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The Guessing Game in Glasgow for SMHAFF

The Guessing Game in Glasgow for SMHAFF

                                      “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.”  

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“Invest in Your Staff’s Mental Health” – Amy McDonald writes in The Herald

Great article here from Amy! The Herald – “Invest in Staff’s Mental Health”  

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Sticks and stones will break my bones but…

Do you know the recommendations for how many times a week you should exercise? Could you tell me how often you should brush your teeth? What about what you should

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Amy McDonald makes The Huffington Post

Breaking news – Amy McDonald, CEO and Founder of Headtorch writes for the Huffington Post!  Amy talks about the importance of taking action on mental health at work – “doing

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Understanding Compliance or doing like Yoda said

This week I, resident HeadBlogger, am continuing my chat with Steven Murray, because we had so much to talk about it couldn’t possibly all fit in just the single Head

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Celebrate Mental Health at Work

World Mental Health Day is 10th October, and to celebrate this we are asking everybody to send photos of themselves with their hands in the air to say “I have

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Every Dog Has Its Day

HeadBlog is delighted to have guest Vlogger Angie Strachan treat us with her performance poetry – enjoy and share   Angie has a keen interest in raising awareness of Mental

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I’m Coming Back On Monday

Today I’m talking with Steven Murray, who plays the character of Derek in The Guessing Game I first heard Steven’s story – a long battle with mental ill-health,  substance abuse

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Hello… Is Anybody Listening?

   Delighted to welcome guest Headblogger,  Lorna McCallum “They just didn’t want to listen” the young woman said to her companion. I overheard this conversation as I was doing my

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“5 people died” – Never Judge as You Never Know

Another guest Headblog from our very own Angus Robinson!   I was having dinner with the technical director of a business I know. He’s very quiet, shy, and dare I

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Who’s the Gold Medal winner?
Simone Biles pulled out of the Olympics due to her mental health. She felt able to speak up and speak out publicly.  This is a great day to celebrate her ability to be open and to say (sic), “No, I’m not feeling well so I need to stop and look after myself.” Is this something […]

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Motorbikes & Mental Health
“When you say the words “physical health” they conjure up positive thoughts. I like to think about mental health in the same way. To me, mental health means feeling great, it means I’m on top of things, life is good, I’m having fun and feeling fit. Like physical health, looking after mental health takes conscious effort, […]

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Stephen McAllister on Mental Health
“Mental health for me means being able to remain calm and focused when under pressure, while maintaining a sense of perspective whether things are going well or not so well. It’s about being able to bounce back when faced with a difficult challenge. It’s about connection with family and friends, celebrating their success and achievements. […]

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Paul Douglas, VP Volvo CE & MD Terex Trucks – July’s 1st Thursday Event
Paul Douglas, VP Volvo CE & MD Terex Trucks is our guest speaker at our 1st Thursday event – 1st July, 12 noon for 1 hour. He’s talking on “Striking the Balance – supporting the wellbeing of on site & remote teams” The format is:  Paul will talk for about 20 minutes, we’ll go into […]

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Self-Awareness – Nick Payne
Nick Payne talks about:  Self-Awareness, everyday tips to supporting people’s mental health at work At June’s First Thursday Wellbeing Hour Nick Payne, On Sales Trade Director at Budweiser Budvar UK Ltd, wowed us with his straight forward approach to self-awareness. Here’s just one example for you: Ask someone you work with – preferably not your best buddy – for feedback. We […]

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