Becoming a recogniser 

Inspiration for living a more thoughtful life


Becoming a Recogniser is where you can find inspiration for living a more thoughtful life and how to become the ultimate recogniser. Our research in The Age of Recognition report found out that over half of the people involved said that they have felt alone at times, rising to 70% amongst 18-24 year olds. We believe that recognition is the antidote to feeling alone, and that small thoughtful acts of kindness can make a big difference when people need it most. We hope that this section inspires and motivates you to help those around you feel seen, valued and recognised.

Here you can find inspiration for living a more thoughtful life and learn how to become the ultimate recogniser. 


To be seen, valued and recognised is one of the most precious gifts we can give to another human being. It may look like smiling at a stranger, checking in on a friend, sending a loved one a thoughtful gift ... small acts of recognition make a big difference. In our busy world though it's so easy to get caught up in the businesses that we forget to look outwards, we lack the time to check-in, the creative capacity to be thoughtful. And so, many of us, each facing daily challenges of our own, struggle alone.


We believe that recognition is the antidote to feeling alone, and that small thoughtful acts of recognition can make a big difference when people need it most. We hope that this section inspires and motivates you to help those around you feel seen, valued and recognised.

Who needs recognising at Christmas?

RECOGNITION

As you wrap your presents and prepare for Christmas, let us turn our hearts and minds to those who need recognising at this time.

What is recognition?

RECOGNITION

We can often hide the very things we need to feel seen in. We are shaped by our life experiences which impact how we go about our daily lives. Recognition is taking the time to acknowledge each other's existence, taking a moment to look and see.

The power of recognition

RECOGNITION

The power of recognition is to see and be seen. 


To be seen for who you are, what you bring and seen in the experiences in life you have faced or are facing. 

Who needs recognition this Christmas?

RECOGNITION

As you wrap your presents and prepare for Christmas, let us turn our hearts and minds to those who need recognising at this time.

Becoming a recogniser - the essential tool kit

RECOGNITION

So give recognition as often as you can, because it’s the most abundant, yet most precious thing in the world. 

What is recognition?

RECOGNITION

We can often hide the very things we need to feel seen in. Recognition is taking the time to acknowledge each other's existence, taking a moment to look and see.

The power of recognition

RECOGNITION

The power of recognition is to see and be seen. To be seen for who you are, what you bring, seen in the experiences in life you have faced or are facing.