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“Male brain” vs “female brain” – no difference found

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The difference between men and women’s brains has been a hot topic throughout the ages. Studies showing that one gender is better at certain mental tasks than the other (eg. spatial awareness), is often attributed to biological underpinnings; that men and women’s brains are hard-wired differently. A recent research study1 has found that there is in…
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A Leap Year Wish

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It’s been inspiring and encouraging to see the publicity around the Young Minds Matter series launched by The Duchess of Cambridge when she was guest editor of the Huffington Post this month. Especially the theme of taking preventative action. At Mindapples, that’s obviously a theme that is close to our hearts. If you’ve come across…
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The Mindapples Tree at the Museum of Happiness

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We were delighted to have the Mindapples Tree at the wildly successful Museum of Happiness event in Spitalfields Market. The Museum of Happiness brought together a ball pit, silent disco, laughter yoga, virtual reality experience, TickTheBucket and much, much more, all with the aim of doing things that raise spirits. I snuck into the Joy…
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Mindapples Wellbeing, Resilience & Performance

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We’re delighted to be working with Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP. Here’s what their Peter Bond wrote in a blog about the launch: “You often hear about mental health in the news but it’s all too often linked to a negative story. Mental health tends to have connotations of illness, rather than have the…
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Declaring victory

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It’s been over five years since we started Mindapples as a business (and even longer since the start of our campaign), and it’s fair to say the journey has been… emotional. Running a mental health organisation is tough enough at the best of times, without having to steer it through a global recession and brutal public spending cuts….
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There are approximately 421 million Facebook statuses posted, 200 million tweets and 40 million Instagram posts everyday… that is a lot of zeros. It’s also a lot of time. Time which, nowadays, we just don’t have. Why is there no quick and simple alternative to scrolling through hundreds of posts until we finally find out…
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Mindapples training successful in independent trial

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A study published today by the University of York shows that Mindapples training programmes increased participants’ ability to cope with stress, including three months after the programme was complete. This is the first controlled trial of Mindapples’ flagship training programme, Your Mind: A User’s Guide, and is a great endorsement for our unique approach to mental health…
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