Mindapples Head Gardener, Andy Gibson, has put together a book based on their training programmes with big businesses. Drawing on theories from neuroscience and psychology, this is a practical guide for anyone who wants to improve their career or feel better at work.
See more at http://blog.mindapples.org/
Includes poetry on prescription on Valentine’s day from 2-4pm at Canada Water library. William Sieghart will be prescribing poems that can cure a blue day to a broken heart. William will give a short intro and then you can have your own personal poetry prescription in a one to one session with him by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Other events include LGBT poets from Paradise Press, Partners in rhyme with Adisa the Verbaliser, the poetry of sex and an open mic evening at Peckham library.
More info on the whole festival at http://www.southwark.gov.uk/libraries
New guidance written by Age UK and the Campaign to End Loneliness highlights some promising practice to reducing isolation among older people, including case studies from across the UK.
The CEP Wellbeing Programme holds regular seminars. The aim is to foster an interdisciplinary debate involving economists, psychologists, other social scientists, epidemiologists and clinical scientists to evaluate the strength of evidence linking wellbeing, biology, and health, the suitability of different research paradigms, and the social and health implications of this work. Each seminar will consist of a research presentation followed by discussion, with refreshments.
Seminars are free and open to all – there is no need to register
Great friendly café that is offering help and support and a mental health friendly space to all.
A series of debates held on wellbeing across the country:
Wednesday 14 January 2015
What is Well-being?
The Lowry, Salford, 6-7.30pm.
Wednesday 4 February 2015
Social and Economic Change and Well-being
National Museum, Cardiff, 6-7.30pm.
Wednesday 4 March 2015
Well-being and Public Policy
Senate House, London, 6-7.30pm.
Join in a powerful discussion on how we recognise mental health, wellbeing and mental illness in our families and community.
Film showing to those who come early, plus live contributors. Interactive experience in making choices and decisions about our Mental Health. Panel of Guest speakers on Stigma and discrimination
Please book your place by email: email@example.com
For further information contact Juney Muhammad on 07791680262 or Olive Lewis on 07976924401
Is mental Health Still Taboo flyer – 4th March 5 30pm at The Karibu Education Centre
Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research Symposium
30th January 2015, Clarence Centre, London South Bank University
FREE Event, Lunch and refreshments provided, All welcome,
As part of the Weeks Centre Seminar Series 2014-2015 they are hosting an interdisciplinary symposium on the role of choirs and collective belonging. Panel discussions and workshops include the affective experience of collective singing during spiritual worship, political activism, community cohesion and times of austerity, as well as explorations of gender and sexuality.
contacting Dr Emily Falconer firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Clegg is looking for people who are changing lives through one or more of the following:
•helping to break the stigma around mental health
•inspiring others in addressing or overcoming mental health difficulties
•making it easier for people to access mental health support and advice
•supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties to stay in or return to work
•pioneering new or innovative ways of supporting people with mental health problems and/or their families
Send in your nomination to email@example.com by Tuesday 27 January 2015.
Nomination form –> https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mental-health-heroes-nomination-form
Brixton Reel ran in Autumn 2014 and aimed to promote discussions about mental health and wellbeing among residents, particularly African-Caribbean and Latin American communities. A summary of the project can be viewed below:
Brixton Reel exec summ 2014