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We’re Headtorch, experts in workplace mental health … We’re delighted to launch our new video. Workplace mental health solutions for all levels of staff.  Proven results from clients and academic

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An incredible day at Work’s Mental Edinburgh 2020 … Big thank you to all the amazing speakers and contributors, you all lived up to the mantra of – vibrant …

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It’s Burn’s Night – Don’t be a Chelsie

It’s Burn’s Night – Chelsie’s back!  “O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!”  Robert Burns Translated as: If only Chelsie could see hersel’

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Don’t be a Chelsie – Happy Christmas

An important Christmas message from Headtorch – don’t be a Chelsie!

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Headtorch in the News with the Sunday Mirror

Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Headtorch are in the news with the Sunday Mirror. Top tips include getting away from your desk at lunch, talk to somebody and remember

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What do you do with your Negativity Bias?

Happy new year! What a vlog to start the year – it’s Angie Strachan, performance poet extraordinaire. Angie says,  “This poem is about our nagging inner critic that likes to

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Mental Health at Work – The Great £20m Robbery & Creating a Business Case

“If you had an organisation with a £20m hole in it, you’d be all over it like a rash.  Because its mental health it’s ignored.”  “The challenge is to come

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Disclosure, Individuals and Flexibility: Reflections on this week’s HeadReading.

This week I’ve been doing some reading. Rather than devouring a recent Mills & Boon (the gloriously trashy Married for the Sheik’s Duty) or pretending to read Das Kapital, I’ve

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Lots and lots and lots and lots

Bring down the balloons, put away that piñata. Divide up that cake, and take down the celebrations. 10th October, World Mental Health Day is over for another year Here at

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Every Dog Has Its Day

HeadBlog is delighted to have guest Vlogger Angie Strachan treat us with her performance poetry – enjoy and share   Angie has a keen interest in raising awareness of Mental

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Dr Linda Craig: On Self-harm
TW #triggerwarning This blog contains discussion of sensitive issues. Each year in early March, mental health organisations around the United Kingdom work to promote awareness of self-harm and reduce the stigma around it that can prevent individuals seeking support. Self-harm is a broad term which refers to a person deliberately causing harm or injury to […]

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Take 5 sugars in your coffee!
I used to give myself ‘eating rules’ – ‘Only fruit for lunch!’  ‘One sweet thing per day!’  ‘…and not before 4 o’clock!’  Both bulimia and anorexia played their parts. I saw a doctor, an unforgettable experience.  “How much are you eating? How often are you eating? Do you take sugar in your coffee?” “No,” I […]

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Dr Linda Craig: On Eating Disorders
The first week of March is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Perhaps apt timing as mental health services across the United Kingdom are reporting a higher rate and severity of Eating Disorder referrals than ever before. Eating Disorders provoke a great deal of anxiety. For sufferers. For loved ones. For services. If you are concerned that […]

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I’m listening
There’s nothing we like better than knowing that we’ve been heard and understood, especially when we’re struggling with the day to day, perhaps with stress or mental health issues. Active listening is what’s needed on  Time to Talk Day (4th Feb) and every other  day.  Active listening is listening to hear, it’s about taking in the whole person. It’s hearing […]

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Give Monday a chance
What we think affects how we feel.  We think sad, we feel sad. With this in mind, who’s bright idea was it to name the third Monday of the month Blue Monday? It’s not helpful. Especially this year. It’s particularly unhelpful, when you realise that there’s no scientific evidence behind it being the most depressing […]

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