Mindapples in action

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

Finding balance

Since the beginnings of our campaign, Mindapples has found supporters in the creative communities. Perhaps it’s because people involved in the arts and innovation recognise the importance of their minds and their capacity for change, or perhaps it’s because they enjoy the celebrations of individual ways to wellbeing, and a more human-centred approach to health. […]

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Wellbeing for home schooling

This year Children’s Mental Health week was more important than ever, as the majority of children are learning at home during lockdown. We are hearing from a lot of parents and carers saying how challenging it is for their young people without the usual social contact, shared experiences and friendships that they enjoy at school. […]

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Please welcome the Mindapples app

We’ve very pleased to announce the launch today of the Mindapples smartphone app! The Mindapples app is a new way to learn about your mind. Based on our popular “5-a-day for your mind” campaign and proven training programmes, the app gives you fascinating insights about how our minds work, and helps you apply them to […]

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How Mindapples is responding to COVID-19

Hello. Like so many other businesses, I wanted to set out a short update on how Mindapples is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. The situation is changing all the time but we will respond to this changing threat and play our part in overcoming it. Mindapples is a resilient business. Our commercial and charitable operations […]

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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

Handling pressure and stress at work

“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. Developing our skills with Mindapples By: Rebecca Tipper    04 Dec 2015 Mindapples is a not-for-profit business which aims to teach us how our minds […]

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Declaring victory

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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Photo by Bex Singleton

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 […]

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Why I wrote A Mind for Business

As many readers will know, my book, A Mind for Business, is out now published by Pearson, and I wanted to give a little background as to why I wrote it, and how it relates to our work here at Mindapples. That’s because, in addition to the obvious commercial reasons for writing it, this book […]

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