Breathing and anxiety – words from Hilda
This week on the blog we’re continuing with our content theme of anxiety. Hilda ...
New summer workshops! Funded by Healthy Minds anti-stigma fund
We’re excited to announce that this summer Mind Waves is running a series of free ...
Mindfulness resources from COPE Scotland
This week on the blog we’re sharing some links to some mindfulness resources from COPE ...
Co-production for anxiety – Matt’s thoughts
We asked our community correspondents to write posts responding to the theme of anxiety. This week, we’re happy to share Matt’s thoughts on community support, co-production and anxiety. Last week (Monday 15th May – Sunday 21st May) was Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme was anxiety. Anxiety is a potential issue and sometimes […]
Call for submissions! Content theme: Anxiety
It’s Mental Health Awareness week from Monday May 15th to Sunday May 21st, and this years theme is anxiety. We thought we’d put out a call for submissions to our audience and community correspondents for blog posts and resources around anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling that everyone will experience at some point in their lives, […]
Climate cafe with COPE Scotland: Climate change without the sense of despair
On the 21st April, Mind Waves facilitated a climate cafe with COPE Scotland on zoom. Read on for a summary of the event and links to the resources shared by Hilda from COPE Scotland. The event was hosted by Hilda Campbell and focused on sharing information and resources around climate change whilst maintaining a […]
Listen to our podcast episode: Menopause and mental health, part 3, Helen
This week, we’re sharing and summarising the final podcast episode in our series on menopause and mental health. Rosie speaks to author and researcher, Helen, about menopause, trauma and neurodiversity. This episode is a really interesting listen. Helen and Rosie touch on a lot of important subjects during their conversation, including but not limited to: […]
#HelpingStudentsThrive – Think Positive’s National Student Mental Health Campaign!
Think Positive, a branch of NUS that aims to create a more joined up student mental health sector, have launched their national student mental health campaign #HelpingStudentsThrive We were really excited to work with NUS on this campaign, and Mind Waves facilitated a series of sessions with students with lived experience of mental ill health, and […]
Listen to our podcast episode: Menopause and mental health part 2, Maddy
In the second episode of our podcast series on menopause, our podcast host Rosie speaks to Maddy about her experience of menopause and the effect it had on her mental health. This episode explores the ways that menopause can affect younger people. Maddy talks about going through an induced temporary medical menopause at 22 as […]
What is menopause? Watch our animation here!
As part of our series on menopause, we’re releasing an animation! This animation, titled What is menopause? features a simple definition of the word menopause, outlines some physical and mental symptoms, and tells us about who undergoes menopause. Watch the animation by clicking the link below. https://biteable.com/watch/3887736/2f0a5deffa17fd55a54082b984a1df86 Soon, we’ll be sharing the second podcast episode in our […]
Listen to our podcast episode: Menopause and mental health part 1, Maureen
In the first episode of our podcast series on menopause, our podcast host Rosie spoke to Maureen about her experience of menopause and the effect it had on her mental health. This is a great episode and a really important listen. Maureen covers a lot of aspects of menopause, including managing symptoms at work, navigating […]
New series: Menopause and mental health
This week on the blog we’re excited to be launching a new series that focuses on menopause and the ways it can affect your mental health. Over the next few weeks we’ll be spotlighting three Mind Waves podcast episodes, hosted by our resident podcaster Rosie, and featuring three women talking about their experience with the […]
Mind Waves and The Princes Trust – discovering the mental health benefits of digital skills
This week on the blog, our Project Coordinator Marie shares her experience of our recent Mind Waves “Getting Started With Podcasting” course. Her words are below. Last month I had the chance to work with an amazing group of young people from the Princes Trust in Glasgow, delivering a week long introduction to podcasting. The […]