Relate Bedfordshire and Luton is offering advice to help families make the most of the World Cup season. The tournament, which kicks off on 12th June, has been known in the past for causing family rows over control of the TV remote and fans spending more time than usual away from the family. But Relate… Read more »
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I was recently running some school sessions with a group of sixteen year olds about relationships. We were talking about friendship and what makes a good friend, and got into a discussion on how many Facebook friends they had. Many of the group had over 300 contacts on Facebook, but is this real friendship?
First Talktime seminar On 20th March 2014 Relate Bedfordshire and Luton held its first ever Talktime training event at the Rufus Centre in Flitwick. It was attended by 24 senior teachers, safeguarding officers, heads of inclusion and pastoral heads from 16 schools across Bedfordshire and Luton.
There is an ad campaign for a bank that runs a strap line “for the journey”. It taps into the belief that human beings all share a similar journey through life – starting out, making partnerships, careers, children, juggling demands, hitting unexpected obstacles and so on. The campaign is very successful as it touches something… Read more »
A recent independent evaluation of relationship support services has demonstrated clear financial and emotional benefits to individuals and society as a whole. Specifically, the Department for Education-commissioned report found that Relate’s couple counselling service delivers £11.40 of benefit respectively for every £1 spent. This is calculated by looking at what costs are saved by reducing the… Read more »
Special days throughout the year can be tough time for separated families, with parents and children all too often feeling pulled in different directions over celebrations. That’s why Relate Bedfordshire and Luton, has compiled tips for both mums and dads to help make the day special for everyone.
Brand new 3 hour workshop starts on 27th March 2014 Coaching, unlike Counselling, is action based and solution focused. Our workshop, is led by a qualified Life Coach, and will cover some or all of the following topics: Building self esteem Eliminating emotional baggage Attracting the wrong people Conditional versus Unconditional love Conflict management The… Read more »
Losing a parent Buddhism has a maxim, “we are alive therefore we will die”. This is a simple and obvious truth of existence but one which we struggle to come to terms with. Death and dying are often a big taboo in families, who would readily discuss other life changing experiences. There is the natural… Read more »