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Real resilience is about adaptability and community, not individual strength

A guest post from Dr Pete Seaman of Glasgow Centre for Population Health There is a growing recognition that resilience is an important component of health and wellbeing. Critics rightly point out that this trend coincides with a period of austerity, which affects the worst off most severely. Some ask whether resilience is really about […]

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Have you been treated unfairly because of mental ill health as a student?

Our friends at NUS Scotland are running a campaign called “think positive about student mental health“. They want to promote positive wellbeing and tackle negative attitudes about mental ill health in Scottish colleges and universities. They’re already doing great work, but to make sure they’re meeting students’ needs properly they want to learn  more about […]

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A dictionary of obscure joys

A friend told me about the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows. The author has come up with names for those obscure types of sadness that we all experience at some time, where a simple word like “sad” just doesn’t cut it. I really enjoyed reading it and identified with most of them, but I like the […]

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Do you have something to say about mental health and wellbeing?

What makes you feel good?

Info event:  Friday June 6, 11am- 1pm, GAMH Turnbull Street, Glasgow What makes you feel good? Whether it’s a favourite walk, your gardening group or just a book that never fails to cheer you up, we want to know about it. We want to support individuals and organisations to tell the world about the things […]

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