A busy week for us here at Headtorch and to finish our week Amy will be guest speaking at Dundee University for International Workers Memorial Day, a day that throughoutRead more
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
Workplace Mental Health Experts
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 accreditation. Our proactive approach helps prevent issues from arising. Where a mental health issue does arise, staff will know what to do and make sure […]
Who’s your Attitude Champion?
Ever thought that this whole Covid-World seems interminable… getting worse… getting you down??? I think now more than ever we need as many Attitude Champions as we can think of, but what is an Attitude Champion and how can we find inspiration from that person to help ourselves? Recently Alison Smith, Associate at Headtorch, and I had a conversation […]
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 […]