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At one of our video workshops recently, a participant created a video that took a brilliantly Scottish and funny approach to mental wellbeing. Susan Morrison, of ACVO, used her Aberdonian language to poke fun at the mental health advice that we all see on social media. Susan said: “I just felt that there is so […]
One of our Community Correspondents, Angela McCrimmon, has written a great poem reflecting on a year in lockdown. Lockdown…One Year On The 23rd of March in 2020, Memories we certainly have are aplenty, The year we still can’t believe we’ve seen, The arrival of deadly Covid-19. Home-schooling entered the family home, Parents […]
Like a lot of people, we’re finding that podcasts are getting us through lockdown. Whether it’s to help us get to sleep, keep us entertained on the daily walk or just to help us feel more connected with the outside world – we love them. We also love making them. We have a Mind […]
Telling stories is at the heart of what Mind Waves does, so we were excited to be asked by Outside the Box and Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s iHub to run a series of storytelling webinars for community groups. We looked at using different tools to tell stories including: – animation – zine making ( little folded […]
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 very proud that our volunteer Community Correspondent Helen has set up her own business supporting other autistic people with their lives and wellbeing. We caught up to ask her a few questions about it. What’s the start up for? I set-up Douglas Mentoring in early 2021, and I describe myself as a mentor and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our fantastic Community Correspondent Angela McCrimmon has recorded this amazing poem about the little things that she’s learned about mental wellbeing during 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 […]