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Wimbledon High School Hosts GROWFest – and we help out!

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We recently partnered with Wimbledon High School to host GROWFest, a festival of wellbeing and mental health for pupils, parents and teachers. Watch this short documentary to see some highlights of talks and workshops – all aimed at improving pupils’ emotional, spiritual, physical and mental wellbeing. Play video Highlights of our collaboration included: Sarah-Ann Macklin […]

#HonestGram Campaign for #MHAW

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Join us with an #HonestGram! With Mental Health Awareness Week (14th– 20thMay) just around the corner, we are launching a new campaign #HonestGram – and we hope you’ll join us! We want to spark a more honest thread of conversations on social media. The aim is for #HonestGram to create a space on social media during Mental […]

The One Thing That’s Blocking You From a Great Love Life

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By Persia Lawson  In mine and my friend’s book ‘The Inner Fix,’ we share one of the most life-changing parables I’ve ever heard. (And as a former regular church-goer, I’ve heard a lot). I first came across it back in 2012, when my heart was broken and I’d do just about anything to make it hurt […]

Healthy Relationship with Food

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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

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  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?

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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

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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

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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

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  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

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How Altruism Rewires the Brain for Happiness 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 […]