Tag Archives | self management

“Through trial and error I have finally learned what I need to do to maintain my wellness” – Angela on how self management has changed with age.

We are delighted to present the first post in our Age and Wellbeing series from writer and mental health activist, Angela McCrimmon. How has changing age affected my mental wellbeing?……..Getting older is a privilege denied to many and there have been a few times in my life when I didn’t think or even want it […]

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Gaun Yersel: Reflecting on Self Management stories

With December fast approaching, we’ve been reflecting on the opportunities, connections and learning which have made 2018 shine for Mind Waves. Undoubtedly, a massive highlight was the involvement of our Community Correspondents in The Alliance Self Management Network’s Gaun Yersel: Celebrating Self Management networking event. A group of our volunteers took on the important role […]

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“There’s no rulebook for self management” #WMHD17

Chris from @ALLIANCEScot talks to Self Management Award winner Twimukye Mushaka For World Mental Health Day, we spoke to Twimukye Mushaka, winner of the Individual Transformational Story of the Year at the @ALLIANCEScot Self Management Awards. Here, she shares her story from arriving in the UK as a refugee 17 years ago to working full […]

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Top tips for self management from @SelfMgmtScot

If you live with a long term condition, you’ll know that having a better life is about more than just doctors and medication. Gaining control of  your own health and wellbeing, with support,  is a great feeling. Our friends at the Self Management Network Scotland work with individuals and professionals to support people to manage […]

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Get inspired to host an event for Self Management Week

The sixth Self Management Week is fast approaching, running between 28th September and 2nd October 2015. If you are considering hosting any kind of event to celebrate, promote and champion self management but need a bit of inspiration or support to promote, join our friends at @selfmgmtscot at one of our Inspiring Each Other: Self […]

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