‘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…

“Turmoil” and “Peaks and Troughs”

Here are two poems from a new poet to the WellPool blog and we have great pleasure in sharing her awesome talent with our readers. Let us introduce a very talented, young lady called Sarah Strutt whom we’re sure we’ll be hearing a lot more of in the future. We…

Beekeeping with PSS

A group of PSS service users and staff got together for a beekeeping course, some of us had already completed a course with certification and this was a refresher course and others were newcomers to the world of bee’s. We spent time going over the life cycle of bees, the…

Gratitude – An Appreciation

Gratitude is one of the wellbeing factors – if you feel grateful for even the little things in life, it makes  you feel a lot better. Many of us have people in our lives who we are extremely grateful are there. This is a shout out to those friends, family…

Beyond Recovery (Wirral)

We have met with Wellpool several times in Liverpool through the Mental Health Consortium. We are always keen to meet with other local mental health groups and learn about their ways of working.  They have kindly asked us to say a little about who we are. Beyond Recovery is an…

Granby Street Market – Creating Well-Being for a Community.

If you’re at a loose end tomorrow (Saturday, 5th August 2017), and you are in the South Liverpool area, why not have a look at Granby Street Market. It’s a great example of how a community pulls together and creates a monthly event for the people and by the people….

Tree House Liverpool

A group of residents living near Newsham Park in Fairfield, Liverpool have formed themselves into a group initially started around their love of the local park. They put on an event on Saturday (29th May 2017), which was well-attended and, for me, very inspiring (I’m sure I’m not alone in…

New Reporter Certification

Our new reporters received their certificates today which were presented by Nicky McGovern from PSS Wellbeing Centres. We all had a lovely time, good food and cakes that we couldn’t wait to eat.

Seeking Approval

I came across this article the other day: Why people don’t have to like you and why you don’t have to care It resonated with something I’d been listening to that day (isn’t synchronicity great?) by Caroline Myss, in particular something she asked: “Whose approval do you seek today?” We…

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…

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