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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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Guided Meditation for Kids

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Enchanted Forest by Michelle Roberton-Jones This guided meditation for children offers a chance to interact and really explore their imagination as they meet with Eeny, Meeny, Miney and Mo in the Enchanted Forest. The perfect meditation to develop young minds from Michelle Roberton-Jones.

Why Sleep is Vital for Mental Health in Teens

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Why Sleep is Vital for Mental Health in Teens New research has found that chronic sleep deprivation (caused by going to bed late and waking up early to get to school or work on time) poses a serious problem for the mental health of teens. Indeed, even a short period of sleep restriction can raise […]

True Self Meditation by Katie Phillips

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‘This is a 15 minute meditation to connect you to your true self – also known as your inner guide, your inner light, your Spirit self. Essentially, it is your truth. Being guided and directed by your Spirit allows you to make decisions, develop new ideas and communicate from your authentic self. It simply means, […]

The Happiest Homeless Man in London

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The happy and homeless man named Race C Calmer. His goal is to make people smile, with his legendary motto ‘Don’t worry, be happy and smile, because you are AMAZING.’ Look out for him near Oxford Street!  

Letter To My Mother | Spoken Word by Mim Shaikh

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BBC Radio 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network’s DJ, Mim Shaikh’s spoken word video details his mother’s mental health and the affect it’s had on his life. ‘I wrote this sincere and honest open ‘Letter To My Mother’ where I express my most honest thoughts and feelings towards our lacking relationship whilst growing up. This is […]

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