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A sense of purpose can help us to feel less alone – Hilda’s thoughts on loneliness

With this years Mental Health Awareness Week theme being loneliness, I reached out to our volunteer community correspondents and asked them to share their thoughts. Hilda wrote this useful piece which discusses the importance of communication, connection and purpose, and also links to several resources on the COPE Scotland website. Her words are below. A […]

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Laura’s memorial for Thich Nhat Hanh

This week we have another blog post from our Community Correspondent, Laura. Read on for her thoughts on the passing of Thich Nhat Hanh, a man often referred to as the Godfather of Mindfulness.  To set the scene, I wrote this blog while listening to Home Spa on a Sunday night. My partner is at my […]

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Mental wellbeing resource from GAMH

This week on the blog I’d like to draw your attention to a wonderful resources designed to support wellbeing during lockdown.With the possibility of more COVID restrictions being put into place, it’s important to take the time to check in with yourself and look after your mental and physical wellbeing wherever possible. Jenny from Glasgow […]

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New Mind Waves podcast episode on mental health and social media! Part 2: Dr Cleland Woods talks about the relationship between social media and sleep

Great news! There’s a new episode of the Mind Waves podcast out. Our fabulous intern Rosie chats to Luke, Hannah and Amy of the Glasgow Disability Alliance, Dr Heather Cleland Woods from Glasgow University and Jennie Walker from the Mental Health Foundation. The episode focuses on mental health and social media and over the next few weeks […]

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We’ve got a new theme: Endurance!

Hello everyone! A very exciting blog post for you all today. Mind Waves has a new content theme for Summer 2021 – ‘Endurance’! The past year has been filled with uncertainty and change. Although there is light at the end of the tunnel, the difficulties of the past year are by no means gone. We […]

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“Once I began talking about my own health anxiety and finding others who shared my experiences, I realised that I have nothing to be ashamed of.” – New Community Correspondent Ellen talks about her experience with health anxiety.

Our new Community Correspondent Ellen has written a piece for Mind Waves about her experience of health anxiety. Her words are below. I like to think of myself as a fairly rational person – I don’t believe in ghosts, I know the earth is round, and I don’t believe everything I read in the tabloids. […]

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Introducing the new Digital Media Intern!

Hi! It’s Maddy here, the new Digital Media intern for Mind Waves. I’ll be running the social media accounts at Mind Waves and writing blog posts to update you all on positive mental health news whilst also sharing the personal stories of our wonderful Community Correspondents. I feel very lucky to have been chosen for […]

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