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Try the five senses practice

Struggle & success

When negative thoughts are getting too much, Head Talks ambassador Dr Reena Kotecha suggests the five senses practice that she finds extremely helpful. So find a window, and start!

Mindfulness and breathing exercise

Struggle & success

Mindfulness coach Terrence the Teacher has a breathing exercise for us that has been proven to help us relax very quickly. This exercise can be used for people suffering from panic attacks or anxiety, or if we feel very stressed. You can also listen to a podcast from Terrence here. 

The comfort of poetry

Struggle & success

Head Talks’ ambassador Rachel Kelly suggests we try poetry to provide some respite from the worrying situation today. “Poetry can give us words when we can’t find them; and crucially, it can root us in the present because we focus on the poem and unpack its meaning, so we don’t think about the […]

Start and end the day with meditation

Struggle & success

Head Talks ambassador Jonny Benjamin (and his pal Geoffrey) talks about how he has changed his morning routine. Instead of starting the day by looking at the news, he takes an hour to meditate, have his breakfast, and ease his way into the day. He does the same thing before bed, to stop […]

Managing your anxiety in today’s uncertainty

Struggle & success

Charlie Cannon advises us how to manage our anxiety levels and panic during times of extraordinary confusion and worry of the coronavirus pandemic. For those that suffer anyway, the bombardment of news can be overwhelming. Spend time in nature and walk off or exercise to lower spikes in your cortisol. Try and stop the […]

A conversation with Sadhguru

Feed your mind

Head Talks was delighted to partner with How:to Academy on a rare public event with the visionary yogi Sadhguru in London recently. If you didn’t manage to attend, you can view the on-stage discussion between Sadhguru and BBC World News host Yalda Hakim in this video. Their conversation covered a spectrum of issues relevant today […]

Make Yoga for Kids as Easy as ABC

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By Puravi Joshi Before I embarked on my 200 hours yoga training, I actually already qualified to become a Childrens’ yoga teacher – I knew that the difference I wanted to make in the world however small had to start with kids. According to The Mental Health Foundation, 50% of mental health problems are established by […]

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!  

Motivational Speech by Burgs

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  A Short Inspirational discourse from Burgs Burgs has recently made a new video to the track, It’s Just a Brief Time, from the Brave Souls album.