The Mindapples Tree at the Museum of Happiness

The Mindapples Tree

We were delighted to have the Mindapples Tree at the wildly successful Museum of Happiness event in Spitalfields Market. The Museum of Happiness brought together a ball pit, silent disco, laughter yoga, virtual reality experience, TickTheBucket and much, much more, all with the aim of doing things that raise spirits. I snuck into the Joy…
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Handling pressure and stress

smaller tiger

Very few tigers are found prowling around the floors of a law firm, says Rebecca Tipper in the second of Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP’s blogs on the Mindapples programme. As in many offices and workplaces, the same cannot be said for the presence of other pressure and stress inducing situations. Developing our skills with…
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Declaring victory

Well done mindapples!

It’s been over five years since we started Mindapples as a business (and even longer since the start of our campaign), and it’s fair to say the journey has been… emotional. Running a mental health organisation is tough enough at the best of times, without having to steer it through a global recession and brutal public spending cuts….
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Mindapples training successful in independent trial


A study published today by the University of York shows that Mindapples training programmes increased participants’ ability to cope with stress, including three months after the programme was complete. This is the first controlled trial of Mindapples’ flagship training programme, Your Mind: A User’s Guide, and is a great endorsement for our unique approach to mental health…
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Does your mind mean business?

With perfect timing for the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, the RSA have today released the highlights of my recent talk for them about psychology, mental health and work.

The talk was the public launch event for A Mind for Business and gave me a chance to outline some of my arguments for why I think understanding our minds is the most important new trend in business, and in society as a whole.

I wrote the book to help people make the most of their minds at work, and also to act as a showcase for this new approach to work. By looking after our minds, and understanding their strengths and weaknesses, we can work smarter and feel better. Hopefully this talk and the book explain why, after four years working in this field, I have come to this conclusion.

See what you think of my arguments, and do let me know what you make of it. And those of you who are interested in watching the full video including an in-depth Q&A chaired by my friend Euan Semple, can watch it on the RSA website here.

Changing Minds

Feed your head

World Mental Health Day should be a chance to celebrate our minds and discuss what we need as a society. We need to encourage people to look after their minds, minimise the factors that can make people ill, get people help early, and help people recover quickly. It’s time for a change. We all have mental health, and looking after our minds is a normal part of having a successful life. So, if we can look after our bodies by brushing our teeth, or eating an apple, what about our minds?

Mindapples trees sprouting for University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day

Mindapples at Newcastle University

Today is University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day and students all over the country are putting on all sorts of events aimed at promoting the mental health of people in Higher Education. Mindapples is delighted to be supporting the day again and helping to raise awareness of this really important cause. A number of universities…
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VInspired launch ‘Making Time for Your Mind’ campaign with Mindapples

V Inspired's specially-designed Mindapples cards

We’re very proud to announce today that Mindapples is supporting a new national campaign by youth volunteering charity VInspired to encourage people all around the UK to take more time for their minds. The campaign, led by VInspired in partnership with Mindapples and our friends at Action for Happiness, uses the Mindapples “5-a-day for your mind” concept…
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