Guest Contributors

A poem from a Body & Soul member

Posted on: 7th September 2017

Body & Soul by Lindsay There’s a place where my heart beats slightly slower a place of bean bags and wooden floors colouring pens filling in the gaps in sentences…

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SHE Choir London presents Summer Sounds for Body & Soul

Posted on: 6th July 2017

Next Wednesday sees SHE Choir London perform their regular summer gig in aid of Body & Soul at Islington Assembly Hall. We asked Dawn Murden, an alto in SHE Choir,…

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Eating to run: five top tips from Body & Soul’s nutritionist

Posted on: 3rd July 2017

As you may have clocked from the references to running on our social media feeds of late, we have hand-picked a team of 20 intrepid runners to compete on behalf…

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Discovering the voice I never had

Posted on: 14th June 2017

Our members are at the heart of everything we do at Body & Soul, and we always encourage them to find their own voices so they can tell their own…

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Pain is temporary; achievement is permanent

Posted on: 28th April 2017

Last Sunday, Emma Cole ran the 26 miles and 385 yards of the London Marathon for Body & Soul to mark her 26th year of living with HIV. When she…

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Members of the Body & Soul community: interns

Posted on: 6th February 2017

As part of the current series of posts giving voice to different members of the Body & Soul community, we turn to a poetic intern: Hiba has been one of…

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A case study in fulfilling potential…

Posted on: 1st December 2016

Here at Body & Soul, we believe that nobody should have their life chances reduced because of traumatic experiences in their past. Emma Cole was a founding member of Body…

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World Aids Day Coverage in The Guardian

Posted on: 9th December 2015

We were also very proud of the young adults featured by journalist Jenny Kleeman for the Guardian on World Aids Day talking about their experience of stigma.   Here is…

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Have you ever kept a resolution?

Posted on: 9th January 2013

Thanks to for this graphic

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Aiming for a stress-free start to 2013

Posted on: 19th December 2012

Thanks to Phil for this end of year post Bearing in mind that Christmas and the holidays leading into the New Year are not always a time of peace and…

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