All posts by Renée Wallen

About Renée Wallen

  • The D-Day Anniversary

    Today marks 75 years since D-Day. Theresa May has addressed the D-Day Veterans at a commemoration ceremony in Normandy, and in an emotionally-charged speech said, “The only two words I can say – thank you.” We echo...

    • Posted June 6, 2019
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  • Soldiering On Awards
    Soldiering On Awards 2020 – Watch This Space!

    Nominations for the 2020 Soldiering On Awards will open on Saturday, June 29th – Armed Forces Day!! What better way to recognise someone’s achievements than to nominate them for a prestigous award? You can help a person or organisation...

    • Posted June 4, 2019
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  • Mental Health Awareness Week – round up

    This month marked an important date in the UK’s healthcare calendar – Mental Health Awareness Week, which ran from May 13th-19th. Over the course of the week, we published seven blogs featuring people, businesses and organisations that...

    • Posted May 22, 2019
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  • Mental health matters: peer support for carers

    When a family member is ill, whether physically or mentally, it impacts on the whole family, particularly those closest to the person affected by the illness or injury. Yet often, the distress caused to other members of...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Mental health matters: an innovative way to keep a parted family close

    Separation anxiety is a mental health issue that affects both children and adults when they are separated from, or are afraid of being separated from a particular person or people – or even a pet. It causes...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Mental health matters: beating the mind games

    One of the issues we see regularly in the press is the problem with children and young people becoming addicted to online gaming. It has been proven that there’s a strong link between video game addiction and...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Mental health matters: mental fitness through sport

    Deptherapy & Deptherapy Education were the worthy winners of the 2018 Soldiering On Award for Healthcare and Rehabilitation (organisation), for their major contribution in providing exceptional skill and commitment to the healthcare treatment, recovery and rehabilitation of...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Mental health matters: turning stress into a positive business force

    Sinah Common Honey is an award-winning business based in Hampshire – in fact, it won the 2019 Soldiering On Award Business of the Year Community Impact Award!  The company was set up by John Geden, a Veteran...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Mental Health Matters: gaining a positive body image

    This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on the concept of positive body image, so who better to explain its importance than Dan Richards, Inspiration Finalist in the 2019 Soldiering On Awards, and host of Channel 4’s...

    • Posted May 14, 2019
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  • Mental Health Matters: how businesses can support employees

    To kick off Mental Health Awareness Week, the team at X-Forces Enterprise has been chatting with former Rifleman Tom Fox, founder of Thoughtify Ltd, a mental health training service for businesses. Tom served in the British Army...

    • Posted May 13, 2019
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