Category: Wellbeing and self-care
Switch The Play Foundation and Mental Health UK launch new mental health support service for sportspeople
15th October 2020
Our collaboration will provide information, guidance and support specifically designed to help sportspeople build and maintain good mental health.
Eat good, feel good: recipes by el-thy.
10th June 2020
Eating healthy foods not only helps to keep us physically well, but it can have a positive impact on our mood, our energy and our ability to think clearly too. Our gut can also reflect how we’re feeling inside. If you’re feeling stressed or anxious your digestive system can slow down or speed up. Our friends and el-thy have provided some healthy recipes you can try at home to help you look after your mind and body.
Bipolar and the Pandemic: How I came out with improved mental health and wellbeing
11th May 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, live and interact with others. This is all bound to have an impact on our mental health, but it isn’t always bad. Liz shares with us how she’s finding lockdown with bipolar disorder.
Majority of people living with mental illness say coronavirus pandemic has caused a deterioration in their mental health – first UK-wide online peer support service launched in response
27th April 2020
Eighty percent (80%) of people living with mental illness who responded to a survey by charity Rethink Mental Illness said that coronavirus and the measures to contain it have made their mental health worse, including 28% stating that it is “much worse”.
Building self-esteem in a pressurised world
8th March 2020
For International Women’s Day, Mental Health UK alongside our partners Bill’s Restaurants hosted an event focussed on building self-esteem in a pressurised world. Here are some of the highlights of what was discussed.
Running and anxiety: How taking part in the Great Scottish Run helped my recovery
10th January 2020
Gill took part in the Great Scottish Run 10k for Mental Health UK in 2019 raising over £800 to help people affected by mental health problems. She told us why she got involved, as well as why this race was so important to her and her recovery.
The recipe for a perfect nights sleep
25th October 2019
Brian Dow, Chief Executive of Mental Health UK, reflects on the trip of a lifetime – joining Lloyds Banking Group colleagues on the Walk The Talk trek in Cambodia.
‘Art is the best medicine’, an exhibition of artworks by comedians
16th October 2019
Art is the Best Medicine is a unique chance for members of the public to see and buy artworks by the UK’s top comedians, whilst raising money for Mental Health UK. The exhibition will take place from 13th – 20th December 2019 at contemporary London gallery, Fiumano Clase.
Let’s Talk – Using photography to talk about mental health
24th June 2019
Can photography support mental health? The Photography Movement believes it can. In collaboration with photographer Charlie Clift and the ‘Let’s Talk’ campaign, they are enabling conversations around mental health through the medium of photography.
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