At Christmas time, sometimes we may forget, as cliché as it sounds, the true meaning of Christmas. Here at Social Sense we’re focusing on “unwrapping the present” by putting aside the materialistic items, the food and the drinks. There are many different ways to feel “present” around Christmas, and this can vary depending on theContinue reading “Unwrapping the present”
Due the continued growth and success of our Mindful Me programme, Social Sense is excited to welcomed Nadia Miller to its ever-growing team. Nadia will lead the training and development of our Mindfulness courses in schools and workplaces across the North West. We sat down with Nadia to find out more about her. Welcome toContinue reading “Introducing Nadia Miller”
Our MD Gary Lovatt was asked that recently by Bob Buckley, who chose Gary alongside 11 other guests for his first Twelve Scholars Podcast series. They also discussed some of the factors behind decision making for young people and how Social Norms and Mindfulness can each play a role in changing lives and creating healthierContinue reading ““What’s the best and worst decision you have made in business?””
Over a year ago, we created Mindful Me as a response to the growing reports of anxiety and self-harm rates that young people were telling us in surveys1 ran through our R U Different? programme.
By Gary Lovatt Working intensively with partners from Health, Crime and Education it’s hard to get through a meeting these days without the mention of needing to build ‘better resilience’ in young people. Indeed it’s refreshing that after years of apparent compartmentalisation of behaviours into different areas (alcohol, smoking, sexual activity, anti-social behaviour, self-harming etc)Continue reading “There’s more than one way to build resilience”
By Grace Kelly It has been unavoidable in the news recently; from exam stress causing teen suicides to a report finding that more than 25% of young people referred to mental health services such as CAMHs are receiving no specialist help at all because cases are not deemed ‘serious’ enough. The simple fact is thatContinue reading “Seek Prevention not Treatment”