The Mindfield

My Journey to Mental Fitness by Olly Church

To mark the closing of Mental Health Awareness Week I thought I would reflect on my own journey from extremely poor mental health to mental fitness. It's really reassuring to see how much effort many individuals and organisations have made this week but there are...

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GQ Australia

Mindfulness is the latest training trend gaining traction in the military by Brad Nash. Click Here to read the full article

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Growing through adversity by Olly Church

The role of personal evolution in cultivating resilience. The candour and courage of many other people in confronting their own mental health challenges encourages me to reflect on my own experiences. Specifically, how a mindset of adaptation and evolution has helped...

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Hope from Despair by Olly Church

From despair to hope: How veterans can contribute to the cultivation of mental fitness in society and the workplace. We are increasingly seeing a demand for politicians and employers to deliver on pledges to transform attitudes to mental health, with a particular...

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Why Resilience Can’t be Taught by Olly Church

I’m going to start with a perverse admission; I’m not a naturally resilient person. As a shy child and overweight, under-confident teenager, I struggled to identify with many of my peers and reacted badly to failure when I managed to summon the confidence to take...

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