Blog

Headtalks blog

Healthy Relationship with Food

Uncategorized

By Rhiannon Lambert Everyone has a unique and special relationship with food. It can be a powerful thing when used effectively for mind and body but, if abused, it can also be detrimental to our health. Food should never be a source of guilt and exercise should never be about counteracting what we ate earlier […]

Mini Meditation To Clear Your Head And Open Your Mind

Uncategorized

  Ben Barnett, whose Head Talk you can view here, has given us a mini meditation to clear your head and open up your mind to wonder. Ben said: “This is a perfect meditation when you are feeling jaded, or if the constant stream of bad news and negativity is weighing you down. Take ten minutes, pause, press the […]

Why should I become a Mental Health First Aider?

Uncategorized

by Emma Wilson As an Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor, I am trained to deliver these 2-day internationally recognised mental health first aid courses. With more than 250,000 Mental Health First Aiders in England, there’s no better time to become qualified – and anyone can do it!  So why is it […]

Following the Golden Rule

Feed your mind

Click here to watch the full video. The Golden Rule — treat others as you yourself would like to be treated — is a philosophical idea with deep historical roots in many cultures. Kim Polman is trying to give it a modern application. Through her organisation, Reboot the Future, she wants children to […]

Discovering You Are Autistic

Uncategorized

By Katherine May  The problem with “I’d never have guessed” You’re autistic? I’d never have guessed! I’ve got used to this response over the last few years. Like thousands of other women, I’ve recently learned that I’m autistic, having struggled through to middle age feeling profoundly different to everyone else around me. I never seemed […]

5 Practical Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Uncategorized

  By Lystia Putranto Though most of us recognize the benefits of investing time and effort on physical health and fitness, this is hardly the case when it comes to mental health. Admittedly, I too failed to acknowledge its importance but it all changed years ago when I found myself working for a non-profit organization which focuses […]

How Altruism Rewires the Brain for Happiness

Uncategorized

Neuroscientific research suggests that the brain is wired for altruism, offering a reward whenever we do nice things for others. If you can understand how your behaviour affects your mental wellbeing, then you can start to pick up new habits which encourage personal development. There are many causes of low mood, as well as many cures, but […]

Social Media Made My Anxiety & Post Natal Depression Worse

Uncategorized

Wendy’s Story Social media started negatively impacting my mental health when my second baby was around 2 weeks old, I was 25. There was an incident one day when I was bathing him, he rolled his face into the water and a few heartbeats passed before I noticed. My son was fine, a little shaken […]

What I Wish People Knew About My Recovery From Anorexia

Uncategorized

Hope’s Story – Author of Stand Tall Little Girl Recovery from an eating disorder isn’t just about weight gain, and it isn’t just about being able to go out for dinner and eat anything off a menu or eat ice cream without panic. No, there is so much more to recovery than that. For so […]

Head Talks and SEX ❤️

Uncategorized

❤️Chapter 1❤️ – SEX & SOCIETY by Mike Lousada  Mike Lousada is a Psychosexual Somatic practitioner who works alongside his wife, therapist Dr Louise Mazanti. In this interview, he looks at society’s views of sexuality through history. Mike argues that we should move away from a view of sex that’s about control and fear towards […]