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Where do I go for help with my finances?
Where do I go for help with my finances?
There are many reasons why managing our finances is hard – it’s become increasingly complex, our brains aren’t wired for it and very few of us have been shown how.  So, if you have a question about your finances, where do you start?
Financial Wellbeing Tips
Financial Wellbeing Tips
The current cost of living crisis has made a lot of us realize that we have never really gotten on top of our finances. Some of us have been struggling for a while, others just about managing.
Creating safe uncertainty from a financial point of view
Creating safe uncertainty from a financial point of view
The desire for certainty is driven by a need to feel safe, and prediction is just a tool for making us feel safe. We feel safer when we are in control of our environment because it means that outcomes are predictable.
What is my ‘Relationship With Money’?
What is my ‘Relationship With Money’?
In money coaching, we talk a lot about our ‘relationship with money’.  But what does this actually mean?  It simply isn’t a question of numbers; money has an emotional side that trips us up.
Overeating disorders in menopause
Overeating disorders in menopause
As if menopause wasn’t difficult enough for many women, it could be the start, or return, of overeating patterns and disorders, that cause immense distress.  It seems there are unique symptoms and characteristics of the midlife transition, which can trigger women to develop a troubling relationship with food, eating, and the body.
Diabetes: lifestyle and genetics, nature and nurture.
Diabetes: lifestyle and genetics, nature and nurture.
With Type 2 Diabetes on the increase across the world, how to try to prevent this happening is something we all need to know about. The development of the disease is thought to be due to both lifestyle and genetics, nature and nurture. On the nurture side there is something we all can do to help ourselves - balance our blood sugar levels.
A beginner’s guide to Forest Bathing using your senses
A beginner’s guide to Forest Bathing using your senses
If you have trouble tuning into nature, start thinking about what you’re seeing, hearing, and feeling around you—the rustling leaves in the trees above, the crunch of snow beneath your feet, the burbling of a nearby stream. It really is that simple. By taking each sense in turn, you can make the transition and create a deep connection to nature more easily.
Coping with Money Anxiety
Coping with Money Anxiety
Money worries are affecting everyone. But our relationship with money – how we feel about it, how it makes us feel – is rarely discussed. Money is an emotive subject. Most people struggle to talk about money, it’s almost a taboo subject, which means that any discussion on money is filled with prejudice, emotion, and reactive opinion.
How to optimise your wellbeing through the cost-of-living crisis
How to optimise your wellbeing through the cost-of-living crisis
Is the cost of living making you feel stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed? Healthy Minds Club has pulled together some top tips to take care of your Financial, Physical & Mental wellbeing.
Award Winners!!
Award Winners!!
Have you ever heard about Forest Bathing?
Have you ever heard about Forest Bathing?
Forest Bathing is an excellent way to reduce stress, whilst also offering excellent health benefits, including supporting the immune system. It is an evidence-based therapeutic practice that connects participants to their natural surroundings.
A personal note on “Pink Awareness” from a Breast Cancer Survivor
A personal note on “Pink Awareness” from a Breast Cancer Survivor
According to Breastcancernow.org, “around 55,000 women and 370 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the UK .”  The good news is: The survival rates are improving, treatments and therapies have developed so much over the past decades, so almost nine in ten women survive Breast Cancer for over 5 years and more IF the cancer is diagnosed early and treated!
Menopause in the Workplace
Menopause in the Workplace
The rising numbers of women in the workplace combined with the rising retirement age (now 68 years for women in the UK) and the fact that 3 out of 4 women experience a negative impact during their menopause, requires that organisations consider this critical issue.
The weight loss mindset in menopause
The weight loss mindset in menopause
Sustainable non-dieting weight loss happens through a mindset (and lifestyle) shift, so the brain remains calm and sends out the right messages to the body. Here are a few suggestions on how to start making the mindset shift in menopause.
Perimenopause and menopause: Signs, treatments and suggestions
Perimenopause and menopause: Signs, treatments and suggestions
The menopause transition can be a bumpy journey, but we can make it happen in a less troublesome and more comfortable way. Being aware of the changes that happen inside you and providing the right support you need, can make this journey not only smooth but also empowering.
Understanding the Language of the Body
Understanding the Language of the Body
Most of us live in our heads – relying on the thoughts and stories we tell ourselves to make important decisions....How much better would our choices be if we could trust more our hearts and gut feelings?
Taking care of yourself and adopting healthy eating habits
Taking care of yourself and adopting healthy eating habits
In order to improve lifestyle-related diseases, we need to work from the inside out.
Everything you need is within your reach to succeed at new and exciting levels
Everything you need is within your reach to succeed at new and exciting levels
In a world where we increasingly lack real power and influence, who we are, how we behave, and how we treat others is where our real influence lies and needs to become our key focus because it's where you can make the biggest difference. Adopting a more resourceful, creative approach, we can achieve far more with much less and discover enormous untapped talent within.
Deepen your relationship with the natural world
Deepen your relationship with the natural world
There is now a wealth of evidence showing the healing power of nature. Healing in nature, and in particular, connecting with nature can yield surprising results.
Heart based living
Heart based living
Heart-centered meditation can help us peel back the layers of ego-based desires, going within our true selves, enabling us to make choices more aligned with our inner values, not based on what others expect of us or what we ought to be doing.
Divorce Your Job & Marry Your Vocation!
