The importance of becoming your own best friend

Hi, I’m Terri, aka. The Wellbeing Witch. I am passionate about wellbeing and personal development and see the two as intrinsically linked. I adopt a holistic approach to wellbeing – incorporating all elements of health and happiness (physical, mental, social, spiritual, intellectual, financial etc), and for me, kindness is at the core of individual wellbeing…

Leeds Festival of Kindness, Compassion and Wellbeing launches online on Sunday 6th September!

Are we ready for a Kindness Revolution?  Our first festival offers just a small selection of the many inspiring initiatives that go on in Leeds on a regular basis but we hope that you will join us in our objective of making Leeds and beyond, a great place to live.  Our wise owl (called Darwin) says…

Is there a scientific basis for kindness?

Dr Claudius van Wyk [i] is director of the ET Group – a holistic wellness consultancy. Here he explores some reflections upon scientific foundations of a philosophy of kindness – from chemistry and biology to psychology and society. He attended our first day event in Harehills called ‘Exploring Common Ground. Darwin would have been mortified,…

World Kindness Day

Gloria Kimberley suggests that whatever we choose to focus our attention on grows in our awareness and so why not focus on something positive? Yes World Kindness Day actually is a thing! I’ve only recently found out about this event and am keen to promote it as it is linked to our project of creating…