Come and join us

Do you fancy participating in the creation of some exciting new blog posts for Wellpool? If so why not come along to one of the next sessions at Toxteth Town Hall? If you have experience of mental health issues, or have a passion and ideas for all things wellbeing, then…

The Quiet Zone

I was watching a lecture on Intuition the other day, and the lecturer talked about ‘clearing the decks’. She was saying that you can not hope to connect with intuition if you’re mind is full of emotional and mental clutter, distracting stimuli etc. She also talked about allowing some ‘quiet…

Time to Talk Special: Living with BPD

Thanks so much to Jay for sending this great post about Living with Borderline Personality Disorder. I met Jay in one of my work venues and have been struck by the openness and creativity. It’s great to be able to share some of the art and craft work here. “I…

Facebook Group

It’s now even easier to join the conversation. To mark Time to Talk Day, we have set up a Facebook Group: Wellpool Blog Group It’s nice to welcome people there from across the globe. Please come and join us and join the conversation, exchange of ideas, feedback, suggestions about the…

Time to Talk Day

Well here we are already entering February, and this year the 1st February heralds ‘Time to Talk Day’ Although there is somewhat less stigma attached to mental illness than there was say 10 years ago, it still exists. Mental health care is still problematic, because it covers a range of…

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).

Introvert/Extrovert

I just spotted this interesting article about the differences and myths about introversion and extroversion. I thought it’s well worth sharing. https://www.thoughtco.com/introvert-vs-extrovert-4152958 Marc Fraser

Informal Training Session – Audio Skills

The second of our informal skills training session will be on Monday, 2 October 2017 at Liverpool Central Library. We will be looking at recording skills and tips, as well as editing skills. We’ll look at using ‘Audacity’ on computers, Lexis Audio Editor on Android, and discussing what to look…

When you say “I know exactly how you feel”, you probably don’t!

“I know just how you feel” is a statement I would bet many of us have heard when we are suffering from loss or depression. It usually comes from friends or family who mean well. I’d also bet that many of us have said it to others – I know…

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