Highlight on Monday – Personal Inspiration (8)

It’s time to share the more inspiring organisations and the wonderful people that I, Karolien from Look Up, follow. Read more on Personal Inspiration (7).

  • Heart Threads (Facebook and Twitter)
    – HeartThreads is page dedicated to sharing the best stories about the best of us.
    – HeartThreads loves stories of kindness, adversity, local heroes and more.
    – HeartThreads is here to make your day a bit better and shed more light on the amazing people in this world.
  • Special Books by Special Kids (Special Books by Special Kids, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube)
    – They share stories, providing individuals and families from the neurodiverse community with an audience to share their thoughts and experiences.
    – They serve as an educational resource for all humans- from parents, to teachers and service providers, to those unfamiliar with neurodiversity.
    – They connect societies around the world, building a global dialogue around neurodiversity and our response to it.
  • Andy Puddicombe (Facebook and Twitter)
    Andy Puddicombe is the co-founder of Headspace. In his early twenties, midway through a Sports Science degree, he gave it all up, left behind his life in the UK, and set off to Asia to become a Buddhist monk. He spent a decade overseas, training in meditation as a lay person, a novice monk, and as a fully ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. He returned home in 2004, with just one goal in mind: to demystify meditation and make it more accessible for as many people as possible.
  • Headspace (Headspace, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube)
    – Your guide to health and happiness.
    – Live a healthier, happier, more well-rested life with Headspace.
  • Kidskind (YouTube)
    Introducing Kidskind, positive stories about brave, heroic, kind, and compassionate kids who are changing the world.
  • BBC The Social (BBC The Social, Facebook, and Twitter)
    BBC The Social prides itself on being a platform for a wide range of opinions and viewpoints. They feature young people in Scotland talking about the subjects they care about and what they are talking about with their friends.

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