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“She’s only a phone call away” – our Community Correspondent John pens a thank you to his sister for everything she does

Delighted to share this beautiful poem by one of our longest serving Mind Waves Community Correspondents, John Dane. Sister My sister is my rock That’s always there for me She’s the one that does my shopping And also makes my tea If I need someone to talk to She’s only a phone call away She’ll […]

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‘At my very lowest I had somehow found myself many miles from my own land’ – how Outlander helped Holly’s recovery

A post from one of our very first ever Community Correspondents, Holly McCormack. This piece was originally published on Holly’s own blog in December 2018. I’d fallen into an unknown world and sitting in a room very much at the wrong end of the country. I couldn’t be more Scottish yet I found myself out […]

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And the Cosmos dreamt

A poem from our Community Correspondent Robert Terry   And The Cosmos Dreamt  Sprinkle a little stardust Make your dreams come true Gather a little stardust Makes me and you Nocturnal, diurnal dreaming’s Dreams being peculiar and universal Dreams bring different meanings Secretly guiding, driving each individual The magic of Fantasy Grounded by Reality The wonder […]

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Community Correspondent Lorna Cosh

Voicing my opinions helps me avoid dark thoughts

Community Correspondent Lorna Cosh explains how she has benefited from being involved with Mind Waves When Rosie first told us about Mind Waves, I wondered what it was all about. I still couldn’t stop thinking that someone was going to stick sensors on my head to measure my brainwaves! But when the Community Correspondents get […]

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My job makes me feel good

A post from one of our Community Correspondents My name is David. I am 34 and I have cerebral  palsy. I am a good walker but I have learning difficulties. I came from Ireland when I was 12 to live with my grand mother after the death of my mother.  My father was unable to take care of […]

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What #oscar winner Birdman says about mental wellbeing

A review from our Community Correspondent Emily McCurrie @caminosmem 3/5 Rated 15 I saw this film before the Oscars and it hadn’t originally caught my eye, but my partner suggested it and after seeing the trailer I really liked the look of it. I’ve become a bit of superhero junkie of late but unfortunately was […]

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