The Power Of The Paintbrush: How Art Therapy Is Saving Children With Mental Health Issues

For an adult suffering with a mental health problem, talking about how they’re feeling can be difficult. So, for a child with limited language skills, opening up about their feelings can be almost impossible. That’s where art therapy comes in. It uses activities, such as painting, to help children understand and discuss thoughts they may…

Meet The Companies That Make Their Salaries Public – And Say They Are Happier For It

This is Joel. He’s 28, and he earns $218,000 (£153,000) a year. Everyone knows that, because it’s on this public spreadsheet. All the salaries are public at Buffer, the tech startup Joel Gascoigne runs; from his pay as the CEO to that of the lowest-paid worker, Mick, who makes $46,100 (£32,510). Joel Gascoigne has team…

Patagonia Black Friday Donation Tops $10 Million And It’s All Going Towards Protecting The Planet

An American outdoor clothing brand has given some of the world’s biggest companies a lesson in how to give back amid feverish Black Friday sales. Patagonia has followed through with a commitment to donate all its sales from the day to grassroots environmental organisations – even though the final total is five times its own expectations….

5 Incredible Beauty Bloggers With Disablities You Need To Follow

In an industry obsessed with the quest for perfection, an epidemic of poor body image and a culture of Photoshopped selfies – there’s a refreshing new change. Meet the bloggers proving that a disability doesn’t stop you from being beautiful, sharing their incredible stories with thousands of followers. Here are five bloggers and vlogglers helping…

Hatchimals Review: Mum Gives Brutally Honest Opinion On This Year’s Most Popular Toy For Christmas

A mum has taken to Facebook to give parents a brutally honest review of the latest toy craze: Hatchimals. Kirsty Myerscough, from Manchester, said her review of the interactive toy pets that start their life in an egg then “hatch”, was based on her seven-year-old daughter’s experience with the toy. “So this one is one-week-old and has…

How One Jewellery Line Is Giving Guatemalan Women A Better Life

There’s much more to these pretty bracelets than meets the eye.  For women living in rural Guatemalan villages, they’re a ticket to healthcare access, education and earning a wage.  The jewellery line is backed by Wakami, an organisation that aims to give people from remote communities a better life by helping them generate an income. Artisans from…

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