Hey guys! Maddy here again. This is going to be the last collating your responses post for a little while, but if you enjoyed the series, please let me know! This week I’ve been thinking about relationships and mental health. I know that when my mental health takes a dip I change my social behaviours. […]
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On the 25th June, the Scottish Recovery Network launched a new animation about the power of peer support! The animation is co-produced by Mind Waves, and the star of the animation himself- Scott. Peer support can be defined as people using their own experiences to help each other and the aim of the Scottish Recovery […]
Mind Waves sat down for a chat with John Paul Moffat, the national director of dates-n-mates Scotland; a Scottish charity project that supports love and friendship for adults with learning disabilities. John Paul tells me: “The charity offers a well needed space for people to come out of their shells, make friends and connect.” Research […]
Recently, Mind Waves shared a question on our Instagram stories: Do you feel like the internet affects your mental health positively or negatively? 84% of you guys voted negatively, so I thought I would seek out and learn a little more about positive online spaces. I recently had a zoom chat with Liam, a music […]
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 […]
A post from our Project Manager @rosiehopes for #TimeToTalk Day. Are there any four words in this world more frightening than “we need to talk“? I know how important it is to talk about the things we struggle with, but I’ve always been more likely to run away than open up if someone wants to […]
During the festive period we can feel under pressure from the weight of external expectations – as well as those we place on ourselves – to create the ‘perfect’ Christmas. This animation from Health Magazine contains some simple practical tips to help recognise and cope with the most likely triggers of depression over the holidays.
Yesterday was SQA results day and, whatever was in the envelop (or text message!), most young people feel a heavy weight of expectation. We worked with amazing young people from GAMH Young Carers Group a while back, helping them make animations on what was important to them. Several of the group wanted to feel heard […]
At our last Community Correspondents meeting we had some great conversations about the impact of Mind Waves on our wellbeing. We’ve created this short animation to capture and share our reflections on what the project means to us. Thank you to our amazing volunteers for making Mind Waves all of these things and more! Mind […]
A short video from Beat charity, challenging the many stereotypes and misconceptions about eating disorders.