Run Talk Run – helping people’s mental health through physical activity

2021-04-28T09:59:43+01:00

Jess Robson, founder of Run Talk Run, talks about how she started the organisation and how they've coped during the pandemic. Run Talk Run was created in 2017 on the back of a year weighed down with depression. Having opted for formal therapy, medication, and other “tickbox” self care strategies without much luck, I discovered one thing which helped a lot - talking about my mental health whilst on a run. I searched for support whereby I could move and talk about my hard days, and negative thoughts but couldn’t find a space that felt right to me in my depressed state.   [...]

Run Talk Run – helping people’s mental health through physical activity2021-04-28T09:59:43+01:00

Goldies Live – fun, free sing-a-longs from the sofa

2021-01-26T11:39:38+00:00

The Goldies Charity are well known and loved for our daytime Sing&Smile sessions. These sessions, prior to the lockdown, numbered 220 groups across England and Wales, reaching 3500 people every month. These fun social sing-a-long sessions, alongside intergenerational activities, Age Awareness days, concerts and festive celebrations, aim to combat isolation with older isolated and often vulnerable people, building stronger communities and supportive friendships. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant the temporary closure of all Sing&Smile sessions across England and Wales from March 2020. But we adapted quickly with the launch of our first ever digital service - GoldiesLive - [...]

Goldies Live – fun, free sing-a-longs from the sofa2021-01-26T11:39:38+00:00
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