Guest entry in the HeadBlog from Angus Robinson, it’s a good’un! I am having lunch with a highly successful business owner; we are talking about what I’m up to. IRead more
This week I’m looking backwards in order to move forwards. Thinking about how my brief encounter with Headtorch is an opportunity to reconsider my own values and approaches. It isRead more
In Headtorch WORKS, our dramatic e-learning programme, we follow Matt’s story. At the Doctor, he says: “Doctor I can’t go back. Work’s calling me all the time. I didn’t want toRead more
Hello! I usually sit downstairs, at South Block’s reception, and after sending out some overworked emails when I should have been writing my magnum opus I’m a Social Media Associate.Read more
The Triangle of Care advocates best practise when it comes to the inclusion and recognition of carers as equal and active partners in the care team. Without the TriangleRead more
The Guessing Game reveals the answers and much more. An original drama, developed from real-life experiences is at the heart of this learning and development session which stops and startsRead more
“Everyone should have their hand in the air because we’re all somewhere on the mental health spectrum or continuum and where we are today may well be different from whereRead more
What do you do when a colleague of yours is unwell with stress or mental health problems? Research for our new dramatic e-learning programme Headtorch WORKS, found that many people:Read more
We’ve spent a year developing Headtorch WORKS and, in collaboration with the psychology department at the University of Glasgow, we’re excited to announce that it is now on trial withRead 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 […]