A comprehensive and accessible book about how to look after your mind and improve your wellbeing, in collaboration with Mindapples.
From the people who brought you the Mindapples "5-a-day for your mind" campaign, The Mind Manual is an accessible guide to what's going on in your head. From understanding how your own mind works, to making sense of the behaviour of others, this is a practical guide to managing your mind and using it to get the life you want.
The book uses proven insights from neuroscience and psychology, filtered through the wisdom and experience of thousands of people in the Mindapples' global community, in order to give you a crash-course in understanding your own mind. Not only will it improve your well-being, your ability to cope with stress, and your understanding of yourself and of others, but it also will give you the tools you need to be your best self, with chapters including:
How to Be Yourself
How to Keep Calm
How to Be Happy
How to Have a Healthy Mind
How to Be Wise
How to Be Productive
How to Be Resilient
How to Be Kind
How to Fall in Love
About the Author
Andy Gibson is a keynote speaker, author and campaigner specializing in psychology and social change. He is also the founder of several businesses, including Mindapples. Andy has advised some of the world's biggest businesses on how to harness the minds of their staff, and spent nearly a decade campaigning to raise awareness of the importance of mental health. His last book, A Mind for Business, won Management Gold in the Management Book of the Year awards 2016. He holds degrees in history and psychology, and is also a former Trustee of the Royal Society of Arts.
He lives in London. MindapplesMindapples is a global campaign that, since 2008, has been teaching people how their minds work and encouraging everyone to take better care of their minds. It builds apps and e-learning, delivers training to businesses and charities, and supplies campaign materials and support to voluntary groups, healthcare bodies, schools and universities to promote mental health and wellbeing.
Its professional training programmes have been used by some of the biggest names in global business, and have been shown in independent trials to help people handle stress and improve their wellbeing. Tens of thousands of people have now shared their 5-a-day for their minds via the Mindapples website, and at events and pop ups all around the world.
Mindapples is an idea that is gaining ground at a time when both professionals and politicians are focusing on people's well-being. - Julie Cross, The Telegraph
Mindapples is a rather lovely thing - a small, social project with no other aim than to promote individual self-management of mental wellbeing. - Maureen Rice, UK launch editor of Psychologies Magazine.