Well Pool

Well Pool is a collaborative online mental health and well-being resource, that focuses on what keeps people well in Liverpool. It provides a space where people can contribute information and stories about places, activities and people that promote positive mental and physical well-being.

New Year, New You.

Well, it’s already the second week in January!  Can you believe it?  I know I can’t.  So hands up!   Who’s already broken a new year resolution?  Or maybe you didn’t even bother to make any.  Either way, it doesn’t really matter because guess what dear reader? You are a work in…

Season’s Greetings from Well Pool!

The blogging team at Well Pool wish you a happy and safe holiday. However you are spending the time, we hope that it is peaceful. But this can be a difficult time as well. If you need support, you may find some help on our links page.

Good news for the end of the year

The Liverpool Mental Health Consortium were one of the local organisations that had a major cut in their funding this year. The charity is the organisation behind the annual mental health festival in October and Mad Pride that have been reported on WellPool previously. Great news is that they have…

Kindred Minds Christmas Social

A great day was enjoyed by the 27 people who attended the Kindred Minds Christmas Social on Monday.  We held the event at the Metal Box social club due to lack of space at our office.  Denise organised a lovely buffet, Will prepared a quiz, and the trustees all helped…

Liverpool Community Radio on FM

This is happening this week – some great community-based programmes. The shows will be available as podcasts soon (hopefully from next week).

Kindred Minds Christmas Festive Event

Kindred Minds Festive Gathering and Christmas Quiz is to be held on Monday 11th Dec at The Metal Box opposite the Kindred Minds Office Times as follows: 11am – 3pm and its free to attend 11am – 11.30am – Arrival tea/coffee and biscuits – browse the arts and crafts table, listen to some…

What is happiness?

What does happiness mean to you? We asked a few local people this question and here’s what they told us. For some, it seems, the more you have, the more you get. Others think it’s a personality trait. It certainly seems to be something that motivates us to connect with…

Read For Rapture.

The power of reading has proven benefits. Long term, feel good chemicals serotonin, GABA and oxytocin are all released when engaged with a good book. So rag rumination and pick up a good book for wellbeing. Boost the benefits and get out to a fab environment, bright, warm and thousands…

Grab Good Grub

A fist full of Snickers is not the way to go if you want to eat healthily. But if you do find yourself overcome with temptation, then don’t worry you are not alone. Have a listen to what some people from Liverpool had to say about their attempts to eat…

PSS Awards Ceremony

What a fantastic night at the Blackie for the PSS awards Ceremony. Elwyn, Pete and Corinne from the Umbrella Centre were all nominated for the Volunteers award along with others, Glad to say the fab Pete Ryan won, he has been a real asset to the Umbrella Centre and has…

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