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Mind

Mind is a fantastic charity doing fantastic work. It is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales, campaigning for rights, challenging poor practice, raising awareness and providing services. A good starting point for all those interested in, or affected by, issues to do with mental health. The MindinfoLine provides support and information (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm) on 0845 766 0163.

www.mind.org.uk

 

ISMA UK 

For anyone who is concerned about stress, the International Stress Management Association (ISMA) can provide advice, guidance and information.

www.isma.org.uk

 

Findalifecoach

It can be very overwhelming, trying to search the internet for the right coach for you. If you're not sure that the Peppermint Giraffe approach is right for you for some reason, a good place to continue your search is:

www.findalifecoach.co.uk

 

Centre for Sports Hypnosis

www.sportshypnosis.org.uk

 

Hypnotherapist register

You can find me and other hypnotherapists registered here.  Please thoroughly question any hypnotherapist you are thinking of working with - me included! 

www.hynpotherapistregister.com

 

Wellness Therapy Centre - Croydon

For those based in and around Croydon, I provide coaching and hypnotherapy services from the Wellness Therapy Centre at Virgin Active Croydon. The Centre also provides other health therapies such as osteopathy, massage and aromatherapy, as well as a wide range of beauty treatments.

www.wellnesscroydon.co.uk

 

CMI (Chartered Management Institute)

The CMI supports and advises individuals and organisations on management and leadership. They accredit nationally-recognised management qualifications and provide a membership that brings with it professional recognition and a wide range of support services for helping you to develop as a manager. I am a member myself, as well as being a trainer, assessor and internal verifier for a range of CMI qualifications provided through PMSL (see above).

www.managers.org.uk

 

BBC

The good ol' beeb is an excellent resource for all sorts of stuff. Perhaps the most relevant link to direct you to from here is their section on psychology:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/mind/

Also, check out this 10 minute personality test on the same site. It's well written, quick and easy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/mind/surveys/whatamilike/index.shtml

(If you're using Safari you'll be offered a written version. I'd suggest using Firefox instead for now, as it's much simpler and more effective to do the interactive version. Explorer users should be fine).

 

NHS staff discounts

 

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As well as the most talked about reasons for respecting the environment, there are sound psychological reasons for doing so too! Research commissioned by Mind, and carried out by the University of Essex, found that "exercising outdoors in a green environment is a lot better for improving mood and enhancing self-esteem than the equivalent amount of exercise indoors".

WWF (the World Wildlife Fund) is one of the three charities I support. If you're interested in finding out the latest news about the environment, the most pressing issues and how you can help, please do visit.

www.wwf.org.uk