Articles tagged 'mental health'

My school teachers were fond of warning me that my tendency towards sarcasm would get me into trouble one day. But did I ever tell you how it nearly killed me? Well, let's just say it was one of the contributing factors. I'd just moved down to Plymouth, ostensibly to recover properly after a stay in a mental health unit, as a result of my struggles with depression. My care was transferred to the local community mental health team (CMHT), for assessment and monitoring, while I was staying with my parents to recuperate. Read more…

The Happiness Manifesto
The Happiness Manifesto

I'm working my way through the Happy Startup School's online course on building the sort of company that you wouldn't want to sell. Today's task is to figure out a manifesto for the business that defines the underlying principles through which it operates. I've already written a little about the company's overall mission: to measurably improve the long term happiness of both individuals and organisations. The intent here is to take the ideas from that mission and flesh out a little more detail. Read more…