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June 2022

Joyful June Calendar

Pride Month:
June is Pride month – a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world.
Stonewall is a large is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights charity. It is the largest LGBT rights organisation in Europe.

National Cancer Survivors Day – Sunday 5 June:
National Cancer Survivors day is a day to celebrate the lives of those who have survived, inspire those who have been recently diagnosed and gather support for families!

World Environment Day – Sunday 5 June:
World Environment Day is a day to reflect on how we look after our Planet. In our galaxy there are billions of planets but there is only one Earth!

Child Safety Week – W/C Monday 6 June:
Child Safety Week is an annual community education campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT), acting as a catalyst for thousands of safety conversations and activities UK-wide.

Diabetes Awareness Week – W/c Monday 13 June:
Diabetes week is a week to raise awareness of diabetes and celebrate those who live with it each and every day

World Blood Donor Day – Tuesday 14 June:
World Blood Donor Day raises awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products to save others.

Have you seen our Calming Cards? Each offer different technique on how to calm your heart and mind. 
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Keep an eye on our Facebook page for awareness days and events.

External Events

TED Talks

Brittany Packnett: How to build your confidence and spark it in others
Chris Bailey: How to get your brain to focus
Christine Lewandowski-Shannon: Mental Well-Being & Mindfulness
Daryl Davis: A chance encounter with a member of the Ku Klux Klan 
Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat: How mindfulness meditation redefines pain, happiness & satisfaction
Gen Kelsang Nyema: Happiness is all in your mind
Jackson Bird: How to talk and listen to transgender people
Kathryn Schulz: Being wrong
Kio Stark: Why you should talk to strangers 
Light Watkins: Debunking the five most common meditation myths

Podcasts

The Burnt Chef Journal – Join us as we explore mental health and wellbeing within the hospitality world and talk openly with our guests about the journey through their careers and experiences with mental health and stress.
Food for Thought Podcast – On a mission to simplify wellness, Rhiannon’s Food For Thought podcast will equip you with all the evidence-based advice you need to live and breathe a healthy lifestyle. She is joined by special guests, all of whom can be considered experts in the world of wellbeing, so that together we can learn fact from fiction and empower the healthiest versions of ourselves with trusted, expert advice.
Give me Strength – What makes a strong person to you? Bestselling author and personal trainer Alice Liveing interviews extraordinary people about the importance of building mental and physical resilience and how this can empower us to live happier, stronger lives.
Happy Place Podcast – Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place podcast series builds on the success of the top 10 bestseller Happy, where Fearne draws on her own experiences and shares advice from experts on how to work through feeling blue to finding joy each and every day. Listen to Fearne chat with guests about mental health and their experiences.
How to Fail Podcast – How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is a podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better.