Mindapples in action

Grassroots events and campaign stories from our community of champions and volunteers.

Hybrid working: the point of no return?

Mindapples has been a long-time champion of wellbeing at work, and we’re hopeful the events of the past year will be a much-needed springboard for businesses to invest in the wellbeing of their staff. Government guidance has changed and we can now work from the office if we wish – but it remains to be […]

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Will our empty offices ever be filled?

Mindapples announces new university support programme

Since launching our new app in January 2021, we’ve been working with universities and colleges to give away free year-long subscriptions to UK students, to support them during the current challenges of COVID-19 and the ongoing pressures on student mental health. We’ve now secured funding to support a full package of free support for participating […]

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Mindapples Schools Wellbeing Pilot

As schools begin another academic year, we are taking the opportunity to reflect on a pilot programme we delivered in May and June with 14 schools across England. We all know that school staff and young people have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and we wanted to help them as a priority. We […]

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3D image of a handmade tree noticeboard from a school with a green background and brown tree and branches covered in apple shaped cards.

Give Me Five: Nicola Powell

Nicola Powell is the Training and Wellbeing Officer for the Open University’s Students Association, a Mindapples Champion, a keen traveller, cook and music aficionado! You can find out more about Nicola, the way she uses our training, tools and resources in her work at the Open University and what her mindapples are – the activities […]

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Mindapples Feel Good Schools

We recently caught up via Zoom with Mindapples champion Sorcha Rudgley, who is an experienced Year 4 teacher working at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Bath. During the last year, Sorcha has been extremely busy teaching key worker children alongside delivering remote learning for the rest of her class who were at home during […]

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School noticeboard featuring Mindapples principles for wellbeing and some of the 50 ways images

How Mindapples helps students

As the end of the academic term draws to a close for most universities, we’re still exploring ways in which we can support students in what has been a difficult and challenging time. Our offer to give our app away for free to every student in the UK is still very much ongoing and we’ve had […]

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Children’s University: a Mindapples Challenge

Our friends at the Essex Children’s University have asked us to design a Mindapples Challenge for their next newsletter. A mindapple is anything you do that’s good for your mind. It can be anything you like, from reading a book to playing games. Thinking about simple things we can do to look after our minds […]

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Free wellbeing support for students

Since 2013, the Mindapples Charity has worked with over 100 universities around the UK to promote mental wellbeing and support students to look after their mental health. We’ve provided public health education campaigns since 2008, and we work with top global businesses to provide world-class training and e-learning to support their employees to maintain their […]

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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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Why workplace wellbeing?

Smart businesses promote wellbeing at work. Find out why with Andy Gibson and Mindapples.

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