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Motivate yourself with this technique for goal setting

Listen to Mr Motivator, a staff-post on Motivation by Lucy Duggan. This new year Barfoot gave me an audio book she’s been listening to while out running called ’100 Ways to Motivate Yourself’ by Steve Chandler. Sounds cheesy? That’s what … Continue reading

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Practicing Mindfulness by Kathryn: Tools for Slowing Down.

Doing Nothing – The Art of Mindfulness When was the last time you did nothing for 10 minutes?  No doing anything, no chatting, or texting, checking emails, problem solving something in your mind about what you have to do in … Continue reading

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“What Do You Do For Your Wellbeing?” from Volunteer Rhiannon

We ask our volunteers “What do you do for your wellbeing?” as part of the interview and getting to know you process when they start volunteering at Light Box.  It’s a great conversation starter, and is always so inspiring! Hurray … Continue reading

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Kathryn on Mindfulness, Part One

As I sit down to write this blog entry on Mindfulness I am struck by a great irony: in the exploration of mindfulness, of savouring my experiences to inspire me writing this piece, I have let the emails and phone … Continue reading

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How to Bokeh: an exciting photography technique

Bokeh ay, we’ve been meaning to try it out for over a year, and now we’ve finally cracked it. It was much easier and much more fun than we first imagined, and you don’t have to be skilled with manual … Continue reading

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Mega Opportunities for Humour and Playfulness

A huge list here of all the ideas from this term’s Humour and Playfulness workshops. We put forward the question ‘How can you bring more humour into your lives, how can you make life more playful?’ and this is what … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #12

Last, but by no means least we end on recognising our valued connections with others.  Who will you be celebrating when you look back over the last 12 months?  Who can you say a big Thank You to, and who … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #11

Scroll #11: Fun and quality time with family and friends over Christmas and New Year. Playing games together! Spend New Year on a pilgrim walk in nature remembering the previous year together. Read to each other from books – like … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #10

Scroll #10. What have you noticed brings happiness most in Bristol? Going to concerts and walking around the waterfront. Meeting up with like minded people. Lilly – my student daughter. Creativity. Making friends. Making conversation with strangers – having a … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #9

Scroll #9: Which community groups get you active? Windmill Hill City Farm Art Group. Art and Power. The happy City! Bristol and West A.C. Mindfulness Bristol. Light Box. Stepping Out Theatre Group. Choices 4 U Guiding. Yoga and Windmill Hill … Continue reading

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