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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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machines in heaven performing

What’s music got to do with mental health? We ask @machinesheaven

Our Community Correspondent Pete goes backstage to talk music and mental health with Machines in Heaven @machinesheaven Last Thursday, the Art School played host to Glasgow bands Atom Tree and Machines in Heaven in an exciting and powerful night of electro, shoegaze, post-rock, post-electronica. Our headliners Machines in Heaven, create beautiful, otherworldly sounds with the […]

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Rosebank Curry recipe: real comfort food

Nothing tastes as good as a home-cooked meal, made from ingredients you’ve grown and shared with people who understand you. On a rainy afternoon at Rosebank Garden in Kirkintilloch, the air was filled with the mouth-watering smell of a vegetable curry and the sound of laughter. We managed to twist a few arms to get the […]

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Meet our Community Correspondents: Martin Daley

  Where are you from? Sandyhills, which is in the East End of Glasgow. Why are you interested in mental wellbeing? I’ve been through it myself and I want to help others in future. What can we expect from your blogs? I’m building my confidence with talking and listening. At the moment, I’m just going […]

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