We’re almost midway through our series of summer workshops, funded by Healthy Minds anti-stigma fund. If you would like to learn more about the workshops, including information on how to sign up (it’s not too late!) then click here This week, we’re sharing another response to a creative writing prompt from one of our sessions. […]
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We’re almost midway through our series of summer workshops, funded by Healthy Minds anti-stigma fund. If you would like to learn more about the workshops, including information on how to sign up (it’s not too late!) then click here. This week on the blog, we’re sharing a response to a creative writing prompt from one […]
Our summer workshops have begun! (If you missed our post on this, click here to read all about our summer workshop series, funded by Healthy Minds anti-stigma fund) The first workshop was on Monday, and we talked about creative non-fiction, the emotional weight of writing about the self, escapism and comfort in fiction, and lots […]
We’re excited to announce a FREE course on songwriting for mental health. This course will take place in the form of three sessions over three weeks in January and February 2023 and is fully funded by GCVS Wellbeing The course is open to anyone over 18 living in Glasgow – even if you are a […]
This week on the blog, we’re sharing a piece of writing from Catherine, one of the members of our series of Creative Writing and Wellbeing workshops run in collaboration with The Alliance and Humans of Scotland. These workshops are open to people living with a long term condition or disability, and even though we’re only […]
The first animation that was created with our funding from See Me Scotland is available to watch on YouTube now. Click here to watch the animation. We were awarded this funding by See Me Scotland’s anti-stigma arts fund back in April of 2021 and you can click here to read the blog post announcing […]
Hi everybody! Coming to you this week to draw your attention to two online discussion events that are being held by the Scottish Recovery Network. The Scottish Recovery Network is a valued partner of Mind Waves that seek to build a mental health system powered by lived experience and work towards making Scotland a place […]
Our Mind Waves project manager Rosie recently ran an animation workshop as part of The Curve series of digital workshop. The 66 participants collaborated remotely to create this lovely short video about all the things we wish we had known before lockdown! What I Wish I’d Known Before Lockdown from Mind Waves on Vimeo.
Some of our fantastic Community Correspondents recently ran an online creative writing workshop. We shared some fun, relaxed exercises to get you started with expressing yourself and your ideas through writing. Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it on the day – we have some activities and prompts to get you started!
Mind Waves has teamed up with Mind & Draw to bring you an informal drawing workshop to support your wellbeing during lockdown. Join us this Friday 29th May from 2-3pm! Drawing can be a helpful way to manage your mental health and express yourself, especially during lockdown. But it can be hard to get started. […]