The Shine project aims to provide; support, friendship and encouragement to young teenage girls using a variety of different approaches. Shine equips girls with the knowledge that they and others are valuable, beautiful, loveable and unique.
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Above is one of our Shine co-ordinators going into a school to promote the benefits of exercise.
"So many of the girls have given up on exercise because they feel they are not any good at it." - Anne, Shine co-ordinator
Come and support our bag pack at Tesco Extra on Castle Lane on 16th July from 9.30am - 1pm
At Shine one of the first things we discuss is how to love the skin you are in, so this summer take care of your self, you are important and remember your suntan lotion!
During our Shine sessions we use the action of eating a chocolate as a mindfulness exercise. Here are some top tips to help you to regularly incorporate mindfulness into your daily lives by using something we do everyday - eating a meal.
Find out what happened when The Shine Project attended the Bournemouth Mayor's Volunteer Awards on Tuesday.
Shine's co-ordinator Anne met with some lovely Bournemouth University Journalism Students who have been busy putting together an interactive documentary about the pressures teenage girls face today.
Are we beautiful just the way we are?
Too much chocolate?
Sometimes we have to choose to get out and get active. Liz finds out the benefits of physical activity as she puts into practise the Shine challenge of ensuring we do at least one hour of physical activity per day.