A post for National Reading Day 2020. A while back, we asked, “Which books are good for your mental health?”. The passionate responses from our volunteer Community Correspondents and followers definitely made us want to clear some space on our bookshelves! Any book helps me with mental health, not one specifically – Ann-Marie D’Arcy Sharpe, […]
Archive | January, 2020
What about the old me?#newyearbeyou #growth
A post by our Project Assistant Marie. January has become so synonymous with punishment and pursuit that this beautiful statement of self acceptance from Edinburgh based writer Joanne Bell was a breath of fresh air to me . The concept of New Year, New You is actually pretty reductive – it suggests that our very […]
What have you achieved? Maybe a story, maybe a song #NewYearBeYou
A poem from our Community Correspondent John Dane The last ten years have gone so fast Now’s the time to look back at the past What have you achieved as you’re moving along? Maybe a story, maybe a song It’s good to let your feelings go Talk about good things or go to a show […]
New Year Be You: Welcome to our new Mind Waves series for January!
Our project assistant Marie introduces the new Mind Waves ‘mini-theme’ for January 2020. New Year’s resolutions sometimes get a bad rep and, indeed, they definitely have their trappings. We sometimes set unrealistic goals and then beat ourselves up for not achieving them. When it’s cold and dark outside, sticking to goals can be that bit […]