50 Mental Health Myths Debunked 50 Mental Health Myths Debunked 50 Mental Health Myths Debunked

50 Mental Health Myths Debunked

You’ve heard them before – ‘People with mental health problems are weak’. ‘Only teenage girls self-harm’. ‘Mums with postnatal depression don’t love their babies’. Even today, these completely false claims can be heard throughout our society, and the negative effects can be devastating. It’s time to educate ourselves…

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Seven Minutes With Georgina Campbell

The BAFTA-winning actress tells Happiful about honesty, hoarding – and hamsters What is your current philosophy? At the moment, I don’t want to waste the opportunities presented in life. Surround yourself with good people, follow your passions and give yourself time to really enjoy life, because it’s a gift.…

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The Trailblazer: A conversation with Childline founder, Dame Esther Rantzen The Trailblazer: A conversation with Childline founder, Dame Esther Rantzen The Trailblazer: A conversation with Childline founder, Dame Esther Rantzen

The Trailblazer: A conversation with Childline founder, Dame Esther Rantzen

For nearly 40 years, Dame Esther Rantzen has been a giant of television. One of the most successful presenters in BBC history – her signature show That’s Life! reached 20m viewers – she later founded the 24-hour counselling service Childline. Today, the free service helps more than 300,000 children each…

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The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE - Part Two The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE - Part Two The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE - Part Two

The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE - Part Two

Marjorie Wallace CBE was a celebrated journalist involved in some of the greatest scoops in British journalism. It was never her intention to found the independent mental health charity, SANE. Rather, the charity founded her. In part one of Ms Wallace’s interview with Happiful, she discusses the creation of…

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Childline Unveil New App to Combat Sexting

A free anti-sexting app from Childline is using humour to help teenagers deal with unwanted requests for sexual images of themselves. Zipit The app arrives as the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) reveal they dealt with 2,634 calls about sexting and self-generated explicit images…

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Julia Samuel: The Power of Love when Facing Grief

The death of a loved one cannot be ignored. Julia Samuel MBE, a psychotherapist, expert grief counsellor and founder patron of the charity Child Bereavement UK, speaks with Happiful about how children process grief, the false hope that technology can ‘beat death’, and how our pain can be an agent…

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The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE

The Big Interview: Marjorie Wallace, Founder of SANE

Marjorie Wallace CBE was a celebrated journalist involved in some of the greatest scoops in British journalism. It was never her intention to found the independent mental health charity, SANE. Rather, the charity founded her. Marjorie Wallace In part one of Ms Wallace’s interview with Happiful, she discusses the…

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Prue Leith Exclusive: An Interview with the Great British Bake Off Judge Prue Leith Exclusive: An Interview with the Great British Bake Off Judge Prue Leith Exclusive: An Interview with the Great British Bake Off Judge

Prue Leith Exclusive: An Interview with the Great British Bake Off Judge

Restaurateur, traveller, author – and now the straight-talking judge on the Great British Bake Off - the indomitable Ms Leith speaks exclusively with Happiful about the mental health benefits of baking. She also has a word to say about the sauciness of a good innuendo Prue Leith with the Great British…

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