Month: July 2023

Exploring the impact of life on our mental wellbeing

On Friday 14 July 2023, Hornsey Vale Community Centre hosted a workshop on mental health awareness led by Haringey Talking Therapies.  Haringey Talking Therapies started a few years ago to raise awareness, tackle stigma, and increase access to mental health services for people who might find it difficult. It is …

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Forest at sunrise with bluebells beneath trees

Overcoming challenges: the benefits of counselling

While counselling and its related benefits has become a much more publicly discussed topic in recent years, many people still find it challenging to consider entering into a counselling space. The thought of speaking to a stranger about some of your deepest thoughts and feelings is hard even for the …

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Getting moving to lift your mood

For trained exercise tutor Val Forsyth, getting people moving at the Hornsey Vale Community Centre’s monthly Lunch Club has been an uplifting experience.  Hornsey Vale’s monthly Lunch Club allows local residents to mingle and enjoy a sit-down two-course meal prepared by a chef. Lunch is usually served 1-2 pm followed by tea/coffee …

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