Author: Louise Grainger

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

May 10th -16th 2021 is Mental Health Awareness Week with the focus on connecting with nature. Find out more and get some tips.

Living with OCD

Actor Tuppence Middleton is known for her roles in Black Mirror, War and Peace, The Imitation Game and Mank, among others. She has OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Here she talks to three other people who are also living with OCD


The term “gaslighting” comes from a play and subsequent film called “Gaslight.” In the film the husband manipulates and torments his wife, to convince her she’s going mad. Here are some ways of identifying gaslighting.

Happy Place Virtual Festival

Broadcaster Fearne Cotton has always been open about her depression and wanting to help others. In March this year she launched Happy Place Meditations for Alexa – free, daily guided meditations you can access using only your voice and until July 12th there is the Happy Place festival focused on promoting mental and physical wellbeing!

Gardening For Your Mental Health.

Zoella is the creation of vlogger and Youtube sensation, Zoe Sugg. Here is an article about the benefit of gardening to mental well-being from the Team Zoella blog.

What’s Blocking You?

Just before lockdown, Equity and ArtMinds worked with the Young Vic on this YV:IDemystify session on Resilience. The video is now available online