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Posted: 20 February 2020

How I see creativity

Do you know what functional fixedness is? Read what our friend Neha has to say about it.

My daughter drew this picture of me. I am wearing a beanie and a jumper that my mum knitted.

Posted: 23 January 2020

For me, creativity is knitting

For Shelley, knitting is a way she expresses herself.

Posted: 1 October 2019

Perspectives from the panel: “What is a Diagnosis?”

If you’re wondering what a diagnosis even is, you’re not alone…

Posted: 23 September 2019

Opening up about self-harm

A collection of stories, resources and ideas about self-harm.

Posted: 10 September 2019

What to expect from Making Sense of your Senses

Don’t know what to expect from our Making Sense of your Senses course? Rick shares his experience with discovery college.

Posted: 6 August 2019

What is a Wellness plan?

Sometimes as humans we feel vulnerable. This can bring up challenges for us that make us feel really uncomfortable or feel a bit distressed, maybe?” The Wellness Plan is simply an opportunity for people to think about what might be of value to them in work & life. Regardless of who you are, your position

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Sam & mindful baking

Stirring up some self care with Sam As a clinical psychologist at headspace, people often ask what I do for self-care, particularly during really stressful times. Well, one thing I do is bake. It is only fitting that ‘desserts’ is ‘stressed’ spelled backwards! The step-by-step process of baking and, of course, people enjoying the end

Posted: 1 August 2019

Danny on the dc difference: experience, sharing & hope

Sometimes, the start of a journey can be quite confusing & I wonder how a course at discovery college could be helpful & shift the trajectory for someone’s lived or professional journey. dc: Danny, you have been a champion for discovery college from the very beginning, from your perspective, what value do you see in

Posted: 9 July 2019

Lucy & the value of vulnerability

Lucy shares with us what it felt like to share her experience of psychosis with the community. “When I first found myself in a place where I could say ‘I feel recovered’ I had a strong gut feeling I guess more than anything to help other people that were in my position, or a similar

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Mark & making sense of your senses

Mark tells us about his experience of Making Sense of your Senses. I did the Making Sense of your Senses course because I really wanted to do It after talking to Ash about it because she’d done the course a few months before. I didn’t really know exactly what it was, like I’d made some

Posted: 8 July 2019

Finding creativity in Sam’s garden

Coproducing and facilitating the ‘What is Creativity?’ course allowed me to explore how I use creativity in my daily life and the value that creativity adds to my wellbeing. My most creative outlet is my garden. For me, my garden allows me the space to process my day, work with my hands and have a

Posted: 1 July 2019

Bianca & the joy of finding her creative self

I’m not creative! was a story Bianca used to tell herself but we sat & had a chat with her about how she found the space to explore what creativity is & what it brings to her life & wellbeing. dc: So Bianca, what is creativity? Bianca: Ha! That’s a big one to start with!

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