Posts tagged bearhugs
Faye's interview with Country Pop duo, Ward Thomas

A little while back I was invited to the very fancy Sony Music offices in London to be interviewed by Country Pop sisters Ward Thomas. Catherine and Lizzy were so lovely, warm and welcoming. It was great to chat with them about all things mindfulness, social media and BearHugs

Read More
Silver Linings

A couple of weeks ago my lovely BearHugs-mobile ‘Little Blue’ was stolen after our house was burgled. While it was very annoying and has created a lot of admin, noone was hurt, I have insurance and in a few months time probably won’t think about it at all. 

What it has brought to light though is some seriously incredible loveliness that I definitely won’t forget. If you need a little reminder that people are inherently good, here’s a little list of kindnesses I’ve felt beyond lucky for in the last few weeks...

Read More
Faye on The Storybook Cafe Podcast

Our Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, was recently a guest on The Storybook Cafe podcast with the exceptionally lovely Amy.

Each episode of The Storybook Cafe “will focus on a different element of mental health, including self-care activities and practices, common things which affect our mental health, and how our identities intersect with mental health.”
To listen to Faye’s episode, follow this link or search for The Storybook Cafe in your podcast app.

Read More
Our 2018 Random Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar is here!

We’re very happy to have released our shareable, printable 2018 Kindness Advent Calendar through our website and social media free for anyone to share and use this December.

The Kindness Advent Calendar features a different act of kindness for each day in the run up to Christmas, including acts like Spread the word about a small charity and Send an encouraging text or email to a friend, with each act chosen specifically to help as many people as possible spread as much kindness as possible this festive period.

Read More
Sheffield Gifts - Our Favourite Sheffield Makers

For those of you who don’t know, Sheffield is the home of BearHugs!

Sheffield is where Faye, our Chief Sender of Hugs, went to university, and is home to so many of BearHugs’ favourite people and creators.

Did you know BearHugs stocks wonderful products from a whole host of brilliant Sheffield makers?

Read More
BearHugs featured in Homestyle Magazine

HomeStyle magazine recently included BearHugs as part of their article on ‘Christmas Shopping With A Difference’.

“With our thoughts beginning to turn towards Christmas shopping, it's time to think of ways to embrace the approaching season of goodwill and buy gifts that delight their recipients, while also helping the next generation of entrepreneurs”

Read More
Review on The Invisible Hypothyroidism

The wonderful Rachel of The Invisible Hypothyroidism has recently written a piece about BearHugs for her site.

If you are looking for friendly, down-to-earth, commentary and information on thyroid conditions, The Invisible Hypothyroidism is the place to go.” – The National Academy of Hypothyroidism

Rachel says that “BearHugs are a company I’ve been aware of for a few years now. I discovered this personalised gift box company when searching for something to send to a friend in need of a pick me up.”

Rachel had some really lovely words to say about her experiences with BearHugs, both as a sender and receiver!

Read More
Review on Peonies and Blooming Life

Mollie of Peonies and Blooming Life has very kindly featured BearHugs in her latest blog post.

We were really happy to see how much Mollie seemed to get what BearHugs is all about, saying that “the idea is that the feeling of love within a hug can be given when you can’t be there in person.”

Read More
Hug in a Mug... in a box!

As hot-drink fanatics, we’ve been using the phrase a hug in a mug as long as we can remember. Sometimes it’s the only way to describe the joy of a nice warm drink just when you need it. If you’re tired, cold, or just taking a moment to yourself, holding a nice warm cuppa is as good as it gets.

Read More
5 Things You Can Do For A Friend Struggling With Their Mental Health

Jo of Adventures in Adulting has very kindly included BearHugs in her lovely post ‘5 Things You Can Do For A Friend Struggling With Their Mental Health’.

Amongst her other tips, including ‘Talk About Other Things’ and ‘Don’t Try To Fix It’, Jo mentions ‘Send Surprise Post’.

Read More