Meeting HRH The Prince of Wales

This week I met the President and Founder of The Prince’s Trust, HRH The Prince of Wales, in London for an event celebrating the Prince’s Trust’s enterprise programme. I got to meet a lot of incredible people who have started business over the last 36 years with the support of the Enterprise Programme too. It was an amazing evening and, as always, I'm so proud to be supporting The Prince’s Trust.

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Emma Jackson

Emma Jackson is an illustrator, printmaker and art teacher who loves anything and everything to do with art. The mini lion tote bag is from her Emili brand that she created with her two young daughters to help raise awareness of some of the amazing wild animals that are close to extinction due to human action.  

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Vote Now - Faye nominated for Hello Magazine's Star Women Kindness Award

Our very own Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, has been chosen as one of the final four for Hello Magazine’s #hellotokindness Star Women Award. The winner will be chosen by a vote of Hello readers.

To read more about the award and the nominees, including Faye, see this page on Hello’s website or pick up a copy of the latest issue of Hello.

If you’d like to vote for Faye to win, you can do so at the bottom of the page.

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Personalised Father's Day Gifts

Have you been looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift box for the father figure in your life? Well, with Father’s Day nearly upon us (it’s Sunday June 16th - mark your calendars!), we’d love to help you choose the perfect father’s day gift to send this Father’s Day.

Don’t forget, when placing any order through the BearHugs site, you can choose the date we pop it in the post, so whether you’re having it delivered or handing it over in person, you can make sure it arrives in time.

We’ve listed a few of our favourite suggestions below, but be sure to head over to our special Father’s Day page here to check out our full range of Father’s Day gifts and gift boxes.

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Allontheboard's BearHug

If you’re familiar with the kinder side of the internet, we’ve no doubt you’ll be familiar with allontheboard. Their positive messages and thoughts have not only been brightening the journeys of those getting the tube in London, but also those online who have been keeping track of their messages each day.

We thought it was about time someone showed them how much they are appreciated - so we sent them a BearHug. We were very surprised to hear it was their first ever piece of fanmail!

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Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating the end of Ramadan.
We’ve really enjoyed sending out Eid BearHugs this year, and as Ramadan concludes for 2019, we wish you all a joyful Eid al-Fitr!

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BearHugs and Twinkl Wellbeing Month

BearHugs is very excited to be a part of Twinkl’s Wellbeing Month 2019.

What is Twinkl’s Wellbeing Month? Well, it’s “where we show our appreciation and gratitude to the nation's teachers through support, advice and giveaways.”

Here at BearHugs we’re a big supporter of our underappreciated teachers, and we’re delighted to be taking part in Twink’s Wellbeing Month.

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Jess Sharp

Jess has always loved designing and creating products. A lot of her work focuses on mental health and wellbeing. She tries to make and design products that have a positive message and can act as reminders when you need it most. 

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Emily Coxhead

Emily Coxhead is a fluffy-haired, smiley kinda thing but also a designer, illustrator and happy thing maker. In 2015 she published The Happy News, a newspaper celebrating only the good stuff going on around the world, after a successful Kickstarter campaign that tripled its target. Emily has since appeared on BBC, HuffPost, Virgin and more, released a range of greeting cards and merchandise, published her book 'Make Someone Happy' with Penguin Random House and is continuing to expand all things happy from the worlds tiniest, most rainbow-filled office. Emily aims to add a little bit of sunshine to this funny old planet, making a few people smile along the way.

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Our Tiny Bees

Jon, the founder of Our Tiny Bees, is committed to 100% natural skincare.

Our Tiny Bees are purveyors of naturally effective skincare using 100% British beeswax and honey. They work directly with British beekeepers and bee farmers to carefully harvest honey and beeswax, which they then use in their product range.

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Wild Swan

Wild Swan believe in the importance of self-care and taking the time to unwind. Started by Sheffield-based artist Jess and her Mum Lesley, Wild Swan create natural botanical well-being products to sooth and nourish. 

Wild Swan began after Jess noticed she would struggle with skin irritation and headaches when around lit candles or diffusers. Jess decided to research making her own, all-natural products. As Jess' mum Lesley had been making her own flower essences and botanical remedies for years, she made the perfect Wild Swan partner!

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Alkimi and Aura

Kim Scott founded Alkimi & Aura after leaving a rewarding but high-stress position as a director of a housing charity, taking early retirement to explore her passion for natural beauty and fragrance. Having always loved perfume, Kim took a leap of faith to study natural cosmetics and fragrances at the renowned Grasse Institute of Perfumery in France. She returned to the UK determined to empower and inspire other women to be creative, relax, connect with others and uncover their passions.

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Gift Guide: The Perfect Thank You Teacher Gifts

Being a teacher can often be a thankless task, and we know how hard it can be to find an appropriate way to thank a teacher for everything they’ve do. It’s crunch time of the year again for students and teachers alike, so we’ve put together this list of perfect thank you teacher gifts to help you put together the perfect teacher thank you gift box.

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