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 […]
Archive | March, 2021
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 […]
“Feeling Lost” by Virtually Here
New College 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.
Helen’s new adventure: mentoring other autistic people about life and wellbeing
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 […]