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Rip up your band-aids

  “Your leg’s broken?  Can I get you a sticking plaster?  Honestly, I really do care. I want you to be well.  I need you to get better.  Take the

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Ted Talk: Randal Charlton – Failure & Confidence

Randal Charlton presenting at Tedx Talk Detroit 2011 – “tell the truth and it will set you free”. Our good friend Randal talks confidence, failure, personal tragedy, and the fight

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How to manage mental health in a time of uncertainty

…if you’ve not read it yet, you can now,  get a copy of Personnel Today (20th March) to read Amy McDonald’s article.      

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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GIVE YOURSELF A GIFT

Throughout the #Give Yourself A Gift Campaign we’ve highlighted why taking some time for ourselves every day is a priority – it strengthens our mental health and well-being, enabling us to engage

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Experts in Workplace Mental Health

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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World Mental Health Day Event
Building a Mentally Healthy Culture Headtorch and the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI) are running a free event for World Mental Health Day. We’ll explore: what happens when mental health & wellbeing are made strategic priorities the business case for taking action the workplace mental health journey how to build a mentally healthy […]

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Peter Kelly Podcast
“If there’s ever a moment when health & wellbeing can make a difference, it’s now.” “The pandemic was the biggest unprepared change for the last 100 years.” “Two tectonic plates colliding – the pandemic and the recession.” … and here’s practical tips to deal with this. Highlights from September’s Wellbeing Hour with Peter Kelly – […]

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Podcast – Professor Denis Fishbacher-Smith
“Find your inner gorilla – not aggressive but protective” – helps sustain confidence during the tough times “Fall down seven times, get up eight” – when that’s hard, know we’re not alone, look for support, talk to someone you trust “Even monkeys fall from trees” – we all make mistakes   Some highlights from Professor Denis Fischbacher-Smith […]

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Wellbeing Hour Podcast Miles Kean
“Getting help – the best investment I’ve ever made.” “Worried?  94% of what you worry about doesn’t happen … and here’s a strategy for the other 6%.” On Work:  “Work at 75-80%, always leave something in the tank.” Describing mental health: “Refreshing!” Some of the highlights from the Wellbeing Hour with Miles Kean of Coutts […]

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Wellbeing Hour – Miles Kean
“I wish I’d talked earlier.”  Miles Kean got to the point where he wasn’t sleeping and could no longer function properly before he was forced to address his mental health issues. This experience, and his healing journey, lead him to co-found a wellbeing initiative within the Natwest Banking Group. This has been rolled out to […]

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Inspiring comments from Peter Cheese, CEO of #CIPD, in his opening speech - about the need to focus on health & w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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