Resources for wellbeing and mental health

We asked our employees to share their recommendations for inspiring articles, books and podcasts relating to wellbeing and mental health. Here’s what they came up with:

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Below is a list featuring podcasts, books, magazines, websites, Ted Talks and more that cover a broad range of topics including mental health, wellbeing, confidence, ways to manage difficult emotions and how to cultivate wellbeing in a stress-inducing culture.

Books

I thought it was just me (but it isn’t) – Brené Brown
How to survive the end of the world (when it’s in your head) – Aaron Gillies
Mad Girl – Bryony Gordon
Happy – Fearne Cotton
Reasons to stay alive / Notes on a Nervous Planet – Matt Haig
Ikagai – Hector Garcia
Recovery – Russell Brand
How to be Human – Ruby Wax
The little book of inner peace – Ashley Davis Bush
Self-Care for the Real World – Nadia Narain
Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself – Dr Joe Dispenza
A Guide to Being Mental an A-Z – Natasha Devon
Pure – Rose Cartwright
Lost Connections – Johann Hari

Websites

The Blurt Foundation: increasing awareness and understanding of depression
Thrive Global: Reducing stress and burnout, promoting health and wellbeing
Relate: relationship support for everyone
The Mix – Essential support for Under 25s: mental health and support for under 25s
Staying Safe: resources, advice and information for people experiencing suicidal thoughts
Childline: help for anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.
Open Minded Online: sharing ideas and resources about holistic approaches to emotional and social wellbeing