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Just five minutes.

17 Jun 2016 by Emma Merchant

Just five minutes into day 1 of PAUSE, and we are witnessing special moments in the lives of young people. Our ‘Letting Go’ zone has connected with young people powerfully this year.  Letting Go: ‘Take a stone. Bring to mind something that is weighing you down. Hold it in your hand for a moment, and […]

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and breathe…

17 Jun 2016 by Emma Merchant

Over 10 volunteers and 30 man and woman hours this week have transformed this classroom. PAUSE is peace, time out, a much needed opportunity for reflection. ‘A lie-in for my mind during school time,’ as one yr 8 pupil so beautifully put it today.    Hardworking volunteers, all of you, you know who you are. […]

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splash the cash? or manage the flow?

9 May 2016 by Emma Merchant

Tim volunteers for Soulscape. He’s great at setting up PAUSE, but he also has specialist skills.  So this year we recommended him for something a bit different in school. ‘42% of young people couldn’t decipher credit/overdrawn on a bank account statement.’ 2013 survey. Tim understands money. Money problems can be a major source of adult depression. When it all goes […]

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