Sound of Productivity

We received information about a recent report called ‘The Sound of Productivity’. The report deals with the benefits of music when we are working, but it also brings up some interesting implications about the benefits of music for mental health and wellbeing. “Musick has charms to soothe a savage breast,”, William…

Drumming Entertainment for Fun, Health and Wellbeing with Katumba

One of the features of depression and anxiety is the emotional inability to go out. Add agoraphobia into the equation and the fear of leaving home is increased. The bright side of acceptance and coping for me was a kind of rebirth. Now, usually led by the camera, I find…

Sacred Spaces Showcase

Wellpool reporters like myself were well represented in the audience of an event held in Liverpool central library this weekend, Saturday 28th May. I had my pad with pencil poised, Marc had his camera at the ready and Peter’s recorded narrations were heard speaking out to the mingling of people…

3rd Self

3rd Self – A Spa for the Soul

Photo: 3rd Self members Samantha Airey, Reece Norris and Rachael Mutch I had a very pleasant, entertaining and therapeutic couple of hours with ‘3rd Self’ yesterday at the Siren Café in St James’ Street, Liverpool. 3rd Self refers to the ‘self’ we portray on social media – the aim of…

Liverpool’s First Mad Pride Event.

On Sunday, 3rd April, Liverpool Mental Health Consortium and Threshold Festival teamed up to put on the first ‘Mad Pride’ event in the area. Threshold Festival itself has been running, successfully, for six years now, so it was great to have this within the context of an established and well-attended…

More from Liverpool Community Radio

In addition to yesterday’s post about the radio show recapping the ‘Feeling Funny’ courses and shows, there is more! A few of us from the Wellpool team did the most recent course. I first met the person behind Liverpool Community Radio, Steve Faragher  about five years ago when   involved with…

Tickling the Funny Bone on Liverpool Community Radio

Here on Wellpool, we have featured the performance videos from the end of the Feeling Funny courses run by The Comedy Trust. A few of us who did the stand-up course went on to do courses in radio production with Liverpool Community Radio. This week, our community journo, Marc Fraser…

Mad Pride

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium in association with the Threshold Festival is putting on Mad Pride in the Baltic Triangle this coming Sunday. As the poster says – it’s a free event and promises to be a lot of fun. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page: Mad…

Feeling Funny

We have another instalment of the Feeling Funny showcase for you to enjoy. Feeling funny is a six week course of Stand up comedy training and run by the Comedy Trust. It is financed by Liverpool CCG with the goal of tackling poor mental health and is to run for…

Christmas Crafts

Kindred Minds have been busy creating some new craft articles for our Christmas Sale to be held at The Millenium Centre, Belle Vale, Liverpool L25 on Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 between 11am and 2pm. All welcome to come and buy goods for your Christmas table or gifts for friends. These…

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