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Life in my Shoes at Who Cares? Youth Gathering

October 22, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
On Wednesday 23rd October from 9-12.30pm, Life in my Shoes will be taking part in Youth Gathering Who Cares? at the Southbank Centre in London. Part of the Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference 2013, the event brings together scientists and change makers. Young people attending will be challenged to make up their minds about […]
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Life in my Shoes Team Highly Commended at Charity Times Awards

October 17, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
Last night, the Life in my Shoes Campaign Manager Emily headed off to the Lancaster Hotel, London for the Charity Times Awards to represent both LIMS and Body & Soul as we were nominated for TWO awards! We were really proud that LIMS had been nominated for the Campaign Team of the Year Award, especially […]
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Patterns

October 1, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
This blog comes from B&S staff member Ethan – a keen runner – who has been thinking about patterns in life and thinking. Yesterday I ran a new route. I forget how fun it is to explore a new area by running. For the last six months most of my runs have consisted of the […]
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In My Shoes: My Week At Island Records

August 21, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
Body & Soul’s first apprentice, who has also been working on Life in my Shoes, has started a year-long apprenticeship to help hone her musical talent, develop her resilience and experience of the workplace. This is her blog of her week’s work experience at Island Records. “My first day at Island Records was great. I […]
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Life in my Shoes Exhibition Launches on the South Bank

June 25, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
On the day that the Life in my Shoes exhibition launches on the South Bank, Emily,the LIMS campaign manager blogs… “When we first started Life in my Shoes a few years ago, I don’t think I ever imagined that it would take us on such an incredible and varied journey… from classrooms across the country […]
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Life in my Shoes takes over the South Bank with new Exhibition

June 12, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
We’re very excited to announce that Life in my Shoes will be hosting a photographic exhibition on London’s South Bank from 25th June – 5th July featuring both young people living with HIV and supporting celebrities such as Denise Lewis, Christine Ohuruogu and Kate Moss. The exhibition will spread Life in my Shoes’ message to a […]
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Trying is Important

June 11, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
Last Saturday I did something I rarely do… I slept in, well at least kind of slept in. What I did was woke up a bit later than usual and then sat in bed with a cup of coffee and read for nearly 4 hours! When I posted the information on Facebook a good friend […]
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Sizing you up…

May 22, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
Have you done this??? I’m guilty, I admit it. I have spent too much time judging books by their cover, DVD’s by their case and wine by the label. One thing I need to make sure I stop myself from doing is judging people. You may be like me at a race as you are […]
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Life in my shoes – the literal interpretation

May 13, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
This post is the first of many from Ethan – our most recent LIMS recruit, in more ways than one…   I started working for Body & Soul in November 2012, having volunteered at Body & Soul for 4 years prior to that. As an experiential educator, living outdoors is a way of life for me, so being […]
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JESSIE J – MY SWEET VALENTINE – visits Body & Soul

February 19, 2013 Posted by bodyandsoul
So, it’s the fourteenth day of the second month… yes it’s Valentines Day. So of course I put a little extra effort into my outfit and put my best face on. No, there wasn’t a handsome prince waiting to take me out or treat me to a date. I was getting ready for the one and only […]
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