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Greater Manchester Police takes on Twixtmas
24th December, 2013
Become a better driver over the 5 days of the Twixtmas holiday
23rd December, 2013
Do some pyjama philanthropy during the Twixtmas break
23rd December, 2013
Give yourself a 5 day ‘happiness workout’ during the Twixtmas break and make it a binge happy holiday
23rd December, 2013
Five day ‘Better Death’ programme during the Twixtmas break - as some 500,000 in UK of all ages will die during 2014 Help to plan for your ‘inevitable’.
23rd December, 2013
More people do porn than charity during the holiday between Christmas and New Year
23rd December, 2013
Join the #UniversityofTwixtmas
23rd December, 2013
Twixtmas 2013: Do 5 easy things to make your world better - and gain a degree from the ‘University of Twixtmas’ - a time for mass binge learning and doing social good
11th December, 2013
Greater Manchester Police takes on Twixtmas
27th December, 2012
Just one more day to go!
26th December, 2012
More people do porn than charity during the holiday between Christmas and New Year
21st December, 2012
Help spread health and wellbeing this Twixtmas
18th December, 2012
Become a better driver over the 5 days of the Twixtmas holiday
17th December, 2012
Give yourself a 5 day ‘happiness workout’ during the Twixtmas break and make it a binge happy holiday
17th December, 2012
Do some pyjama philanthropy during the Twixtmas break
17th December, 2012
Be better prepared for the inevitable - a five day ‘Better Death’ programme during Twixtmas
17th December, 2012
Twixtmas – the anti-procrastination break
9th December, 2012
What’s your 5 must-read books for Twixtmas?
8th December, 2012
The ‘University of Twixtmas’ – mass binge learning and doing social good
26th November, 2012
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23rd November, 2012
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31st December, 2011
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30th December, 2011
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29th December, 2011
Twixtmas Day 2
28th December, 2011
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27th December, 2011
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26th December, 2011
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25th December, 2011
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24th December, 2011
What new skills can you learn over the 5 days of Twixtmas?
22nd December, 2011
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21st December, 2011
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20th December, 2011
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19th December, 2011
What 5 books will you be enjoying this Twixtmas?
16th December, 2011
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9th December, 2011
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7th December, 2011
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5th December, 2011
Sustainable Scotland gets behind Twixtmas message
3rd December, 2011
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24th November, 2011
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21st November, 2011
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16th November, 2011
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27th June, 2011
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14th April, 2011
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5th January, 2011
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4th January, 2011
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30th December, 2010
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29th December, 2010
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28th December, 2010
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28th December, 2010
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22nd December, 2010
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21st December, 2010
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17th December, 2010
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16th December, 2010
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15th December, 2010
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15th December, 2010
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6th December, 2010
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3rd December, 2010
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1st December, 2010
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1st December, 2010
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1st December, 2010
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25th November, 2010
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17th November, 2010
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15th November, 2010
RSA flags up Twixtmas
14th November, 2010
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3rd November, 2010

It’s Twixtmas! Day 1 of a great 5 days

Twixtmas is here – the five days for everyone to do five good things to make the world a better place between the Christmas and New Year holiday.

 

Instead of what is traditionally for many a fallow period in the holiday season it can be transformed into a time to enjoy all the other things in life away from shopping or drinking to excess.

 

Check out our 5 day ‘Binge Happiness Work Out’ to make it a truly happy break:

Day 1 – write down four things over the last week which make you feel grateful. Then write and recapture how you felt about one of the best experiences or thing to happen to you in your life.

Day 2 – write about something good you have done for someone else.

Day 3 – write a short email or letter to someone who you like or care for. Why not  tell them how good they are and why they are important to you?

Day 4 – make a list of your favourite places you have visited, or places you would like to go. Really imagine you are there.

Day 5 – write about your future where everything has gone as well as you have hoped. Also, think about the present, and make a note of four things that went really well for you during the five days of Twixtmas

And thank you to everyone who has been in touch to share their Twixtmas messages including:

 

“My grandson sent me this notice of Twixtmas and I think it's a great idea. I hope others get this and respond according to their sensitivities and eagerness to make this world a better place for all of us to live--goodness knows it's the only world we've got!”

Ernest G Barr

 

“Love it! Congrats on a great idea - have passed it on to friends and looking forward to their feedback and involvement. Thank you.”

Chris

 

“I love your Twixtmas idea. I've been trying to get people connected for Christmas by thinking of others and when I found your website today it seems someone else was already doing it long before I started! Fortunately I found it just before the official start of "twixtmas"... so tomorrow I get to be selfish! Keep up the great work and keep me posted...”

Helen Brown

 

“Hello, I really enjoyed reading about your site - I have only just heard about it and will endeavour to work throught the objectives this year.”

Tobie

 

“what a good idea, will give it a go.”

Catherine Tarrant

 

And there is another idea from Philip Connolly: “don't forget the great opportunity that is Feb 29th. A day when we come into work but don't get paid (annual salaries). So the spirit of Twixtmas could be continued/reviewed/developed on another day. From there it's but a short step to those "I've got to use up my holidays or the XXXXXXXs will just take them away from me- potentially a year round Twixtmas window.”