Physical exercise, we all know by now, is not just good for our physical health but our mental health too. It’s prescribed worldwide as a harmless, free and noncommittal treatment for depression and anxiety. Making it an appealing option for many of us when compared to therapy or medication. Exercise gets us active and releasesRead more

Attention cat-loving friends! Pets are proven to enhance happiness, so as part of Freedom of Mind festival 2019 we’re bringing you an evening of tranquility with a series of feline mindfulness workshops at You&Meow Cafe. Anyone who has spent time around or living with cats knows the difference it makes having them around. Cats makeRead more

We’re back! Freedom of Mind Festival tickets are on sale Freedom of Mind is a Mental Health festival based in the wonderful city of Bristol. Our aim is to celebrate the discussion surrounding Mental Health and to ultimately create change within our local community. We encourage positive conversations through a range of incredible events forRead more

Freedom of Mind Festival 2018 is HERE! But day seven marks the end to the festivities! We celebrated with a Music and Dance Taster Session and Boxing for Wellbeing with Empire Fighting Chance. Missed the events? Check out our thoughts on how they went… Evan’s Experience at Boxing for Wellbeing I was particularly excited forRead more

Freedom of Mind Festival 2018 is HERE! Day six – the penultimate day of the festival – featured two events in the evening. We started things with an event run by Glug Bristol – with speakers and discussion tied into World Mental Health Day and Freedom of Mind Festival. Following that was our Homelessness andRead more

Freedom of Mind Festival 2018 is HERE! Day 5 featured two different events to celebrate World Mental Health Day 2018. We started with an Early Morning Silent Disco on Castle Park! And rounded up the evening with a Panel Discussion on Body Image, Dieting Culture and Mental Health. Missed the events? Check out our thoughtsRead more

Day 4 threw a spanner in the works when we found out that Jonny Benjamin would be unable to come along to the book signing we had scheduled with him! We’re working to re-arrange, but in the meantime, Liam (one of our content creators) produced this sketch of Jonny’s journey and “Find Mike” campaign! Can’tRead more

Freedom of Mind Festival 2018 is HERE! Day three featured (fittingly!) three different events across all sorts of genres. We started with an Afternoon Tea Party Against Loneliness, where we worked with Link Age Network and Marmalade Trust to deliver an afternoon of fun and games. We followed that with a film screening and Q&ARead more

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