Depression and Anxiety are not life sentences

MindHug Blog “We all get depressed and anxious. But we move on.” I have lost count of the number of times I have heard that from someone, especially when I introduce MindHug. They are wrong but they are also not. Language can be so unsympathetic when it comes to mental health. The historic hushed tones […]

Virtual Music Therapy: A new approach to delivering therapy

MindHug Blog 2020 has been a pivotal year for everyone. The Covid-19 pandemic has forever changed our lives. It has changed the way we work, the way we play and the way we live our lives. Whilst the acute threat of Covid-19 will eventually pass, it is highly unlikely that things will return to the […]

MindHug in the time of COVID-19

MindHug Blog Streets empty, supermarket shelves bare, essentials being rationed, daily updates from the government, senses on high alert, borders closed, people in quarantine, people isolated at home. The scenes we see today could be right out of a movie. It seems only natural that the general atmosphere coupled with the growth in self isolation […]

Depression — One size does not fit all

MindHug Blog It is well-accepted within the medical community that a “one size fits all” approach to treating depression is not effective. One-third of patients with depression will achieve remission upon starting antidepressant treatment whilst another third will require 1–3 more changes to their medication; a final third do not get better at all. Although […]

Data Science: The breath of fresh air needed in Mental Wellbeing

Data Science

MindHug Blog Mental wellbeing is an extremely important but often overlooked aspect of our daily lives. It is no secret that people with good mental health are happier, more satisfied and, according to surveys, up to 12% more productive at work. Yet, traditionally, there has been very little that we do to maintain good mental […]