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Hello World – #WPGLOBAL the rebranded Virtual #WPLDN

On February 27, 2020, the #WPLDN community came together for what, we didn’t realise at the time, would be the last time for over two years. Today I’m …

Weglot Supports Big Orange Heart

The Value in Having a Supportive Community Within Your Niche

Online niche communities provide us with the nurture, support, and encouragement we need to grow ourselves and our businesses, and it all starts with embracing our vulnerabilities.

One Week to WordFest Live

Hey there, Can you believe it … just one week to go!!! That’s right! You read that correctly. The countdown until the big day is underway!! Get Your …

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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 you “get your mind right” and not one of them actually tells you that it’s going to be hard.  So, here I …

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 Big Orange Heart has both covered with their new coloring book: Color My Heart Orange! I recently sat down with Dan Maby, …

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 for the remainder of their life – weeks. As they sat there talking, knowing they fully understood all they spoke about, I …

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 Heart’s next WordFest Live, a 24-hour online, global conference focused on WordPress, wellbeing, and remote workers – held March 4th 2022. Submit …

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 …