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Why @BIGScotland are funding communities to promote wellbeing

There have been some big changes to the way that the Big Lottery Fund organises its funding lately. We were particularly interested to hear about their medium community-led grants. It is an exciting opportunity for communities that want to develop their own solutions. The focus on people-led, connected, strengths-based approaches feels like a really positive […]

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There will never be a statue for me. Celebrate the invisible women on #IWD2016

Community Correspondent Lorna Cosh speaks up for every invisible woman. This is the Mind Waves contribution to Women’s Protest 2015: a celebration of 100 years since the Glasgow rent strikes. It’s International Women’s Day on March 8. We’d like to celebrate all the women who’s stories have never been heard. Some of the women who […]

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My bus pass opens up my world #100faces

Listen to John’s story As part of the #100faces project, some of our Community Correspondents recorded a story about their lives. John Dane talked about how he makes the most of his bus pass  by travelling around Scotland. There are loads more great stories from Scotland’s people at the 100 Faces, 100 Voices website. Visit […]

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When willpower is not enough. A great podcast on making little changes

It’s that time of year again. There’s something particularly cruel about the weird combination of the pressure to become a new, better person and the complete lack of motivation that comes with two straight weeks of eating cheese and watching terrible movies. There’s lot of advice on mental wellbeing doing the rounds just now. Lists […]

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The secret world of Glasgow’s sewers #100faces

Listen to Peter’s story As part of our workshop with @gillianlambie of @100facesvoices , our Community Correspondents recorded  interesting stories about their lives. We love Peter Leckie’s story about the 30 years he spent working in Glasgow’s sewers. There is a whole world beneath our feet that most people don’t know anything about. Here, he […]

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What my art has taught me about myself

An audio clip from our Community Correspondent David Bradley It’s well known that art can help us to express our feelings. But for David, it’s more than that. When he looks at his paintings, he understands more about himself. He explains here. Transcript: I just think, how art has helped me. Life isn’t pefect, when […]

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