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…

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…

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…

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…

‘Game Over’ – Interview with the play’s author, David Bain

‘Game Over’ is a comedy musical that tackles the subject of suicide. With the play being performed at The Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool on this coming Friday – 26th October, we are very grateful to the play’s author and director, David Bain, for taking the time to answer a few…

Kindred Minds Buddy Scheme – Call for Volunteers

A chaperone service for people with mental health problems needing moral/emotional support to attend DWP appointments, assessments, etc. I’m wearing two hats as I write this post. Firstly, as a Wellpool blogger and team member. And secondly, as Activity Coordinator for Kindred Minds. I learned yesterday that Advocacy Works is…

‘MindCare’ – An App for Monitoring AND Aiding Wellbeing

A while ago, I did some posts highlighting some great apps that are available for monitoring and enhancing wellbeing.  They are listed under Apps for well-being 1, Apps…2, Apps…3 and ThinkUp. Of course, technology moves on so fast, and new apps and approaches are developed regularly, so I thought it…

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