March 2014

‘Reverse’ Stigma: The Impact of Being Misunderstood

Posted on: 31st March 2014

This post comes from Body & Soul’s Head of Social Work, Emile. For an explanation of many of the terms used in this blog, click through on the links or…

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On a day for mothers, let’s think about what it means to mother

Posted on: 28th March 2014

Mothers. Well, we’ve all been born from one. Many of us have been one, either directly or though caring for others – children or adults.  And I’m not being gender…

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Baby Massage

Posted on: 26th March 2014

This post comes from Liz, who is working on parenting projects at Body & Soul whilst on secondment from John Lewis Oxford Street. Last week, Body & Soul held a…

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Dear Past Me – A Poem

Posted on: 24th March 2014

Body & Soul’s Younger Adults group just finished a month-long course looking at poetry and slam poetry. At Body & Soul we’ve long believed in the power of creativity for…

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Volunteering by Numbers: John’s Journey

Posted on: 21st March 2014

Alex first applied to volunteer at Body & Soul in June 2009. He found us through the company he was then working for and had attended a few company volunteering…

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Skills Search: Expert Facilitators Needed!

Posted on: 19th March 2014

If you’re familiar with the Skills Search drill on the B&S blog, you’ll know that we usually announce one role at a time. Well, this time, we’ve decided to blitz…

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Perseverance and Empathy

Posted on: 14th March 2014

This post comes from Body & Soul’s Head of Operations, Abi Nolan. This last week has provided me with a few instances that have reminded me (not that I often…

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What makes the BaSe Special by the BaSe

Posted on: 5th March 2014

Children aged 10-12 who attend the BaSe group talk about how the BaSe is so much more than a place that they can learn about how to deal with the challenges of HIV in their lives

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