Pictured: Broadcaster Anna Magnusson interviews Nick Prudhoe, Head of IT Services & Customer Support at SD Worx and Jeremy Connick, a Senior Partner at Clifford Chance. At the veryRead more
Headtorch is delighted to collaborate with London-based to bring you ‘This is my story, Scotland’ Senior Leaders talk about their experience of mental health During Mental Health Awareness Week, toRead more
Headtorch and the School of Psychology at the University of Glasgow bring you the kick-off Conference of 2017… Prioritising our Mental Health at Work “I thought it was excellent.Read more
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’veRead more
Amy’s latest on the Huffington Post: Click HereRead more
Do you live with someone with a severe and enduring mental health problem? Do you love that person? Me too. Maybe that person is your partner. The clever, beautiful, articulateRead more
Angie Strachan, performance poet extraordinaire, is back! Enjoy this HeadVlog. I’m going to give my head a clear out from Headtorch on Vimeo. You can get LinkedIn with Angie hereRead more
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 atRead more
“Have you asked anyone for help?” “Asked them all – psychiatrists, nurses, doctors. I’m in the land of mystery, working everything out myself – it’s a guessing game.”Read more
Great article here from Amy! The Herald – “Invest in Staff’s Mental Health”Read 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 […]