Posted: 9 July 2019
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
Here are a couple of things to try if you’re interested in learning about how the senses can affect wellbeing: Think about what you drink: What do you drink to get you going? What drinks calm you down? Try experimenting with different drinks at different times of the day. Some people want caffeine to jump
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
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!
Posted: 11 June 2019
Winnie wears many hats; clinician, facilitator & above all human. We sat & had a chat with her about her perspective on the ripple effect, focus on the family & what it is like to facilitate a discovery college course. dc: If you could describe dc in one sentence, what would you say? Winnie: That
Posted: 4 June 2019
Recently, we jumped into a coproduction space around understanding anxiety. Lots of different perspectives in a room? Sounds a little anxiety inducing to me. Actually, it was an awesome space! Take that, anxiety! So, what is coproduction? Well, coproduction is a foundation of all the work that we do at discovery college. We coproduce our
Posted: 3 June 2019
Arna has many different tools in her recovery bag, particularly a passion for community education & the value of recovery colleges. We were lucky that she visited us in Melbourne & so we sat & had a chat about all things recovery college. dc: So, Arna, how did you come to be in the
Posted: 16 October 2018
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.