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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: 2 September 2019

A healing soundtrack

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Posted: 27 August 2019

Jesse’s top three reasons why mindfulness

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Posted: 23 August 2019

Anne and the power of connection

dc: What do you think makes our courses different in mental health? Anne: The depth that goes into the preparation and planning of these course is very impressive. I could tell you that it’s highly professional but it is also that when you come along to a course, the course embraces you. You feel comfortable,

Posted: 21 August 2019

Perspectives on medication

We’ve got a course – What is it About Medication? – which tries and looks at all the different perspectives and experiences to do with taking medication for mental health.  Take it. Don’t take it. Take it for awhile and then slowly come off. Meditate instead of medicate. Listen to one doctor. Listen to another.

Posted: 20 August 2019

Leaping into mindful conversations with Lucy

When I was asked to co-facilitate a mindfulness course at discovery college, I didn’t even know how to envision it. What does discovery college even mean? Is it a group of people talking about feelings or is it a prestigious university? And am I even qualified to talk about mindfulness when the attendees probably know

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

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

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: 6 June 2019

Lindy & the value of laughter

As a parent, Lindy has ridden the waves of mental health with her family, so we sat & had a chat with her about animals, the ripple effect & the importance of humour. dc:        If you could describe dc in one sentence, what would you say? Lindy:   Oooo, revelation-ary! dc:        (laughs) That is such a

Posted: 16 October 2018

Lucy & the self-care dance

It’s only been recently that I’ve realised the importance in making time to look after ourselves.  I’m someone that often finds myself feeling like I’m floating towards Jupiter so staying grounded and sane for me is important.     These are some small gestures I like to do for myself, particularly when I’m not feeling my best.

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