Oliver (Founder) & Old Friend Jonny Childhood friends get real in the Scottish Highlands. Oliver, founder of Head Talks, and his childhood friend Jonny took a trip to the Highlands to learn to let go of the control, habits and mobile devices that rule their lives. They surprised themselves on how resilient they […]
This song – Anziety by Logic – is well worth a listen. And the lyrics are powerful – you can read them here and he explains them in this amazing video: Logic has a very interesting background – you can find out more about him here. Hat tip: Susannah.
In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship to your achievement level. Dr. Goleman is an internationally known psychologist. Goleman reported on the brain and behavioural sciences for The New York Times […]
Bex Simon recently gave an amazing Head Talk on her work as a bipolar blacksmith. If you’d like to know more here’s a documentary she put together on how she channels her bipolar disorder into her craft.
Prince Harry speaks to the Telegraph’s Bryony Gordon for the first episode of her new podcast, Mad World, where she interviews guests about their mental health experiences. The half-hour conversation provides listeners with a candid insight into the inner-most thoughts of a modern young royal.
Alexander Stubb Former Prime Minister of Finland. Aside from politics, Stubb is passionate about “Mind, Body and Happiness”. He believes that the inextricable link between the three should impact our lifestyle. As an avid athlete and Ironman competitor himself, Stubb advocates the view that a healthy body is essential to a healthy mind, […]
Alex Zanardi Paralympic Gold Medalist & ex F1 driver. Alex Zanardi talks to Head Talks about resilience, perseverance and doing what makes you happy every day. A horrific car crash nearly cost the champion race car driver his life. Instead it took his legs. But against all odds, the Italian icon got back […]
Benjamin Zander Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic and Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. We can all radiate possibility. And master conductor Benjamin Zander is a good example. This ‘energizer bunny of classical music’ is unorthodox and passionate, encouraging his musicians to experiment and follow their intuition. Zander, whose parents fled Nazi Germany, is not […]
Whatever it takes When I flew home* to my wife and young daughter, having spent weeks in a hospital in Nashville, where one-by-one my internal organs had started shutting down in a catastrophic physical response to repressed mental stress, I knew I had to make a profound difference. I wouldn’t just work hard to maintain […]
“I just wish I could go to sleep until I was eighteen. And skip all this crap, high school and everything. Just skip it..” This clip explains why that’s not a great idea (it’s funny too).