Balance #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

https://videopress.com/v/eoTRcZBu For the last day of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we're sharing this powerful animation in which Katherine, Simon, Martin and Muna explore what a fair and equal world would look like to them, and what it would mean for health and happiness. Accompanied by beautiful animation from Yujie Xu. A massive thank you to Yujie Xu, Cate…

“Did your parents buy your house off Mrs Thatcher?” and other degrading comments

A long read exploring the differences between material poverty and perceived cultural inequalities, and how the author began to recognise the impact of inequality on her self-esteem whilst at university. I grew up in Tottenham, North London for the first 18 years of my life as a very conscious and progressive child and teen. I…

How understanding inequality explained my mental distress

The following is a poignant and insightful blog from Georgina, about the strong resonances she found when reading The Inner Level, the 2018 book from Professors Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett following on from their acclaimed work The Spirit Level. When I read The Inner Level I was struck in a way I haven’t felt…