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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

May 7, 2021 10:55 am Posted by

Nature is the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Nature has a unique ability to not only bring consolation in times of stress, but also increase our creativity, empathy and a sense of wonder. During long months of the pandemic, millions of us turned to nature. According to Mental Health Foundation, research on the mental health impacts of the...

#NETCharityChamps Campaign

March 2, 2021 1:09 pm Posted by

We’re proud to be part of the #NETCharityChamps campaign and celebrate as one of many charities who have adapted and responded to the new needs of our communities with creativity and compassion, helping to reduce isolation, and support vital mental wellbeing services. Our counselling and bereavement service features as one of the charities that is transforming NET Coronavirus Appeal donations...

Mindful March

March 1, 2021 11:48 am Posted by

Let’s take the time to pause, breathe and really take in what’s all around us This month Action for Happiness invite us to take some time to look within and learn to be more mindful. There are 31 achievable daily actions to take, encouraging us to focus on the present, helping to reduce stress and lift our mood. Learning to...

Connect with others and spread kindness

February 12, 2021 11:30 am Posted by

We share Action for Happiness February, 28 daily actions to help you connect with others and spread kindness, throughout the month of lockdown February and beyond. The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up…

Thanks to HCF for a generous grant

January 14, 2021 1:23 pm Posted by

Thanks to a generous grant from the Hertfordshire Community Fund (HCF) we are able to make a difference to those in our communites, by offering low cost counselling that ensures we can help people on benefits or very low incomes. This funding enables us to provide counselling to clients in Hertfordshire at even lower fees than our normal heavily subsidised...

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...

Nadiya Hussain | Anxiety & Me

June 20, 2019 10:31 am Posted by

Following the recent awareness campaigns including Mental Health Awareness Week, Mens Health Week and Loneliness Week, we take a moment to reflect on the one off BBC documentary, Anxiety and Me. The film features Great British Bake Off winner 2015, Nadiya Hussain as she shares her everyday struggles with anxiety and explores the causes and the effective treatments to manage her...

Men’s Health Week | 10 – 16 June 2019

June 13, 2019 12:08 pm Posted by

Mens Health Week | 10 – 16 June 2019 This week is Men’s Health Week 2019. The week aims to raise awareness of all things related to men’s health including male mental health. We encourage the men in our lives look out for themselves, both physically and mentally.  Empowering men that it’s ok to ‘man up and speak up’, whether...

Community Matters | John Lewis

April 29, 2019 11:07 am Posted by

Community Matters | John Lewis | Watford Support the Foundation when you shop in John Lewis. The Foundation are delighted to have been selected by partners at John Lewis Watford as one of their Community Matters cause for the next quarter from 1 May to 31 July 2019. Customers can now get involved and use their green tokens to vote and...

Reasons to disconnect from social media

July 20, 2018 12:26 pm Posted by

Reasons to disconnect from social media Matt Haig, has a new book out, Notes on a Nervous Planet.  Author of novels and nonfiction books for children and adults, including The Humans and How To Stop Time,  Reasons to Stay Alive, one of the main themes in the author’s new book is how to stay sane in our fast-moving, anxiety-inducing world and why we need to...