As the world changes and continues to challenge the way we have always done things, as individuals we need to find new ways to adapt in order to build and maintain our own wellbeing.
We aim to translate our work into everyday practice to ensure everyone can own their own space and contribute positively to the world around us.
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Choice. It's as simple as that.
After hearing so many people's stories, from many walks of life, it struck us how many of us just seemed to spend time coping with the day to day, rather than truly living.
When asked are you happy, most people said, 'I am not unhappy, anyway what choice do I have?'
We simply wanted to find ways of giving people that choice.
No matter your age, gender, sexuality, race, religion or circumstance - everyone should have the choice to thrive.
Helen and Clare
What's in a name?
Everyone asks us why Tasting Colours which is great, it always starts a conversation, so here it is.
Tasting Colours is a form of synesthesia - when stimulation of one sensory pathway leads to the involuntary stimulation of another. Jo Malone is a synesthete, she talks openly about her synesthesia and how it led to the success of her business.
We're not sure if this part is scientifically proven but as children we have the ability to taste colours. Sadly as we get older and start to be influenced by the world around us we turn off the pathways we don't use and our amazing abilities get dialled down - that bit is proven!
When individuals go through our programme they all talk about how they feel as if they can achieve anything - that they feel anything is possible, imagine feeling so alive you could taste colours!
Meet the Team
CEO and Founder
Director of Programmes and Founder
Mental Health First Aid
Marketing and Communications
Meet our volunteer advisors
Dr Karl Marlowe
Chief Medical Officer
Oxford NHS Health Foundation
Dr Nicola Byrom
Senior Psychology Lecturer - King's College London
Founder of Student Minds
Chair of Student Mental Health Research Network (SMaRteN)
CEO Jump in Puddles
Strategist and innovator in FMCG and social business
Director Chartered Institute for IT
Technology, innovation and data specialist