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Our journal celebrates getting back to nature, connecting with our inner child, dreaming of freedom and modern life.
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GOOD DEEDS
WHEN THE PAST IS A FOREIGN COUNTRY
For people with dementia, the confusion of memory loss can be isolating, painful and deeply dehumanising. Which is why the work of the UK charity My Life Films is proving to be so life-affirming. David Annand looks at how the bespoke celluloid life stories it makes are bringing hope, comfort and solace to those with dementia and their loved ones
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GOOD DEEDS
INTO THE WOODS
With as many as one in ten children and young people suffering from mental health problems*, it feels like the idyll of childhood has been lost. But, discovers Fiona Golfar, a charity supported by Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex is using nature to help troubled teens heal their fears and anxieties
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GOOD DEEDS
Meditation Bob
Bob Roth is the world’s most in-demand Transcendental Meditation coach with some 25.7k followers on Instagram, many of them celebrity devotees. He sat at the feet of guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 1970s and today he dispenses wisdom to stressed-out, 21st-century souls, including war veterans, British school children and Katy Perry. By Kathleen Baird-Murray
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

#BeMoreMark

Last year cinematographer Mark Milsome was tragically killed while filming in Ghana which threw his wife, daughter and much of the British film industry into mourning. The man who was behind the camera for countless classics, including Game of Thrones and The Theory of Everything, inspired love, laughter and respect, and today a charitable foundation in his name hopes to spread some of his enormous goodwill. Fiona Golfar finds out more.

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GOOD DEEDS
WILD AT HEART FOUNDATION
When society florist Nikki Tibbles embarked on her third dog rescue mission to Puerto Rico, she thought she knew what to expect. But as Fiona Golfar discovers, you’re never quite prepared for the heartbreak and inspiration.
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THE MAGIC BREAKFAST CLUB
It’s a shocking fact that some half a million children in the UK turn up to school too hungry to learn. When author and campaigner Carmel McConnell came face to face with this in her own London neighbourhood, she knew she had to do something about it. Here, she tells David Annand how, by the end of the year, she will have gone from feeding five schools to over a thousand
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CUT TO THE CHASE
How hairdresser Joshua Coombes’ desire to reach out and connect with people living on the streets launched a humanitarian movement with a pair of scissors and a hashtag. David Annand hears the story behind #DoSomethingForNothing
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