Archive | August, 2017

Pet Therapy

Something I’ve often felt shame about is my teeth. From the slightly crooked childhood teeth to the train track metal brace and the playground teasing. Which left me often feeling sad.  Until they’re off and I’m a teenager . Then, wow! Compliments on how great my teeth look, so straight and white. I was always […]

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Free Resources from Scottish Opera’s Memory Spinners

Scottish Opera run a project called Memory Spinners which is aimed at people with Dementia and their carers.  They have kindly shared some resources with the Voluntary Action Fund.   These free resources are designed to reflect the type of creative and social activities delivered in their workshops, but are accessible so that people living […]

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Calling All Feminist Bloggers

Mark your calendars and get your blogging brains geared up and ready to go, because Young Women’s Movement Scotland is holding its first Feminist Blogging Network meet-up on Saturday 2 September. For an afternoon of workshops and chat in a fun, feminist, creative space, come along and meet the other awesome bloggers and would-be bloggers of The Young Women’s Movement. Could there be a better way […]

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Join the SAMH Stomp

SAMH is holding a completely unique fundraising challenge on 7 October at Murrayfield Stadium. The SAMH Stomp is stair climbing challenge. An opportunity to push yourself physically in one of two routes around the stadium. There is the regular Stomp covering 4,200 stairs, or if you really want to push yourself there is the Extreme […]

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The Power of Pets

Recently, it was National Cat Day (8 August). I celebrated by swiping everything off my desk and pushing my bum into people’s faces… OK, maybe not. The day got me thinking about how I’d love to have a pet again. A couple of years back my partner and I were cat foster parents. Not many […]

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Changing for the Best

A post from our Community Correspondent Marilena Balagianni When thinking about change the first thing that comes to my mind is how habitual our species is and how we fail to recognise this. Although we can change, it is more probable to keep doing the things we do not want to do , instead of […]

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