Student mental health – Chris’ Story

This week we’re continuing our series on student mental health, inspired by the Think Positive Hub, a website designed by NUS and Mind Waves. The online hub brings all of the projects, services, resources and news relating to student mental health together in one place, for students and those who support them to easily access. Read on for […]

5 Tips for Working from Home!

The last few years have brought a lot of changes to daily life, to say the least. One huge difference that affects our day-to-day routine is that a huge number of us now work from home. An Instagram poll conducted on the Mind Waves Instagram account showed that 79% of our followers work from home […]

New Mind Waves podcast episode: Winter and Emotions

At the beginning of February, a new Mind Waves podcast went up on Anchor. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here. The episode explores some of the ways that the winter months affect our mental health. Rosie spoke to Daryl McDonald, a person-centred therapist from Glasgow, and Jordan-Sarto-Francis, an American actor and podcaster. […]

Laura’s memorial for Thich Nhat Hanh

This week we have another blog post from our Community Correspondent, Laura. Read on for her thoughts on the passing of Thich Nhat Hanh, a man often referred to as the Godfather of Mindfulness.  To set the scene, I wrote this blog while listening to Home Spa on a Sunday night. My partner is at my […]

Mental health and Stigma: Collating your responses part 2

This week on the blog, we’re sharing more of your responses to our Instagram question box we posted back in November 2021. We asked you to share your lived experience of stigma around mental health and the responses we received were insightful and honest. Thank you so much for sharing your stories. Please bear in […]

Mental Health and Stigma : Collating your responses

Happy new year everybody! I thought we’d use the first blog post of 2022 to share some of your responses to the Instagram stories we posted back at the beginning of December. I don’t know about you, but I can barely remember what I had for breakfast this morning, so let me jog your memory. […]

Laura’s journey with Pendulation

This week we have another blog post from our Community Correspondent, Laura. Read on to hear her advice on how to cope with anxieties and worries in these uncertain times, and her thoughts on the word ‘pendulation.’ By the time you are reading this, it will be Christmas Eve, and we are fast approaching 2022. […]