10 February 2023
Looking after your mental health as a creative freelancer
Freelancing is the backbone of the creative industry, but like everything else, it comes with its challenges.
30 November 2022
The benefits of art therapy
Doodle, doodle...what would I do without a pen-scratching nonsense art in my books?
28 October 2022
5 ways of de-stressing from education
Every student needs an outlet for overcoming the stress of education, so here are five suggestions to get you started.
27 July 2022
More children are turning to Childline struggling with eating and body image
Childline, the counselling service run by the NSPCC, has released new data showing an increase in the number of young people with concerns about eating and body image.
20 March 2021
WriteWell launch: write yourself a brighter future
A new online writing therapy website launched on 22 February.
19 November 2020
How to not let bullying define you
Five helpful tips for people of all ages, on how to navigate the emotional toll that bullying can have on you.
25 May 2020
What I learnt from the One Dance UK Healthier Performer programme, including wellness, resilience and motivation
25 March 2020
Top 10 things you can do to help your mental health at home
A ‘top 10’ of things you can do from home that will help your mental health and wellbeing whilst being self-isolated or during social distancing in this coronavirus pandemic.
20 March 2020
Exploring wellbeing in an arts and cultural setting
A New Direction recently hosted a workshop for teachers, representatives from the cultural sector, and arts practitioners to explore wellbeing centred projects in an arts setting. But what is wellbeing and what does it mean when we bring it into an arts and cultural setting?
20 February 2020
Arts, Health & Wellbeing Training
A workshop for artists who wish to develop their practice within the arts and health sector.
14 October 2019
A Brighton Artist in the Pyrenees Discovers much more than Inspiration
Q&A Part 2 with Brighton based artist, Craig Simpson, the first artist-in-residence with Talkin' Culture's #projectpyrenees
20 July 2018
The World Cup Aftermath
Although it wasn’t the result people were hoping for, it was the journey no one expected
15 March 2018
Walking Tour: In Turner’s Footsteps
Walking tour tracing the footsteps of JMW Turner in Richmond & Twickenham
7 June 2017
GE17: What’s most important to me in this General Election?
To be considered healthy is to be in good physical and mental condition. So why do we only focus on one half of that equation?