Read For Rapture.

The power of reading has proven benefits. Long term, feel good chemicals serotonin, GABA and oxytocin are all released when engaged with a good book. So rag rumination and pick up a good book for wellbeing. Boost the benefits and get out to a fab environment, bright, warm and thousands…

Grab Good Grub

A fist full of Snickers is not the way to go if you want to eat healthily. But if you do find yourself overcome with temptation, then don’t worry you are not alone. Have a listen to what some people from Liverpool had to say about their attempts to eat…

Deskercise

Many of us – bloggers as well as readers – lead sedentary lives. If you have a mental illness such as depression, anxiety, agoraphobia, etc. the illness can practically put you under house arrest. From my experience, and I don’t think I’m alone in this, you spend your time sitting and…

What is accessible content?

Today’s session has been focused on making the content and posts on WellPool more accessible to different people, and we started the session by exploring the question ‘What is accessible content?’. The group came up with a range of ideas from subtitled videos, to text to speech plug-ins, to having…

Liverpool Ramblers FREE walks over Christmas

Don’t be alone over the Christmas period from Monday 19th December 2016 to Tuesday 3rd January 2017 . You can get out and about, meet new people, all for FREE. A walk every day except Christmas Day for two weeks. You will be out in the fresh air, see the…

Elsa and Patrick discuss wellbeing – audio

This is an audio recording from the latest Wellpool blogging course by Elsa and Patrick. Edited by Elsa. You can download a transcript here: WellbeingTranscript

Sky Ride 2016

Sunday, 21st August saw the 2016 Sky Ride event starting and ending at Sefton Park here in Liverpool. This is a great event for well-being, whether you participate or watch, whether you are young or old, on your own or with family or friends, do it primarily for health, work…

Not long left to Count the Bees

Wow! The Great British Bee Count has caused a right old buzz. Thousands of people have already spotted over 300,000 bees, from the common carder bee to hairy-footed flower bee. There’s still time to join the Great British Bee Count. Download the free app today. So many people are bee-spotting…

The Great British Bee Count – Get Involved

Get out and about in the garden or parks and see if you can identify the different types of bees, click on this link –https://www.foe.co.uk/green-blog/how-identify-bumblebees  Help to spot our bees and help them to pollinate our flowers. Without them we would have no fruit or vegetables. You can help by…

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