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How Muay Thai Helped Me Fight My PTSD – Veteran Adam House

Adam House, a US combat veteran with PTSD moved to Thailand to train as a Muay Thai instructor that helped him fight his PTSD. He’s since written a book about his … Continue Reading How Muay Thai Helped Me Fight My PTSD – Veteran Adam House

Home Kong Bakery

With most of our planned summer projects postponed or canceled, Mental Ideas has been on a roll and making serious dough! Thanks to the team effort of volunteer bakers Ying, Moira, … Continue Reading Home Kong Bakery

Four Months – Mat Ricardo

Trigger warning – Mental health, depression, talk of the outside world. Seriously – you don’t need to read this! It’s all changed, hasn’t it? Right from the basics, on up. … Continue Reading Four Months – Mat Ricardo

Denial – Short Film

Crazy – Mental Ideas Podcast

This is the last episode of the season so DON’T MISS IT!!! With new material and highlights from the studio interviews of the first series, Crazy is a cheeky little … Continue Reading Crazy – Mental Ideas Podcast

Transference Receives Special Jury Mention – New York Socially Relevant Film Festival

Money $ – Mental Ideas Podcast

On today’s show, Sadie Kaye talks dirty. Great big wads of dirty cash! You can’t use banknotes anywhere since the first wave peaked. Too dirty! Toilet paper is our cleanest … Continue Reading Money $ – Mental Ideas Podcast

First Chance To See Transference at SRFF Online!

First chance to see Transference: A Bipolar Love Story at the New York Socially Relevant Film Festival online! Originally postponed until September in the hope that the new normal might … Continue Reading First Chance To See Transference at SRFF Online!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story Wins Zoroaster Award!

Another win for Transference: A Bipolar Love Story – this time the Zoroaster Award at the Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival. The New York Socially Relevant Film Festival is next (starting … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story Wins Zoroaster Award!

The Unwellness Entrepreneur – Mental Ideas Podcast

In this week’s episode, Sadie Kaye coins a new catchphrase courtesy of inspirational wellness entrepreneur Ifat Hyndes and tests it out on a taxi driver. Showman Mat Ricardo talks about the power of acceptance … Continue Reading The Unwellness Entrepreneur – Mental Ideas Podcast

Entries Open: The Proverse Prize

The Proverse Prize is an annual international literary competition for unpublished book-length works of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry. Established in 2008 by Proverse Publishing, Hong Kong, the competition is open to … Continue Reading Entries Open: The Proverse Prize

Dear White People – This Is What We Want You To Do – Inside The Kandi Bowl #BlackLivesMatter

Of all the powerful and poignant posts we’ve read about the #BlackLivesMatter protests and movement (and there have been so many), this is the one that resonated with us the … Continue Reading Dear White People – This Is What We Want You To Do – Inside The Kandi Bowl #BlackLivesMatter

Trolls Anonymous – Mental Ideas Podcast

Showman Mat Ricardo reminisces about the time he was starting out as a street performer and a member of the public walked onto his pitch and took a dump. Left to … Continue Reading Trolls Anonymous – Mental Ideas Podcast

Transference A Bipolar Love Story Wins Best Drama Feature at International Anatolia Film Festival!

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story has just been announced the winner of Best Drama Feature Film at the the 2020 International Anatolia Film Festival in Turkey! The film explores the impact of bipolar … Continue Reading Transference A Bipolar Love Story Wins Best Drama Feature at International Anatolia Film Festival!

The Depressed Banker – Mental Ideas Podcast

Brace yourselves for another “slightly strange” (yeah…) episode of our Mental Ideas Podcast strand of RTHK‘s fantabulous 123 Show! This week Sadie’s guest is the multi-talented and inspirational Christina Yung! She banks. She … Continue Reading The Depressed Banker – Mental Ideas Podcast

Virtually Eugenia – Mental Ideas Podcast

Virtual Reality dance-maker Eugenia Kim joins host Sadie Kaye and explains how her bipolar disorder has fueled her creativity and inspired her latest VR film! It’s called Lithium Hindsight – and yes, it IS better … Continue Reading Virtually Eugenia – Mental Ideas Podcast