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Covid-19 Guidelines

Covid-19 Guidelines

 Information can be confusing online on what we should and shouldn't do during this time. To make things a little simpler for members, here is the official guideline on lockdown. If one of our facilitators is concerned that you are not following guidelines, they will...

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Face Masks for Mental Wellbeing

Face Masks for Mental Wellbeing

Masks for Good is a new initiative set up by Changes Bristol's skilled sewing volunteers who are usually providing a clothing alteration and repair service at Mend for Good events in corporate offices. With all events currently on hold, our talented volunteers have...

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Join Us: The Kindness Quiz Part 2 19/06/2020

Join Us: The Kindness Quiz Part 2 19/06/2020

Ready For Round 2? The Kindness Quiz Part 2 is our second VIRTUAL PUB QUIZ! We were thrilled with the turn out and support of our last virtual quiz, and couldn’t wait to deliver another dose of cracking quiz atmosphere straight to your home. The quiz will take place...

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Article: Francis on writing for wellbeing

Article: Francis on writing for wellbeing

[Francis shares his love of writing for his mental wellbeing] I absolutely love Changes and have been going as a member and facilitator for more than five years. It really does help my mental health and is a great tool for self checking and evaluation. I love...

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Self-isolation 4: Loneliness

Self-isolation 4: Loneliness

For many people, lockdown – even as it is slowly eased – will put significant pressure on their mental wellbeing. This post is part of a four part series covering working from home, anxiety & worries, relationship strains, loneliness. Loneliness Most of us need...

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Self-isolation 3: Relationship strains

Self-isolation 3: Relationship strains

For many people, lockdown - even as it is slowly eased - will put significant pressure on their mental wellbeing. This post is part of a four part series covering working from home, anxiety & worries, relationship strains & loneliness. Relationship Strains If...

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Wellbeing Walks with Walker

Wellbeing Walks with Walker

100 Miles Rob Walker is going to walk 100 miles in five days to raise money for Changes Bristol – all in his 9x5 metre back garden in Patchway. Wellbeing Walks with Walker gets underway on Monday 25 May. Rob estimates that he will be walking for up to eight hours a...

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Self-kindness: video snippets

Self-kindness: video snippets

The theme of 2020 Mental Health Awareness Week is Kindness. We wanted to explore how we're kind to ourselves so have put together some video snippets from members and friends. Enjoy!

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Crochet for Changes

Crochet for Changes

Can you crochet and want to do something positive with your free time? Our wonderful volunteer Leanna is asking for contributions of crochet granny squares to be made into a blanket to raise awareness and funds for Changes...

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Join us: The Kindness Quiz 22/05/2020

Join us: The Kindness Quiz 22/05/2020

What is it? The Kindness Quiz is Changes Bristol's first VIRTUAL PUB QUIZ! We were thrilled with the turn out and support of our last two pub quizzes, and couldn't wait to bring you the next instalment.   Due to the current lock-down we have had to get creative,...

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Announcement: New Befriending Service

Announcement: New Befriending Service

Not all our members feel comfortable attending online meetings (or they do not have the technology) so we have set up a befriending service matching volunteers with members for an informal weekly phone chat and check-in. What is a befriender? A befriender is usually...

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Join us: Charity Live Stream 02/05/2020

Join us: Charity Live Stream 02/05/2020

Huge thank you to Joel Fisher and his streaming community for deciding to host a charity live stream this Saturday 2nd May for Changes Bristol on Twitch.TV! They will be streaming a variety of games and activities throughout the day, with any donations made being used...

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Emergency Appeal – we need you!

Emergency Appeal – we need you!

The Coronavirus emergency is having a big impact on people’s mental health so charities like ours are needed more than ever. Changes Bristol has adapted quickly to provide phone and online services to meet the needs of our community. Help us to continue this vital...

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Article: I’m virtually there…

Article: I’m virtually there…

Despite the Bristol 10k being cancelled, Changes Bristol member Nico is determined to take on the challenge and do her bit to help our small charity survive this rocky period.  I was really struggling with stress from work and depression. I also struggled to find the...

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