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“This tiny wee ant can lift something larger than himself for the good of his colony” Meet our resilience photo contest winners

  What is your name and where are you from? My names Denise Milligan.  I live in Glasgow Southside with my husband and two daughters. How long have you been interested in photography? I’ve been interested in photography most of my life, but only became really interested and got an SLR when I became ill […]

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“Resilience is more than an umbrella in the rain” – meet our photo competition winners

Meet John Richardson, from Eastbourne on the South Coast of England whose picture “between a rock, nothing is soft” won the best composition award in our resilience photo contest. How long have you been interested in photography? I’ve been fascinated with cameras and their capabilities since I was around 13. Why did you choose the […]

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Resilience: some inspiration before our competition closes today

Today- Friday 29 August- is your last chance to enter our resilience photo competition.  If you’re still looking for some inspiration on what resilience means, here’s a round-up of the posts we’ve featured this month.  A massive thank you to all of our contributors. Dr Pete Seaman explained how we can build resilient communities Real […]

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What does resilience mean? Animation from @GCPH

This month, we are focusing on “resilience”. There is just a week left before our photography competition closes on August 29. To get you thinking about what resilience means and give you some inspiration for your photography, we love this short animation from the Glasgow Centre for Population Health: If this has given you food for […]

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Top tips for taking great photos on your smartphone

We’re running a photo competition,  looking for the best image that sums up “resilience”. Photographer @kierandhamilton ran a workshop for us to help you take great pictures with the equipment you carry in your pocket. Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it along. Here’s the slides from the workshop with some great top tips. Don’t forget […]

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Resilience is not “looking on the bright side”; it’s telling our demons to take a hike

Our Community Correspondent Edward Davies explains what resilience means to him They say resistance is useless. But there is a stark difference between resistance and the strong resilience within us. That shield, that potion of resilience which can drag us out of the deepest darkest hole, is the most difficult one to concoct. I believe […]

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Our photo contest: what does resilience look like?

Our resilience photo competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. We will be shortlisting soon and will be in touch with everyone who entered in the next couple of weeks. Resilience is back in fashion. Mental health services and policy makers talk about “building resilience”, but what does it really mean?  The Glasgow Centre […]

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Real resilience is about adaptability and community, not individual strength

A guest post from Dr Pete Seaman of Glasgow Centre for Population Health There is a growing recognition that resilience is an important component of health and wellbeing. Critics rightly point out that this trend coincides with a period of austerity, which affects the worst off most severely. Some ask whether resilience is really about […]

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