We are delighted to announce our four week Creative Writing and Wellbeing course, fully funded through GVCS Wellbeing. It’s inspiring, interactive and absolutely FREE to take part! Join us to discover the benefits of creative writing for mental health and get started with crafting some non-fiction of your very own. The first three sessions will […]
*Repost* 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 animation about the lessons we emerged with from lockdown. This is one example of our participative approach at Mind Waves – we work with a range […]
Information on forthcoming events from Refuweegee and The Village Storytelling Centre. Refuweegee are hosting a series of free Facebook Live storytelling events in partnership with The Village Storytelling Centre. Thursday mornings are set to be filled with family-friendly adventures, read and explored by expert teller of stories Sarah Rankin. Join them to explore some beautiful […]
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.
An update from our friends at Clutter Chat! Sunny day for podcast recording Oct 2019 Last year we were delighted to feature Glasgow based peer support group Clutter Chat on our podcast. Their founder, Zem Moffat and group members Grant, Barbara and Fiona shared valuable insights and advice for those affected by clutter, or those […]
Our Community Correspondent Angela has been documenting her experience of mental health in lockdown through her Lockdown video diaries. For #NationalWritingDay she continues sharing her journey with this humorous and heartfelt piece of spoken word poetry.
‘I Hear You’ is a new project from Scottish Refugee Council highlighting the conversations that happen between clients and caseworkers. This video shares touching insights into the hopes, fears and stories of refugees and those seeking asylum here in Scotland. It is fantastic to hear people sharing conversations, including Elaine C Smith, Katie Leung and […]
How are you? It’s a question we rarely answer honestly. To promote Loneliness Awareness Week we’ve been inspired by our Community Correspondent Angela McCrimmon. She has already been documenting her experience of mental health in lockdown through spoken word poetry. This week she shares a powerful and relatable vlog, tackling an important question – how […]
Mind Waves Community Correspondent Maureen was key in organising our creative writing for mental wellbeing workshop last month. Not only did she help plan and deliver the session, she also wrote this amazing poem inspired by the writing prompts on the day! I love to walk in the rain because no one can see my […]
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!