Community Connections

Quiet Connections Falmouth

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Quiet Connections Falmouth

inFalmouth Thanks to Hannah at inFalmouth for sharing this lovely piece on the Quiet Connections Falmouth group! We meet at Huddle Cafe in Falmouth on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This is a place where it’s okay to talk and it’s okay to be quiet too. The group is run by Sophie […]

News/Events

Celebrating our inspiring women

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Celebrating Inspiring Women

International Women’s Day 2019: Our most inspiring women On International Women’s Day 2019, Cornwall Live celebrated some of the wonderful women who contribute so much to Cornwall. 60 inspiring women made the list, and it must have been challenging to narrow the list down to 60 with so many courageous women making a difference in […]

Relationships

To the one(s) I ran away from

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to the ones that got away

Valentine’s Day can be far from a happy occasion for many of us. It’s a time when we can feel very alone and get deep into comparisons, self-criticisms and shame. With hearts and flowers everywhere we look, it’s easy to feel a heightened, more painful sense of our own perceived flaws and wonder if we’ll […]

Coping strategies

What is happiness to you?

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What is happiness to you?

Did you know there are three aspects of happiness? In order to feel truly happy, we have to fulfil each of these areas: Pleasure, Engagement and Meaning. Let’s briefly explore why each of these components are important to your happiness; what activities might look like in each area; and the kind of things that could […]

Coping strategies

How gratitude makes you happier

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Quiet Connections - Gratitude and happiness

Have you noticed how so many of us live with a mindset that tells us “I’ll be happy when I’m… thinner/have a job/in a relationship/earning more (whatever ‘it’ is for you)”? Maybe we really will be happy then. Maybe not. The harsh reality is, if we’ve become so focused on the darkness in life, and […]