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Healthy eating from your store cupboard

By |2020-04-03T14:51:37+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|Tags: , , |

VICTA Young Ambassadors Harriet and Ibz both have a love of cooking and healthy eating. Here they share some top tips on cooking on a budget and nutritional recipe ideas! Quarantine cooking tips from Ibz I'm excited to bring you some fun and healthy snacks to keep you going during quarantine. Although you [...]

20 ways to spend time at home and stay in touch

By |2020-03-30T14:01:58+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|

Staying at home doesn't mean we can't still connect and stay in touch. The move to working or studying from home is a big adjustment and can feel isolating. If you are in need of advice or help, please visit our list of organisations who can help: www.victa.org.uk/staying-informed-social-distancing Keeping a structure to your day [...]

How health and fitness helped me manage my mental health when I became blind

By |2020-02-14T09:36:54+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|Tags: , , , |

By Ibraheem Iqbal Hi everyone, my name is Ibraheem, but you can call me Ibz. I am proud to be one of VICTA’s Young Ambassadors. I have been given the opportunity to write an article about mental health in this issue. I will begin to outline what is meant by health and fitness then I [...]

My gifted green world

By |2020-02-14T09:33:37+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|Tags: , |

By Sonal Sumaria Sea green, olive, dark green, forest green, lime, mint, pear, shamrock, emerald, seaweed, parakeet, sage, jade and viridian are a few of many of shades of green – the colour of nature, peace, life, renewal, energy and safety, I’ve seen and worked with. It’s a colour I’ll never be fed up [...]

Walking for wellbeing

By |2020-02-14T09:30:21+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|Tags: , |

By George Upfield My name is George Upfield, I am 23 years old, and I’m a new ambassador for VICTA. I have been asked to write a short article on the subject of wellbeing. I am visually impaired as the result of a brain tumour which crushed my optic nerves when I was nine. [...]

The long road to country music

By |2020-02-13T14:57:28+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Stories, Strive Ambassadors|

Claire-Louise Fallis interviews BBC presenter Baylen Lennard Over the past few years, thanks to artists such as Taylor Swift and the hit TV show ‘Nashville’, country music has become increasingly popular here in the UK and now there are several festivals that celebrate not just the music, but the country lifestyle in general. Country to Country [...]