Archive | July, 2015

# growing pains

A poem from our Community Correspondent Robert Terry #growing pains the sense of Self that’s you or me, we bring it to this life? from womb to grave, looking to save ‘n’ continue My self Your self willing dreaming along the way, my Self your Self ingrained engraved, battle scarred & hardened fundamentals unchanged You […]

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Get inspired to host an event for Self Management Week

The sixth Self Management Week is fast approaching, running between 28th September and 2nd October 2015. If you are considering hosting any kind of event to celebrate, promote and champion self management but need a bit of inspiration or support to promote, join our friends at @selfmgmtscot at one of our Inspiring Each Other: Self […]

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How to stay, or get, happy in later life #happinesshabitsWIP

In some cultures, older people are respected, revered even. In ours, not so much. Everywhere we go, we see images of young beautiful people, anti-ageing products, older people referred to as “dinosaurs” or as a burden. The little media coverage that older people do receive tends to focus on what’s difficult: loneliness, dementia, social care. […]

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