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Eat Yourself Happy: How to Transform your Mood with Food

16th May 2018 · 6:30pm - 9:00pm

In person | Virtual event

 Eat Yourself Happy: How to Transform your Mood with Food

What foods make us happy? Join us for an inspiring evening to explore the relationship between food and mental health – and discover new ways to boost your mood with food.

Author Rachel Kelly, who has a history of depression, will share her personal experience of how food helps her stay calm and well. She’s teamed up with nutritional therapist Alice Mackintosh to find out how nutrition affects our wellbeing and what we can do about it.

Together Rachel and Alice will provide lots of research-based tips, including which foods boost energy, relieve low mood, comfort a troubled mind, support hormone balance and help you sleep better.

This event is part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May).

About The Speakers

Rachel Kelly is an author, journalist and mental health campaigner. Her first book Black Rainbow is an award-winning and moving memoir about her experience with depression. Her other books include Walking on Sunshine and most recently The Happy Kitchen. She is an ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness, Young Minds, Sane and The Counselling Foundation.

Alice Mackintosh is a highly-experienced nutritional therapist with a background in biomedical sciences. She has a passion for applying the latest research and helping people use nutrition to support good mental and physical health. As well as working directly with clients, Alice is a regular spokesperson on nutrition on the BBC and in magazines.

This event is in support of Action for Happiness. We want to make it accessible to as many people as possible, so rather than charging a fixed fee we’re instead asking you to make a donation. It would be great if you could donate £20, but if you can spare more, or feel unable to give that much, then please give what you feel is appropriate.

Any funds raised (beyond the costs of the event) will contribute directly to Action for Happiness’ work to promote mental wellbeing in local communities. Action for Happiness is a Registered Charity (1175160) and Company Limited by Guarantee (10722435) in England and Wales.

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We look forward to seeing you there!

Doors will open at 18:30 and the event will start at 19:00.

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