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Please listen

From our Community Correspondent John Dane Please Listen Today I’m Not Mad I’m Just Really Sad Because Most People Don’t Listen To Me I Shut Myself Away That’s Just How I Stay Because Most People Don’t Listen To Me But Now I’ve Got Hope I’ve Found Some Support And I Know That They Listen To […]

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Meet our Community Correspondents: Marilena Balagianni

Where are you from/ where do you live? I am originally from Athens , Greece but I now live in heart-warming Glasgow. Why are you interested in wellbeing? Who is not interested in ameliorating his/her life? The thing is to understand that everything is manageable and changeable. I would like to reach out to others […]

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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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Puppy power: fighting depression with pet therapy

A post from @DrAlakbarov,  our newest Community Correspondent A recent academic study by Miami University found that pet-owners had higher levels of self-esteem and conscientiousness than non pet-owners, tended to be less lonely and less fearful, and were more extrovert and less preoccupied. Furthermore, there was no evidence that people’s relationships with their pets came […]

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Community Correspondent John Dane

Giving something back

A post from our Community Correspondent John Dane Fortunately, I am at a stage in my recovery where I am able to give something back. So, this week I found myself filling in forms to volunteer for a new project called Glasgow Action on Benefits.  This week I start the first training course, which will […]

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