Divorce Your Job & Marry Your Vocation!
The work we do does not determine whether we perceive it to be our job, career or calling. We are the ones who decide.
How to introduce the habit of Meditating?
How to introduce the habit of Meditating?
Meditating does not mean that you will not be thinking about anything. Ultimately, meditating will help us manage our thoughts better so that even when the mind wanders, we are in a better state to acknowledge and return to the present moment.
Why Meditation is such a powerful practice?
Why Meditation is such a powerful practice?
Meditation allows us to connect to the present moment and bring more awareness to our feelings. It is a tool that enables us to step away from the busy rush we are constantly in and become more aware of how we feel, speak, act and decide. As a result, it will influence the quality of our lives.
Why is mental health key to an ESG Strategy?
Why is mental health key to an ESG Strategy?
Employers, no matter how big or small, have a legal duty & duty of care to identify risks and agree ways to prevent work-related stress and support good mental health. The Health & Safety Executive states that work-related stress and poor mental health should be treated with the same significance as poor physical health & injury.
How to make the most of your plant-based diet
How to make the most of your plant-based diet
A good way of ensuring you are getting different micronutrients is to mix up the diversity of vegetables and fruits you consume. A good indicator of this is looking at the range of colours you have on your plate. Try to eat every colour of the rainbow every week! If you’re not eating a wide range, it’s important to make sure you speak to your health professional and supplement.
Easy Steps to successful New Year Resolutions...
Easy Steps to successful New Year Resolutions...
From wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle, move house, write a book, do an MA,, qualify as a specialist Behavioural coach, even learning to care-less...if you have a New Years Resolution that you are determined this year to achieve, here are my simple but effective steps to help you succeed..
I’m dreaming of an imperfect Christmas
I’m dreaming of an imperfect Christmas
As we all know this time of year can be stressful, the list of ingredients for the ‘perfect Christmas’ seems to get longer each year. Engineering some imperfection into your festive season can bring unanticipated joy. Wishing you a happy, imperfect Christmas!
STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES
STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES
We think we are free, but we are all conditioned to follow a path – and most of us follow it. The big question is if we are struggling to find happiness, how to we stop the ride and get off?
Preventative Strategies vs. Box Ticking and One Size Fits All
Preventative Strategies vs. Box Ticking and One Size Fits All
The Wellbeing industry currently is made up of a variety of providers & platforms looking to support corporates with outsourcing this problem to support their workforce. The importance of taking care of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace has been heard in 95% of organisations. There is awareness, focus and discussion to try to create cultures which empower people to discuss when they don’t feel mentally well.
Energy in the Workplace
Energy in the Workplace
A person’s energy is a combination of their past, their mindset, their dominant thoughts, and their perception of the world as they see it. It is well documented that people who are negative in their thoughts and their outlook, attract more negativity in life. positive people are compassionate, supportive and humorous, and when faced with a problem they immediately seek solutions.
Stress: What happens in the brain?
Stress: What happens in the brain?
A recent YouGov survey reports that 1 in 5 people feel unable to manage stress at work. The research shows that lack of mental health awareness and access to support services are significant aspects of the problem. It is important to be aware of how stress affects the brain and body and of the support that is available. Employee assistance programmes are improving access to talking therapies such as hypnotherapy which help clients better understand and address the contributors to stress.
Wellbeing in a post COVID world
Wellbeing in a post COVID world
As we steer towards a new normal, the world is still ever changing and nobody knows what this new normal will look like. There are and will be winners and losers in all of this which in turn has a major impact on our mental health on a constant basis.
Prevention is better than cure!
Prevention is better than cure!
The phrase 'prevention is better than cure' is often attributed to the Dutch philosopher Desiderius Erasmus. Being proactive and seeking to approach problems in a healthy way is easier said than done. Two important things a person can do to resolve poor mental health are meditation and counselling.
Ever wondered what is hypnosis?
Ever wondered what is hypnosis?
Hypnosis is real and a powerful tool to initiate transformation processes. It is simply a state of mind, which some people find similar to daydreaming, with inner focus and concentration, that can help to reprogramme the subconscious mind (90% of your brain) open itself more to suggestion and change. Our team of experts will help you understand all benefits of this extraordinary therapy.
Long term impact of Covid on our mental health
Long term impact of Covid on our mental health
Nobody knows the long-term impact of covid on our mental health but there is much we can do to protect it. Here you can find tips for employers and individuals to thrive post-pandemic.
How to cultivate a healthy mind
How to cultivate a healthy mind
A synopsis of what makes up our mental health, the ongoing and long term impact of Covid on a our mental health and top tips for staying mentally healthy.
How to tell if you're heading for burnout
How to tell if you're heading for burnout
Spot the early warning signs which can lead to burnout written by one of our resident experts, George Anderson. It's up to each of us to take care of our own wellbeing, but even the most resilient and positive individual can struggle to thrive. This article will empower you to stay positive and mentally healthy.
Welcome to Healthy Minds Club
Welcome to Healthy Minds Club
Healthy Minds Club is a positive mental health company dedicated to supporting its customers to prevent mental health issues by identifying the potential root cause of issues and enabling creation of a bespoke plan.
Our Mission to make a difference
Our Mission to make a difference
To the rest of the world, we are the UK’s first positive mental health gift card. Our mission is to empower employers and their employees to drive positive mental health by connecting them highly qualified, certified experts