The pitter patter of the young makes all the difference

The 22-month-old and 2-year-old who walked to save lives this Winter. An inspiring duo, who go by the names of Inayah and Yasmin indulge in a variety of activities. You may find them correcting their posture in some baby yoga, or working independently to craft their...

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National Hugging Day: Everyone needs HHUGS!

A hug is the simplest way to show affection. More than words, it allows you to connect with your loved ones on a deeper level. When we cuddle our loved ones, our bodies release “feel good” hormones, triggering feelings of happiness, relaxation and is known...

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5 ways to get more bang for your buck this Winter

Tips on how to save energy and reduce your heating bills. Everyone loves to get their hands on a good deal, a cheeky bargain which saves them a few quid.  In the current climate, these deals and offers make all the difference.  Being able to get the most of...

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Brew Monday: Brew It Better for HHUGS #Brew4HHUGS

We all know the comfort a warming cuppa brings. Be it a cup of strong coffee or a soothing camomile, we all treat ourselves with one to warm ourselves up in this chill. Brew Monday encourages people to get together for a warm cuppa, be it a friend, family or...

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How Fatima Baked it Better this Winter

The image lingered in her mind long after she first saw it.  The image of a sister on the HHUGS website, with a gaunt expression.  It reminded her of a widow who lived in her locality, who had been shunned and abandoned by her family and community.  The...

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Wise words from the young

On a daily basis, we are bombarded with news, stories and gossip. We read, and hear it through conversations we have, on our social media feeds and through newspapers.  We have become accustomed to filtering out unnecessary information, letting it slip in and out...

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Pregnant, outcast and surviving in a cold basement

For many of us, our safe space is our home, surrounded noise and warmth. A place where we sit with our thermostat turned up, our bellies filled and conversation flowing. Imagine having this safe space destroyed. Your family separated from you, your home lost and not...

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Overcoming Stress: Scenes from a Pandemic

Stress is an inevitable part of life. Your stress levels may have increased during the last few months and as we now enter a second lockdown. Here we explore scenes of how we survived stress during from the pandemic, to demonstrate we are all in this together, despite our individual struggles in our own homes.

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