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 […]
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Have your say on how health and care systems can work better with Scottish communities
How have your experiences in lockdown- and in life- shaped what you think about how communities and health and care systems can work together in Scotland? Our friends at Outside the Box are running a series of online events to learn more about what works well and what can be done better. Communities’ response when we […]
Supporting Women’s Rights and Well-being in the Workplace – event from Outside the Box
We’re losing the skills and experience of women in the workplace. We need to get it right for women, their families and employers- now more than ever. This is the impetus behind a free online event, hosted by Outside the Box, for everyone interested in how to support equalities practice in the workplace. The event […]
Emerge: What lessons have we learned from lockdown?
*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 […]
Everyone welcome to new Thursday storytelling sessions from Refuweegee and The Village Storytelling Centre
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 […]
Emerge: Hollie’s story of peer support on World Mental Health Day 2020
The sixth post in our Emerge theme also marks World Mental Health Day 2020. We were delighted to collaborate with Scottish Recovery Network and Penumbra to bring Hollie’s inspiring and powerful story of peer support to life. Mind Waves is all about sharing positive news about mental health using digital, including animations like this one! […]
Together We Can – five steps to fairness, equality and an end to poverty
For post no. 5 of our current ‘Emerge’ theme we are sharing a powerful animation created for Challenge Poverty Week 2020, which has been produced by Media Co-op, in collaboration with Poverty Alliance, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and CPW. This sets out a clear manifesto for eradicating the inequalities which lead to poverty. Who wouldn’t want […]
Emerge: What does ‘Build Back Better’ mean to those in mental health recovery?
Our ‘Emerge’ theme continues with this Build Back Better animation from the Scottish Recovery network. Mind Waves is delighted to have collaborated with SRN on this project. Developed from conversations at their online cafes, the Build Back Better animation and accompanying report highlight the need for lived experience, peer support and communities to be at […]
‘We all have a self management story’ – free Mind Waves workshop for Self Management Week 2020
Mind Waves are delighted to be hosting this free online workshop in conjunction with The Alliance this Wednesday 23rd September. We are all learning a lot about managing our wellbeing just now. How can sharing our stories and experiences support our own wellbeing and encourage and inspire others? Join us for a free online session […]
What I wish I’d known before lockdown
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.