A couple of weeks ago, I took myself away for a couple of days on a solo life and business planning retreat and I’m totally convinced it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.Read More
Did you know that we also offer a range of mini BearHugs? Our adorable CubHugs make the perfect thinking of you gifts to send in the post.
We’ve got a whole range of miniature hug in a box gifts, and to give you some inspiration we’ve put together a list our favourite Cub Hug ideas.Read More
On 16th July, I had the incredible honour of being given The University of Sheffield Robert Boucher Distinguished Alumni Award. Seven years after graduating as a Speech and Language Therapist, I was asked to speak at one of this year’s graduation ceremonies about my journey to become Chief Sender of Hugs.Read More
Yesterday I popped across to the very special place that is Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. As part of our donation scheme, we regularly donate personalised hug-in-a-box gifts through our four charity partners. One of those partners is Bluebell Wood, a beautiful place which supports children with life shortening conditions and their families. Every month our wonderful Hug Donation Assistant Georgina designs 10 personalised hugs for children and families of Bluebell Wood.
It was really lovely to have the opportunity to catch up on how it’s all been working out. It was amazing to hear how well received the hugs have been and extra special to speak to one lovely mum personally.Read More
Some of our favourite picks to build the cosiest ‘hug in a box’ giftRead More
Looking to send the perfect Christmas gift box? Here at BearHugs, we’ve got a whole range of lovely, seasonal goods designed to help make the perfect Christmas hug in a box.Read More
If you’ve been following us for a while, you might remember when we asked for your help designing our very own teddy bear.
Today’s the day we get to tell you our little bear, Bill, is finally here!Read More
Mindfulness gifts have become more and more popular amongst our customers recently as the importance and benefits of mindfulness have become better understood. In short, mindfulness can help us enjoy life more and understand ourselves better.
Here’s some information for the NHS about mindfulness and some of BearHugs’ customer’s favourite mindfulness gifts.Read More
Kelly Williams has recently written a post, 12 Ways You Can Support Your Chronically Ill Friend, for The Mighty, and has kindly included BearHugs gift boxes in her list.
Kelly offers her 12 top ways to support someone in your life living with chronic illness, including ‘Do Your Research’ and ‘Step Into Our World - Since We Can’t Step Out’. Her final tip is simply ‘Gifts Mean The World’, and it’s here where Kelly talks about BearHugs.Read More
Here at BearHugs, we love the idea of a ‘hug in a box.
BearHugs’ Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye says: "The idea for BearHugs first came about after I received an especially thoughtful package from a friend just when I needed it most."
In other words, a hug in a box!
“When you can't leave the house very often, anything arriving through the post takes on greater significance. That little package completely turned my day around.”Read More
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
This year, Father’s Day in the UK is Sunday June 17th. That’s not so far away!
We know that it can be difficult to come up with thoughtful Father’s Day gifts, so we thought we’d put together some of our favourite products that we think will make the perfect Father’s Day gift for the Dad in your life.Read More