A poem from community correspondent Angela McCrimmon We live in a world so focused to ...
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A post on our latest Mind Waves theme of risk. Life is a series of calculated risks. No matter what we do from getting up in the morning to laying down at night, every decision we make has a risk attached. Some of these risks are smaller than others, and I guess the number and […]
We continue our series in Art of Recovery interviews with a chat I had with Johnnie Miller of GalGael. GalGael is a community enterprise where people can come to learn about woodwork and woodcraft. It is a welcoming and supportive organisation that helps folk from all walks of life to develop their skills, above and […]
A post from our Community Correspondent Maureen Gilmour I was thinking about the theme of risk on the way home from our Mind Waves Community Correspondent meeting. We talked about the subject during our meeting and I was surprised that my initial thought was of risk assessment that I did as a part of my […]
Community correspondent Pete talks about a lesson that can be learned from one of his favourite films. I’m excited because Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to one of my favourite movies of all time is now out in the cinema. I’m trying not to let the weight of expectation get the better of me (Alien: […]
When we attended the GAMH run Art of Recovery event a few weeks back we interviewed artists, participants and organisers to find out what recovery and art means to them. You might have heard our interview with musician Joe Djalani. Joe shared with us his thoughts on recovery and music. Last week GAMH project worker […]
Govanhill Baths is a Glasgow institution. Opened between 1912 and 1917, it is Glasgow’s last surviving example of a Edwardian public bathhouse (or swimming baths, to any one who has grown up in or around Glasgow). Since the baths’ closure in 2001 there has been continual campaigning to reopen the baths as a community wellness […]
When we attended the GAMH run Art of Recovery event a few weeks back we interviewed artists, participants and organisers to find out what recovery and art means to them. The role of art in mental wellbeing and recovery is a much talked about topic, and it’s clear there are many positive benefits. Yet how […]
Community correspondent Marilena loves music, and finds a lot of positive messages in her favourite songs. She has created a mix-tape of 13 songs with interpretations of the positive life messages to be found in each. Gratitude Thank U by Alanis Morissette My understanding and my interpretation is in relation to Alanis’ experience in […]
From 26 to 29 September Hairmyres Hospital in partnership with See Me is hosting a series of events designed to tackle mental health stigma in a health and social care setting. To date the work of Lanarkshire Recovery Network has attracted over 500 pledges of support across the county’s from NHS units, community groups, churches, […]
Expressing gratitude for the good things in your life, and focusing less on the things that perhaps aren’t so good, can boost personal happiness. This can be challenging habit to put into practice though. Help is at hand because Action for Happiness is helping to develop and launch a new app called Gratitude. The app […]