This week, to round off our reflections on ten years of Mind Waves, we have ...
Hi everybody! Coming to you this week to draw your attention to two online discussion ...
This week we are continuing to reminisce and reflect on the impact of Mind Waves ...
Hi everyone! Tuesday the 21st of September marked the 10 year anniversary of the founding of Mind Waves. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing some stories of how Mind Waves has impacted people’s lives and reflecting on the ever-changing relationship of technology and mental health. To start us off, we have a post […]
It is important to include truthful depictions of mental health conditions in films, TV shows, all of the media we consume. I believe that we should strive for media that is reflective of the world we live in, and if we want that, then mental health stories should be told in a nuanced and honest […]
We’ve been talking about looking after your mental health online a lot recently; one of MindWaves’s wonderful interns created an animation about how to relax without going online, I ran an Instagram poll on how the internet affects your mental health, and we had a chat with Liam about positive mental spaces during his interview […]
This week’s blog post is an interview with Kevin Brown for our content theme of endurance. We talk men’s mental health, exercise and keeping up healthy habits during lockdown. Mind Waves sat down with Kevin Brown, the mind behind Fit Ayrshire Dads, a Facebook page for men to share training tips, have a laugh and […]
This week we’re handing the reins over to our community correspondent Ellen. You might remember her brilliant post a few weeks ago about healthy anxiety and the related struggles. Here, Ellen talks about seeking help for health anxiety and outlines her experience in the hope that it might inspire someone else to do the same […]
This week we’re introducing you to our wonderful intern and podcasting pro, Rosie. Their words are below. I have loved radio for as long as I can remember. My mum bought me a Walkman when she went back to work so that I could listen to stories and that started my obsession with audio. Listening […]
This weeks blog post was written by our wonderful community correspondent Maureen for our current content theme of Endurance. Her words are below. Four months ago I decided it was time to get myself back out there onto the dating game. Having discussed this with my daughter we decided that the best way forward, given […]
Hi everybody! Big news over here: the Mind Waves podcast is back! In keeping with our current content theme this episode is about endurance and exercise. Our intern Rosie chats with author Helen Douglas, Rachel Hoyes and Rebecca Strodton from TVC, and psychotherapist and yoga teacher Elizabeth Walsh about their experience of long term exercise […]
About a month ago, I decided to ask the followers of Mind Waves’ Instagram account some questions and use the responses to write a series of blog posts. For each post, I posted a poll with an option to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Then I posted a question box with the prompt ‘Tell me more’. […]
Hey guys! Maddy here again. This is going to be the last collating your responses post for a little while, but if you enjoyed the series, please let me know! This week I’ve been thinking about relationships and mental health. I know that when my mental health takes a dip I change my social behaviours. […]