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Nature Is Speaking – Julia Roberts is Mother Nature

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Sometimes – realising how small we are in comparison to our planet and oceans, can put our problems and anxieties into perspective. Often, our worries are unfounded – we are not our thoughts. Julia Roberts (actress) gives nature a voice.

Posture for Depression and Anxiety

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By Carolyn Cowan When not teaching Kundalini yoga I work as a sex therapist with a specialisation in trauma, addiction, anxiety and pre and postnatal issues. My 23 years of yoga practice informs my therapy work and equally, my therapy training constantly makes bridges across to my yoga teaching and personal practice. When we are […]

Gratitude – a Meditation Guide

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Learn the classic way to develop a sense of gratitude and appreciation for yourself and for others in this meditation guide brought to us by Buddhify. Download the Buddhify app here for iOS and here for Android. Rohan Gunatillake, founder of Buddhify recorded a Head Talk for us and you can view it here.

Mark’s Story

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I grew up in rural Ireland, the youngest of six.  I was always very competitive, perhaps because I was the baby of the family or because I was gay and felt I had something to prove. When I was 12, I remember going on a road trip with my maiden Aunt Maisie.  As we were driving […]

Celebrate Volunteers’ Week with a free book!

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For Volunteers’ Week, The Volunteer founder, Hugo Chittenden is offering Head Talks subscribers a FREE copy of his new book ‘The Volunteer: A Guide to Volunteering‘ (RRP £9.99). To get your free copy, email your postal address to news@headtalks.com, and why not nominate 3 friends to subscribe to Head Talks and we can send them their free copy too! […]

Is Exercise Key To A Peaceful Night’s Sleep?

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By Helen Sanders Consistently achieving a restful night’s sleep can be a struggle for many individuals for various reasons. While there are some more deeply rooted health issues that can impact the quality of your sleep, there are some reoccurring, overarching, easily-treatable patterns of behaviour that usually prove to be applicable to most individuals. The solution […]

Rest – a Meditation Guide

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  Learn how to rest your attention on the breath to build mindfulness & stability in this classic concentration technique. This meditation guide is brought to us by Buddhify and you can download the app here for iOS and here for Android. Rohan Gunatillake, founder of Buddhify recorded a Head Talk for us and you can […]

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 […]