sidekick – The Mental Health Charity co-Founded by University Friends

After an honest discussion about their personal struggles with mental health and finding no luck with mental health apps, James Shrager and Matthew Halstead – friends from University – were determined to do something about it. Collectively they created a mental health nonprofit – sidekick which was launched in March 2020 during the pandemic. The […]

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Key Worker Heroes to Receive Their Dream Wedding

Three years ago, London Ambulance Service Paramedic Paige Stride and Police Officer Rob Wilkins met in a chicken shop after being called out to an emergency. It was of course after the emergency had been safely contained that the pair recall their eyes meeting amidst greasy, fast food delights and unflattering lighting. Fast forward three […]

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The Digital Pop-up Van Spreading Joy This Valentine’s Weekend

This Valentine’s weekend, a digital van will spreading love through London with its digital message board. JOY Bomb London will be sharing letters and gratifications of love and joy through the use of art. Creator of JOY Bomb, Amy Broch has always been a creative person and began creating installations around her marital home after […]

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How to Improve the Work/Life Balance

A recent study published in a BMC Public Health journal has revealed that working adults across Europe who have a poor work-life balance are more likely to report having poor general health. A person may feel as though their life is centred around their working life and career, making it a challenge to unwind and […]

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8 Easy ways to survive the Home School slog: A Teacher’s Guide

 This blog post is a guest feature written by Hannah Rix, Co-Founder of Readingmate. The past 10 months has felt like the worst version of the Hokey Cokey EVER, hasn’t it? I’m not going to remind you of the details, but I’d love to give you a tool kit to help survive this next stint […]

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New ‘Readingmate’ App to Encourage Children to Read More

Child reading book

A newly-launched reading app, ‘Readingmate’ has been created to encourage children of all ages and abilities to develop good reading habits. Developed during the initial lockdown in 2020 by co-founders James and Hannah Rix, the first prototype was met with great feedback from parents wanting their children to read whilst schools were closed. Head of […]

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10 Essential Ways for Employers To support Remote Working Employees

Support for employees is an element that each employer should ensure is a priority, particularly during the period of uncertainty currently faced by all in the UK with the ongoing health emergency. Not only is support vital for an employees wellbeing, the more it is practised and put in place by a workplace, the better […]

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News Delivered With Humour Could Help Young People Digest Political Information

Young woman laughing

Research has found that young adults between the ages of 18-34 years old digested news better when conveyed in a humorous manner, which also meant they were more likely to share the information online. Humour stimulates activity in brain regions “associated with social engagement, improves memory for political facts, and increases the tendency to share […]

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Psychic Nancy Mello Reunites Lost Pets With Owners

Two dogs looking up with blue sky background

In the last 12 months, Nancy Mello has helped find twenty animals and has worked with more than 300 others including a Bearded Dragon named Nala, a green tree frog named Toad, and a chicken called “Mama.” A psychic and clairvoyant of 2 years, Nancy worked to help people connect with lost loved ones as […]

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