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On becoming Platfform

Ewan Hilton

Chief Executive

We don’t need policy tweaks or shifts. We need large scale transformation of mind-set and system.

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  1. Kindness as the new black?

    Charlotte Waite

    Director of Transformation & System Change

    If a kindness lens helps us reflect more compassionately on our own motives for being and doing then that can bring enlightenment, which can, in turn, motivate change, it has for me.

    21 May 2020
  2. Let’s be cautious about kindness

    Ewan Hilton

    Chief Executive

    Kindness on its own doesn’t quite cut it for me. It glosses over the really tough stuff. The pain, the poverty, the generational unemployment, abuse, violence and structural inequality that many people face every day.

    19 May 2020
  3. Tips to share with children to help them cope with the new normal

    Elizabeth Gregory

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist

    We are used to life staying pretty much the same – doing the same things, going to the same places and seeing the same people. That has changed with Coronavirus; and we are all having to get used to life being very different.

    08 April 2020
  4. Why language matters

    Bryony Shannon

    Practice Development Officer

    Language is the most powerful tool we have. Let’s use it well.

    09 March 2020
  5. This could be why you’re depressed or anxious

    Johann Hari

    TED

    In this thought-provoking talk, journalist and author Johann Hari shares fresh insights on the causes of depression and anxiety from experts around the world - as well as some emerging solutions.

    22 January 2020
  6. The Importance of a community

    Amy Middleton

    PTS Coach at Mayday Trust

    The value of building positive networks can’t be overlooked.

    19 November 2019
  7. Kind Cardiff: ordinary people

    Charlotte Waite

    Director of Transformation & System Change

    The simplicity and accessibility of kindness is a powerful call to action, it can tie us deeply to collectives of friends, families and groups, and to causes bigger than ourselves.

    13 November 2019