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Helping tiredness and getting some relaxation – top tips from our Inspire Others Team

The Inspire Other’s Team met on Wednesday 28th February 2024 and discussed some solutions for managing tiredness and achieving relaxation. Read on for helpful tips.

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Changing Lives

This is about our visits to local cafés doing inspiring work trying to change lives.

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Coming full circle – tea and tracheostomies

Here we share a special moment in which one of our Inspire Others story contributors – Chris – watches the video story another of our Inspire Others contributors – Craig. We captured two particular moments of connection for Chris – tea and tracheostomies. Dr Richard Coates, who came up with idea for Inspire Others, described the moment of watching the reaction as feeling as if the project had come full circle.

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My Super Hero Triathlon

In August this year, Chris (see his story here) took part in the Super Hero Series Triathlon event at Dorney Lake near Windsor, UK. Superhero Series was born out of a lack of sporting events for the ‘everyday Super Hero’. It was founded by Paralympian Sophia Warner in 2016. They aim to hold bold, fun […]

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What we did over the summer!

We’ve taken a break over the summer to re-charge, but we will be back with lots of new content over the coming months. We did have 2 great events in May and June 2023. In May 2023, we celebrated our 1st anniversary by meeting in person. We launched our website in December 2021, but in […]

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Navigating Holidays with a Neurological Condition

With the weather warming up and summer only around the corner, we were thinking about holidays (we know that you have been, too!) We all know that holidays or time away, whether abroad or a stay-cation can be relaxing, enjoyable, and a much-needed break from home life for many. However, from an Acceptance and Commitment […]

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Chris and Running

Why I run I run mainly for fitness and I’m trying to improve my technique. Before my brain injury I ran through the streets and the woods. I used to run on a treadmill for ages, maybe up to an hour with my headphones on. I used to run to the gym, work out, save […]

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The story behind Inspire Others

A conversation between Dr Richard Coates (Neuropsychologist) and Jude Berraondo (Neuro Speech and Language Therapist) about the inspiration behind the co-design project Inspire Others.

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Happy Christmas (and Anniversary) from Inspire Others!

To celebrate the first anniversary of our website launch, we had hoped to finally all meet up in person. Unfortunately the cold weather and covid had other ideas, so we hosted a festive zoom party instead! Jude Berraondo created a wonderful video to show just how far we’ve all come in a year both personally, […]

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What Matters to Inspire Others?

In Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), we use the term ‘values’ to refer to activities that give our lives meaning. If we think of valuing as a ‘doing word’ (valuing), then we recognise that each day we are taking small steps towards or away from what is important to us. Values are not goals, in that […]

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