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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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What makes me feel free

A post from our Community Correspondent Donald Hosie I feel free when I am on horseback. The feeling of exhilaration when you are galloping through woodland is one of the best. You and the horse in harmony, acting as one. The horse trusts you to know where you are going and you trust the animal […]

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How are you? I’m fine. A comic strip on the biggest lie we ever tell from @offwhitecoat

A comic strip from our Community Correspondent Emma Wilson @offwhitecoat who blogs at offwhitecoat.co.uk Nobody likes lying. And there’s certainly nothing about experiencing mental health problems that makes you more likely to be dishonest. But anyone who’s ever struggled with their mental health will understand why you might want to tell this one: “How are you?” […]

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You got out of bed, be proud of that

Comic strip from our Community Correspondent Emma Wilson @offwhitecoat This month, we’re asking what makes you proud. We’ve had some amazing contributions already- I thought we’d kick things off with this amazing cartoon strip from Emma Wilson who blogs over at www.offwhitecoat.co.uk . We are so glad she’s decided to get involved with Mind Waves and […]

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