On Thursday 26 April, Amy is excited to be speaking at Wellbeing at Work at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. She will be joining HR professionals and business leader experts toRead more
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 toRead more
Mental Health at Work issues are costing the UK £42Bn every year – how much does it take before organisations wake up and take action? We are often asked,Read more
Mental Health at Work – Positive Benefits! Great article here from our good friends Geoff McDonald and Brian Heyworth on the One Show – highlighting mental health, the importance ofRead more
Work’s Mental Conference – Prioritising Mental Health at Work Be inspired, de-mystify and share industry best practice on mental health at work with amazing speakers and performers View theRead more
At the first event of its kind in Scotland, Headtorch, Minds@Work and RBS hosted “This is My story Scotland” where Senior Leaders shared their experiences of mental health. An amazingRead more
Prioritising Mental Health at Work 10th October 10 – 4pm (register 9.15am) Police College, Jackton, nr East Kilbride The Work’s Mental Conference: Be inspired, de-mystify and prioritise mental healthRead more
“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 comeRead more
We’re delighted to share yet another fabulous performance from Angie Strachan – performance poet extraordinaire! “This poem is for anyone who is having one of those days. One of thoseRead more
We’re delighted that Amy McDonald will be presenting at Disability – the New Ability, an event brought to you by the Employer’s Network for Equality & Inclusion. “One in six people in the UKRead more
Couch to … what?
We might laugh … but it’s amazing how many people don’t move during the working day – especially now that many of us are staying at home. There’s no commute, no meetings to go to, no need to see a colleague three floors up, no workplace cafe to saunter along to. Before the world changed, at least we all had […]
How’s Sandra’s Mental Fitness?
Listen to Sandra and consider which of her habits you can relate to. Okay, I hope you’d agree – Sandra’s not getting on very well. I hope too that you’re thinking, “well, I’m not that bad!” Be honest though, what of any of her habits, could you relate to – worrying? Staying up late? Snacking? For top […]
I saw a deer today
I went for a run this morning, I’m in Glasgow. I came out of some woods and into a clearing and there it was, a deer – still, alert, beautiful. We had a moment together, me in awe, both curious. I found myself smiling, peaceful, feeling lucky that this wild creature and I had the chance […]
Don’t Stay Calm!
We’re good at NOT doing what we’re told. The media has reached fever pitch so at times, I do feel panic levels rising in me and have to consciously suppress it. Intuitively I know that I need to breathe deeply, hum, sing, go for a walk, go to crossfit, do some yoga, have a hug, draw, […]
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 … fun … upbeat … thought provoking engaging … empowering … practical Look forward to the next one – don’t miss it! Work’s Mental – the […]