We can still control our spirits

A message from former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, who was held hostage for seven years

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Held hostage for seven years in the Colombian jungle by a guerrilla group. former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt came up with some strategies to survive. “While we may all be feeling that we have lost control of our lives, there are still things we can control. We can organise our time, our space, ourselves and our spirits."

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Kirstie Hepburn

Head of Corporate and Educational Activities, Head Talks

Head Talks aims to provide you with knowledge, inspiration and a sense of community so you can create your own toolbox to fix and maintain mental health. We are all unique and find our inspiration and sense of wellbeing from many different sources. Each of our journeys is unique, whether it’s to recovery or simply feeling better in the world.