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Why I love #boringselfcare

A guest post by Marie Gallagher (@FuzzyPeachGirl)  I recently came across Boring Self Care on Twitter and, delighted by the illustrations,  started folllowing the Instagram account of artist and mental health activist, Hannah Daisy (@makedaisychains). Hannah draws activity badges which take me back to my days as a Brownie Guide but thankfully, for these ones, […]

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Art for Wellbeing with LGBT Health

LGBT Health and Wellbeing Glasgow is hosting the first Art for Wellbeing class of 2018 this coming Monday (22 Jan). Art can play a big role in recovery and these sessions are perfect for folk to start out getting creative in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. No artistic experience is necessary to come along and […]

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An Interview with Johnnie Miller from GalGael

We continue our series in Art of Recovery interviews with a chat I had with Johnnie Miller of GalGael. GalGael is a community enterprise where people can come to learn about woodwork and woodcraft. It is a welcoming and supportive organisation that helps folk from all walks of life to develop their skills, above and […]

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An Interview with Joe Djalani

Early this September we attended the GAMH run Art of Recovery event at Bellahouston Park. It was a wonderful day (despite the rain), we got a chance to meet various interesting people involved in art therapy and recovery. As promised we’re proud to present an interview from the day. Joe Djalani, a Glasgow based musician […]

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Expression of Depression Through Art

A couple of months back I shared some work by Christopher Grady AKA Lunarbaboon, an artist who tries to make sense of the world and family life through his comics. I came across another artist today, Sow Ay, who also tackles the daily battle with depression and anxiety through art. You can find more of […]

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