Naturally Mindful – Wellbeing with Nature

We invite you to seek wellbeing in nature by dipping into our new Naturally Mindful collection of 12 books that explore the benefits of spending time outdoors. This collection will help you find your way as you start to explore the many, myriad ways of relaxing in nature. Whether you’re keen to try Shinrin-yoku, better… Continue reading Naturally Mindful – Wellbeing with Nature

Reading Well for children

Reading Well for children will support the mental health and wellbeing of children, providing children and their families and carers with information, advice and support for coping with feelings and worries, daily life and getting through a tough time.The Reading Agency All the books on this list have been chosen by children and families, as well as a panel including colleagues from public libraries,… Continue reading Reading Well for children

Movember

November 2019 Movember is a campaign aimed at tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention in men. It helps to raise awareness of the importance of getting health checks and to get men talking about their mental health to reduce the stigma. Movember's aim 'BY 2030, WE AIM TO REDUCE THE NUMBER… Continue reading Movember

Men’s Health Week 2019

Men’s Health Week is an annual campaign and takes place from 10-16 June and is run by the Men’s Health Forum. Aimed at raising awareness of men's health, it's also a time to focus a bit extra on breaking the stigma around men, feelings and emotions. This year, the focus is on numbers, and especially the  seven numbers… Continue reading Men’s Health Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Body image issues can affect all of us, disregarding gender or age. This year, the focus of the Mental Health Awareness Week (13 May - 19 May) is on just this - body image. We've put together a booklist of books, for all ages, to help get the conversation started about body image and to see… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Reading well for mental health

The Reading agency have put together a list of books to help and support with a range of different mental health conditions. From self-help books, to books about people who's gone through it - this extensive list is perfect for anyone who's looking going through a difficult time or would like to get a better… Continue reading Reading well for mental health

The Shock of the fall by Nathan Filer

About the book 'The Shock of the Fall' is an extraordinary portrait of one man's journey through the spinning vortex that is mental illness. It is a brave and groundbreaking novel from one of the most exciting new voices in fiction. Reviewed by Blank Reading Group It covered mental health issues well. Matthew is sympathetically… Continue reading The Shock of the fall by Nathan Filer