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Finding your tribe

How can we make friends as adults? Sam shares some top tips... In his book, "Friends: understanding the power of our most important relationships", Robin Dunbar shares seven traits that we look for when we make friends: The same language (or dialect) Growing up in the same location Having the same educational or career experience… Continue reading Finding your tribe

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Healthy Sleep

In this blog, Sam consolidates some useful tips for healthy sleep. For more in-depth information, visit www.sleepfoundation.org ... It’s well-established that sleep is essential to our physical and mental health. But despite its importance, many people find hemselves regularly deprived of qualitysleep, and are notably sleepy during the day. Healthy sleeping habits are known as… Continue reading Healthy Sleep

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Glass half full or glass half empty?

Our Wellbeing Practitioner, Sam, shares an updated reflection on Toxic Thinking... We have millions of thoughts every day.  Some of them are negative, some positive and most of them are just slightly boring and neutral like “what shall I have for dinner?”.  Thoughts only become toxic when we get stuck in a way of thinking… Continue reading Glass half full or glass half empty?

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Enneagram Retreat Day: Enneagram Sub-types

We're getting ready for our next Enneagram Retreat Day in April, on the topic of Sub-types. Learning about and using the Enneagram unlocks understanding of ourselves and those we live and work with, supporting healthy living and healthy relationships (find out more at our blog here). This retreat day will be focused on our subtypes… Continue reading Enneagram Retreat Day: Enneagram Sub-types

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Self-Esteem

In this informative blog, our Wellbeing Practitioner, Sam Havis, shares some information on Self-Esteem... What is self-esteem?The term ‘self-esteem’ is often confused and used to refer to three separate but connected aspects of what makes up our perception of ourselves: Self-Worth - Temporary state of feeling good or bad about ourselves. How we feel when… Continue reading Self-Esteem

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Sketch Walk: David Oluwale and Hibiscus Rising

We are thrilled to share the details of our first Sketch Walk in 2024, in partnership with Leeds Church Institute and Sketch Club Social. We will be meeting at our office at 43 The Calls on the evening of Monday 11 March, walking to David Oluwale Bridge and "Hibiscus Rising" to learn more about our… Continue reading Sketch Walk: David Oluwale and Hibiscus Rising

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Enneagram Retreat Day: The Enneagram in the Home

With a New Year comes a new series of Enneagram Retreat Days! In 2024, we will be hosting Enneagram Days focusing on Home, Sub-types, and Prayer & Spirituality. Images read: Enneagram Retreat: Enneagram in the Home. How can understanding the Enneagram support our closest relationships? Deepen understanding of yourself; deepen understanding of your loved ones;… Continue reading Enneagram Retreat Day: The Enneagram in the Home

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An Out of the Ordinary Christmas – A Meditation for Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

This Leeds Sanctuary meditation was recorded to encourage you to take time to savour waiting, looking for the extraordinary in the ordinary. If you've enjoyed this meditation, take a look at our Christmas events and regular communities - we'd love to see you soon! https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/god-in-the-ordinary-meditation Music is Relaxing Piano Music by Kevin MacLeod on a… Continue reading An Out of the Ordinary Christmas – A Meditation for Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary