Category: Stories

Reflecting on Actors’ Mental Health and Resilience

This guest blog is written by PhD candidate, lecturer and trained actor Julia Grieshofer. Her research at University College London focuses on actors’ mental health and their resilience.

Celebs Go Dating star Tom Read Wilson on how he beats lockdown anxiety and the slogan we should all live by

Celebs Go Dating star Tom Read Wilson has shared the methods he uses to combat lockdown anxiety.

Good Grief Festival

Good Grief Festival returns online this March (27th and 28th), with a programme of over 40 free events and 70+ speakers. This time we’ll be exploring the themes of ‘hope’ and ‘meaning’ at a time when the UK is mourning over 100,000 lives lost to Covid-19. 

Imlonely

How a YouTube music channel became a mental health hub

Gaslighting

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.

Worried about being alone this Christmas? Why not try #Joinin

In 2014 Comedian Sarah Millican began to spend Christmas day bringing together on Twitter people who do not want to be on their own, and she’s doing it again this year.  Use the hashtag #Joinin to connect all of us who could do with some company. Find out more by following Sarah on Twitter (@SarahMillican75) and #joinin on Christmas