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#SaturdaySmiles: laugh yourself happy

We like a bit of yoga at our main Comms Unplugged events and it’s been on offer at every one. Then in 2019 we decided to add a different take on it – laughter yoga! The wonderful Pat Wilkins, Carers Development Lead at Dorset HealthCare (in our Sally’s team), is also a laughter yoga leader […]

Bringing friends together in harmony 

by Daniel Cattanach “We’ve never been more connected, yet felt so far apart.” Those are the words that resonated with me the most as I wrote the  song “We Are Unplugged” during lockdown. Initially, I’d begun with the chorus that had been echoing around my head since late February – which seems like a lifetime […]

#takenotice, #give and send #somethinginthepost

By Sally Northeast Back in October 2018 we were still basking in the glow of a second Comms Unplugged event in Dorset. Around 60 #unpluggers, plus speakers and sponsors, had enjoyed a blissful 48 hours away from the tyrrany of tech in a wifi-free, signal-poor field. It struck me then that, while digital in all […]

Not baking banana bread

By Georgia Turner Comms Unplugged co-creator, Georgia Turner blogs for Mental Health Awareness Week I’m what most people would describe as a positive person. Glass half full. Bags of energy. Looks on the bright side. I’m resilient too. Strong as an ox (mentally). I always bounce back. Chuck another throwaway cliché phrase in there too, […]

How do you take care of you? 

by Saranne Postans Anxiety’s a strange thing and it shows up in different people in different ways. For me it starts as a niggling, unsettled feeling in my tummy and, over time, becomes constant pins and needles in my shoulders, regular headaches and an inability to stay asleep past 3am. Before lockdown began I had […]

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