about mental health and get positive conversations started. The Foundation is proud to have made a real contribution towards changing the way people think and act about...

Blue Monday | Blue Any Day

January 20, 2020 11:33 am Posted by

As we hit the third Monday in January dubbed the “most depressing” day of the year, like other mental health charities, we understand all too well that any day can be a  challenge for those of us struggling with our mental health. However after the busyness and distractions of the festive season and the Christmas lights are packed away, it...

Mandy’s London 2020 Marathon Blog – Week 1

January 13, 2020 11:12 am Posted by

Ok, so last week is officially the start of the 16 week training plans and the countdown to London 2020 is now on!! I started upping my mileage to 20 miles+ a week a few weeks ago in prep for me starting my 16 week training plan. My goal for last week was to get my first long run of...

Support our Virign Money London Marathon runner 2020

January 13, 2020 10:09 am Posted by

Support our Virgin Money London Marathon runner 2020 Local mum and mental health advocate Mandy Macqueen takes on the challenge of running the Virgin Money London Marathon 2020 to raise awareness of the life changing counselling offered by local mental health charity The Counselling Foundation. The Foundation have been working tirelessly across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire to raise awareness of mental...