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  • children meditating in gymnasium

    Meditation and mindfulness for children

    23 January 2020 By Suzanne Shenderey - Hypnotherapist and mindfulness teacher

    Mindfulness allows children to cultivate a greater awareness of others, the world and themselves. All children need to learn how to pay attention, focus and concentrate, listen and learn and to be wise in relationships with themselves (their thoughts and emotions) and others.

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  • elderly woman in room with painting and window

    Relieving the symptoms of dementia through design

    06 January 2020 By Emma Quinn - Furniture and Design Project Manager at YPO

    Dementia is an umbrella term for many different diseases that affect the mind. Because of this, people with Dementia can suffer from a variety of different symptoms and side effects. Little changes in their environment can relieve the pressures of daily life in the long term for all kinds of people with Dementia.

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  • colourful books on bookshelf

    How reading can boost your mental health

    19 December 2019 By Sam Watling - Project Manager at YPO

    Statistics say that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year and in readiness of ‘Time to Talk Day’, I have been looking into how reading can boost your mental health; a practice referred to as bibliotherapy.

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  • young child washing hands

    Celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2019

    14 October 2019 By Jonathan Carr- Assistant Category Buyer, Cleaning and Hygiene

    The 15 October is an opportunity to come up with creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands and make it fun. Celebrate Global Handwashing Day by engaging people, especially little ones, into a lifetime habit of washing their hands.

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  • four joggers in park

    Top tips for looking after your mental health

    10 October 2019 By Lucy Simpson- YPO Buyer, HR Services

    It’s important that we all take care of our mental health and wellbeing, whether we feel ‘ok’ or if we’re struggling. Here's some guidance on mental health difficulties and some simple tips to help you focus on you.

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  • three employees talking

    World Mental Health Day - Looking after employees

    10 October 2019 By Charlotte Kennett- YPO Buyer, HR Services

    Thursday 10 October marks World Mental Health Day and today, we aim to raise awareness around mental health and who it affects.

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