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Articles from the My Amazing Story team.

Tips for starting your day right from the Togetherall team

Since March 2020, our lives have radically changed. We started working from home, stopped seeing friends, and spent most our time between the four walls of our house. Some of us might have found new hobbies; from baking to quizzing with friends on Zoom, but still many of us have found it difficult to cope. […]

Anxiety about Lockdown Easing

We have all had to change our lives significantly over the past year and lockdown has been difficult. But for many people, the idea of restrictions being lifted and things starting to get back to ‘normal’ comes with a lot of anxiety, uncertainty, and stress. You might be feeling overwhelmed with all the changes, and […]

The Power of Storytelling

Storytelling is amazing, not just for the people listening, but also for people to have a chance to share their story and connect with others. So far, Touch Network have held 61 storytelling events and, from our feedback, we can really see the positive impact that storytelling has. We want to share some of the […]

Exciting News for Touch Network!

We are so excited to announce that Touch has been awarded a National Lottery Reaching Communities Grant by The National Lottery Community Fund! This amazing funding will give us the opportunity to expand across Southampton to continue to be the city’s mental health champions. We will also continue to provide support both through our events […]

Big White Wall

We are so excited to announce that everyone in our Touch Network community now has access to Big White Wall! Mental health support online, anonymous and 24/7. At Big White Wall you can speak to someone who understands what you’re going through, anytime & anywhere.   There are chat rooms, resources, creative tools to express […]

The National Lottery Community Fund

We are very grateful to have been awarded a development grant from The National Lottery Community Fund. The aim of this is to enable Touch to develop and to put the structures and systems in place for us to be sustainable for the future. We are going to be able to engage some brilliant expertise […]

Why overcoming your fears can transform your life

Everyone has their own fears. These fears could be of certain animals or actions, or it could even be something as deep as specific feelings. Whatever your fears may be, it could sometimes provide a physical or mental barrier and prevent us from achieving something. Take someone with a fear of public speaking as an […]