Community projects

Mindapples events in local communities and neighbourhoods

COVID-19: a springboard for mental health?

As we acknowledge the various anniversaries of the COVID-19 pandemic and look back over a year of worry and suffering, our thoughts turn naturally to what happens after all this is over. There is light at the end of the tunnel, for the developed world at least, and we all face the prospect of returning […]

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The Mindapples Tree at the Museum of Happiness

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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The Mindapples Tree

Changing Minds

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?

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Make Time For Your Mind

This is a guest blogpost by John James Morris who took part in the Team v campaign “Make Time For Your Mind”. During my first campaign, raising awareness of youth homelessness with Team v, I spent three nights sleeping rough in Stoke-On-Trent. It was one of the most difficult things that I have ever done […]

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VInspired launch ‘Making Time for Your Mind’ campaign with Mindapples

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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V Inspired's specially-designed Mindapples cards

Andy Gibson speaking at Action for Happiness next week

Please join Mindapples Founder Andy Gibson at the next Action for Happiness event in London. Andy will be talking at the Conway Hall this Thursday 18th October 2012 about how our minds work and why we should get the best from them. Our minds are our most precious asset, but how much do we really […]

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Mindapples seminar at the Royal Society for Public Health

Are you looking for creative ways to engage people in taking care of their minds? Mindapples founder Andy Gibson will be presenting a half-day seminar at RSPH in London on November 15th, sharing lessons learnt about engaging people in the positive side of mental health. The session will cover: • Tips and techniques for talking about […]

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Mindapples at the Lambeth Country Show today!

Jenny and half the Mindapples festivals team is at Larmer Tree this weekend to kick off our summer festivals programme for 2011. If you aren’t lucky enough to be there this weekend though, you don’t have to miss out – come to the Lambeth Country Show! Laura, Ruta and I will be flying the Mindapples […]

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Mindapples in action: Brixton Market, Oct 2010

In October 2010, Mindapples teamed up with NHS Lambeth and the nice people at Spacemakers and Transition Town Brixton, to install a pop-up Mindapples Tree in Brixton Village Market and talk to complete strangers about the health of their minds. We had no plan, no permission, and no idea what would happen. So, we asked […]

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Mindapples comes to Brixton

We’re very pleased to announce that we’re now working with NHS Lambeth to engage new audiences in mental health and wellbeing. Come and join us for a screening of Mississippi Damned at the Ritzy Cinema at 6:15 on Thursday 7th October, where we’ll be promoting Mindapples as part of the Brixton Reel film festival. The […]

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Group if young people holding up their apple shaped cards with what they do everyday to look after their minds. Mindapples promote positive mental health from an early age.