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6 Practical Self-Care Tips

Last week was NHS Self-Care week (Nov 13-19). We were encouraged to stop and take some time to think about our health and wellbeing. The NHS provided a bunch of great resources to help with things including losing weight, cutting down on alcohol, stopping smoking, and making most of your pharmacist. All these guides are […]

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Risk Assessment – by Robert Terry

A new post from community correspondent Robert Terry on the theme of Risk. A sense of risk underestimated Risk ignoring your senses The risk of self-deception Risk always at large Minimise your risk of being alone What’s the risk of being happy Challenge taboos & risk ruination Risk upsetting the status quo Risk inciting the […]

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Risky Business – A Poem by Angela

Read a new poem on the theme of Risk from community correspondent Angela McCrimmon We’re too afraid to take a risk for fear that we might fail, We refuse to jump onboard too afraid we might derail, We seem to live our lives with only half a heart, We feel the negativity before we even […]

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Talking about Recovery: peer-led networks in Glasgow

Our friends at the Scottish Recovery Network (SRN) and the Greater Glasgow Mental Health Network (MHNGG) want to establish resilient, sustainable and peer-led recovery networks across Glasgow and surrounding areas. They need your help to do this. They’re holding a series of conversation cafe events for people who are interested in promoting good mental health, […]

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If you have a friend like this… the Olympic runner who stopped to walk her injured rival to the finish line

The Olympics is full of inspirational stories. Every medal ceremony is a triumph. There’s the marriage proposals, the rugby player who survived breaking her neck and cancer to get to the Olympics.  Then there’s Yusra Mardini , the Syrian swimmer who almost died pushing a loaded boat of refugees in the Mediterranean. But there’s something about this […]

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