August 2013

Safe House – A Poem about Body & Soul

Posted on: 30th August 2013

We wanted to share this poem from one of our adult members, Sarah. In our house with so many doors Enough room to disappear, if you would do Just look…

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Bit by Bit: Breaking down HIV Stigma

Posted on: 20th August 2013

Last week it was announced that a the ban preventing people living with HIV from performing certain medical procedures was lifted. This is a fantastic development and helps reduce an…

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The Scariest Part of Empathy

Posted on: 19th August 2013

This weekend I hosted a conversation on Empathy for The HUB Islington. The format was simple and I played the following 2 videos:   This first video was amazing and…

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Doing What You Love – Writing

Posted on: 16th August 2013

This blog comes from our Fundraising Officer Caer I absolutely love writing. I remember a writer once saying that to engage people‚Äôs interest, you had to work hard to avoid…

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Thinking About Relationships

Posted on: 15th August 2013

This blog is from a 15 year-old Teen Spirit member… Whether we’ve been in one or not, relationships and romance are everywhere. We see them in the movies, we hear…

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Remember Me – A Poem

Posted on: 14th August 2013

A great poem from a Teen Spirit member that we wanted to share with you: When my hair follicles turn grey and my voice has cracks, remember me. Autumn was…

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Thoughts on membership & belonging

Posted on: 12th August 2013

This blog comes from Body & Soul’s Head of Social Work Interventions, Rosie, and comes one year after she joined the staff team at Body & Soul. Since starting in…

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Internships at Body & Soul

Posted on: 2nd August 2013

Established in 1996, Body & Soul is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of children, teens and parents in the UK who are affected by HIV, through supporting their…

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Thinking About Body Image

Posted on: 2nd August 2013

This week’s Teen Spirit blog from MB, thinking about how the media affects young women’s Body Image “For me, the constant discussion and criticism over the right and the wrong…

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