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Giving Tuesday – A Thank You

It’s hard to believe Giving Tuesday is here! It’s been a year of growth and opportunity for us at Big Orange Heart, and we’re keen to do a …

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Overcoming Pain and Understanding Hope: A Self-care Journey

When I set out on my mental health journey, I had no idea that it would be this…complicated.  There are millions of blogs, videos, and books to help …

Color My Heart Orange: Our First Ever Coloring Book

Providing for the mental wellbeing of remote workers and funding the resources necessary to do it is an ongoing job. But have no fear, the creative team at …

Times of Grief as a Business Owner

Yesterday I sat with a family member, listening and comforting, as they planned their funeral. This family member has a diagnosis that has given them an estimated timeline …

WordFest Live 2022 – Call For Speakers Now Open

What have you learned? What do you know? What do you want to share with the global WordPress community? Share your knowledge with the world at Big Orange …

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Announcing WordFest Live 2022

2022 is fast approaching and with it the next WordFest Live! Big Orange Heart and the WordFest Live volunteers kick off another global tour of the WordPress community… March 4, 2022 Save the date and register your interest to get all of the fun and education out of this global …

Call for Sponsors – Support Big Orange Heart In 2022

The Big Orange Heart Foundation has a mission to support and promote positive wellbeing and mental health within remote working communities.   As a registered US non-profit, to deliver on this mission, we need the support and generosity of both the general public making donations and the business sector we work …

Sit and Think

Have you ever wondered how someone can just sit and think? And what are they thinking about? And if it’s worth doing?

The pressures we put on ourselves

When you’re a kid, it’s easy to do your best. You don’t have many pressures or expectations put on you. But as we grow up, the world starts putting pressure on us, and we start putting pressure on ourselves – from our parents, society, and friends… It can be hard …

Recognising the signs of burnout

It is a myth that burnout only happens to people in certain jobs. In fact, burnout can happen to anyone who does any type of work, whether it’s in an office or from home. Burnout doesn’t just happen when you’re stressed and tired – it also happens when you feel …

Networking whilst dealing with social anxiety

Social anxiety is a powerful force that can make it difficult to network. It’s something that we can all feel at one time or another, but for people with Social Anxiety Disorder, the fear of social situations can be debilitating. Social anxiety may be triggered by any type of social …

The importance of establishing healthy habits in order to feel your best

How do you feel about your routine? Do the days, weeks and months slip by without any sense of progress or accomplishment? Does it seem like every day is a struggle to get through? Does it sometimes feel like life is passing you by while all you can do is …

Mental Health Support: Tips for Listening and Talking

The mental health epidemic is not going away anytime soon. With (or without) a mental illness diagnosis, it can be difficult to know when and how to talk about mental health with friends, family and colleagues. If you are someone who has mental ill-health, there may be levels of embarrassment …

Color My Heart Orange

Color My Heart Orange – a collaborative and community-focused project – is the first in a series of mindfully focused coloring books by Big Orange Heart.

Now Available 

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