The Mindapples blog has been our outlet for our thoughts, inspirations and company announcements since 2008. It’s actually how Mindapples started, just blogging about mental health and wellbeing, and inviting people to share what they do that’s good for their minds.
Now we use it in two ways: for occasional announcements and updates about what we’re doing, and to post articles about psychology and health research that could help people get to know their minds better. Browse the recent posts below, and get in touch if you find something interesting that you think we should be reading.
Nature and Mental Health Awareness Week
This week everyone’s talking about nature! Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is nature. At Mindapples we love nature, partly for the apples, but mostly because it’s something you regularly tell us is good for your minds. So we’ve delved into the orchard and hand-picked some of your glorious […]Continue reading →
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 […]Continue reading →
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 […]Continue reading →
Why workplace wellbeing?
Smart businesses promote wellbeing at work. Find out why with Andy Gibson and Mindapples.Continue reading →
The three types of burnout
Are you feeling exhausted and overwhelmed? Have you become cynical or negative at work? Do you snap at co-workers, find it hard to concentrate, or struggle to find the energy you need at work? Does work feel like a drag rather than something that engages your mind? You might be burnt out. Burnout is a […]Continue reading →
Mindapples Happy Hour
Hi everyone, we enjoyed our last public webinar so much we’ve decided to do another! And this time it’s a happy hour… Happiness is one of the most elusive concepts in life: chase it and it always feels out of reach, yet sometimes we find it when we least expect it. So how can we […]Continue reading →
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. […]Continue reading →
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. […]Continue reading →
Wellbeing in lockdown
Everyday mental health is a more pressing issue than ever. Those of you who have been following Mindapples’ activities during the COVID-19 pandemic will know we’ve been putting more of our material into the public domain to get people talking about we can all do to look after our minds. (Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, […]Continue reading →
Free webinar: how to feed your mind
Hi everyone, we hope you are well and coping ok in these difficult times. The Mindapples charity is passionate about making knowledge about mental health and wellbeing accessible to all, and supporting people who need help managing their minds. We don’t normally offer that many public events, but with the COVID-19 pandemic putting us all […]Continue reading →