Sacred Circle

    I’m not sure how or where to begin this blog because there is no beginning or end to write about. You see I’m trying to construct a circle, not a mathematical circle but my own invisible circle of self-love and self-discovery.  My safe, sacred space, my connection to…

My Experience : Well-Pool is a great online focus for the wellbeing community in Liverpool.

I got involved with initial site development because I’d recently gained so much in my life via the PSS wellbeing centres and I wanted to contribute and share my experience. It has been a great focus for the team, as this project developed and we’ve had many laughs along the…

Talk Radio

  There is a government program aimed at challenging  the stigma of mental health that has been running for several years now called Time to Change . It is run by two of the main national mental health charities,  Rethink and Mind. The thrust of the program is to encourage…

Wellpool Blogging Course Photos

Here is a selection of photos, which were taken during the second session of the current Wellpool Blogging Course. The weather was just plain nasty, so we took most of them inside the Croissant of Inequality, which is the course venue. Well done to the participants, Ronnie, Robert and Elsa…

Moments of Joy

What is a moment of joy for you? Is it when you really notice things, the ordinary beauty of the everyday? Or is memories of particularly joyous time? Or is it simple, when things go perfectly? Whatever joy is for you, we know these moments are fleeting and should be…

Wellpool Bloggers’ Course

Another course coming very soon – don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like to join the team.

“This is Wellpool”

This video was made for the celebration of this blog on 25th February 2016, which took place at the Siren Café in 54 St James Street, Liverpool. It gives a brief outline of the origins and history of the blog, as well as a glimpse into our future. During the…

Fancy Learning Community Journalism?

We are looking to expand our pool of community journalists, and with this in mind Kindred Minds will be running another course to train people with the necessary skills. The course will be facilitated by Hayley Trowbridge, who as well as being expert in all the subjects covered, set up…

Photography – my well-being salvation

As I learned to deal with, and to a certain extent emerged from debilitating depression, anxiety and agoraphobia, I developed a keen interest in photography. I started with a cheap ‘pen cam’, which doubled as a webcam, video and still photo camera (should that be tripled?). Then went on to…

Reflections on the Course

A short video on the community reporters’ thoughts on the project and their training programme.

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