"Feeling Lost" A song about Lockdown

“Feeling Lost” by Virtually Here

New Colledge Lanarkshire students created this amazing original song about their feelings in lockdown. Hope you enjoy their hard work in producing this video and that it brings a smile to your face, as it has to ours.  

We’re looking for a (paid) Digital Media Intern

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Inclusion Scotland to create a paid internship for a disabled person as our Digital Media Assistant. Mind Waves is small but we have big ambitions. We’re looking for someone to join us for a day and half per week to get creative with our website […]

“I was determined I was going to start speaking up.” Angela adds her voice to Scotland’s manifesto for better mental health

Our Community Correspondent Angela McCrimmon added her voice to the launch of Scotland’s Mental Health Partnership’s manifesto launch this week. Angela was featured on BBC news, sharing how important finding her voice has been in understanding and managing her own mental health. She was supporting the launch of the “Promote, Prevent, Provide” manifesto, which calls […]

Grin and bear it- a film about how soft toys can support our mental health

Throughout lockdown, we’ve spoken to lots of people, including some of our Community Correspondents, about the value that a soft toy can have in supporting our wellbeing. They can be someone to talk to, something to do with your hands, or a reminder of happier shared times. We were delighted when film-maker Max Hudson got […]

Getting back to normal- an animation about life after lockdown

We’ve been working with Outside the Box and  Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s iHub to deliver a series of webinars for community groups about storytelling. This week we looked at animation and the fantastic participants created this animation about the little things we’re looking forward to when lockdown end and things go back to “normal” (whatever that […]

This year, more than ever, let’s ignore the Blue Monday nonsense

  A post from our Project Manager @rosiehopes  I first published a post on why Blue Monday is nonsense way back in 2015. Half a decade later, in the midst of a pandemic the myth of Blue Monday has failed to go away. I’m beginning to feel like a ghost that returns on the same […]