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.

Well Pool Podcast – Episode 2a

On 7th February, Well Pool was delighted to welcome seven students from Spain who were visiting Liverpool hosted by Hayley Trowbridge with ‘Peoplesvoicemedia‘. We recorded an informal discussion on the pros and cons of digital technology. It was great to get some fresh points of view on the subject, and we ended up needing to split the podcast into two ‘sub-episodes’ in order to stick to the terms of our account on…

Out and About

Getting out and about is great for well-being, as the experts tell us. But what constitutes being out and about varies from person to person. We decided to share our ideas on this, and then we have some contributions from our readers. There are so many ways to get out…

Lammas

  What is Lammas? Lammas is an ancient Anglo-Saxon festival celebrated on August 1st, in the early days of the British Isles. It was also known as Lughnassad by the Celts. It falls at the half way point between the Summer solstice and the Autumn equinox. Lammas celebrates the first…

Kindred Minds Summer Fete

It’s July, which means Kindred Minds are having our Summer Fete. It will be on the 26th July, and tickets are £3.00. You can buy tickets at any of the PSS Centres (addresses below), our office (address below) or by emailing or calling Kindred Minds to reserve a ticket and…

Well Pool Podcast Episode 3 – Mindful Arts

I am fascinated by the link between creativity, and mindfulness. So I was delighted to talk to Tom George of Mindful Arts. Among his many activities, he runs Mindful Writing workshops in the North West of England. I caught up with him at the final workshop of a course he…

The Spring Equinox

Ostara: Nichol Skaggs Today, Wednesday 20th March marks the Spring Equinox for those of us living in the northern hemisphere. It is the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator – that imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator from south to north and vice versa in September…

Well Pool Podcast Episode 2b

On 7th February, Well Pool was delighted to welcome seven students from Spain who were visiting Liverpool hosted by Hayley Trowbridge with ‘Peoplesvoicemedia‘. We recorded an informal discussion on the pros and cons of digital technology. It was great to get some fresh points of view on the subject, and we ended up needing to split the podcast into two ‘sub-episodes’ in order to stick to the terms of our account on Spreaker.com….

Changes to the Well Pool Sesssion Schedule

We have some important changes to the remaining blogging sessions between April and June. Whilst the library workshops remain unchanged, the day and location of the blogging sessions are changing. We are also introducing a ‘theme’ for each session. Of course, in case of important news, the themes have to…

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium

About Liverpool Mental Health Consortium (LMHC) Liverpool Mental Health Consortium was set up in 1995 by people with lived experience of mental distress who wanted to be listened to and understood by the people who designed, paid for and delivered mental health services, and who wanted a say in how…

Introduction to Travelling and Mental Health

We were sent this useful link and I thought, with people planning for travel (including one of our dear bloggers who is off on an adventure for her birthday at the end of this month), it would be a good idea to share it as a post as well. Guide…

Help by Sharing Your Point of View

Would you consider helping in some Masters Degree research? It will be on an informal one to one discussion basis, and will probably be starting in April. More details below. You are invited to take part in a research study. I am Lianne, the researcher, and I have experience of…

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