What is happiness?

What does happiness mean to you? We asked a few local people this question and here’s what they told us. For some, it seems, the more you have, the more you get. Others think it’s a personality trait. It certainly seems to be something that motivates us to connect with…

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…

Time to Change Champions Week

Next week, ‘Time to Change’ will be celebrating the work of Time to Change Champions’. There will be a lot of ‘champions’ stories’ posted on Facebook, Twitter, etc, so keep an eye out for them. I am proud to have been a champion, which I signed up for a couple…

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…

Out of the Comfort Zone

In the first of our fortnightly ‘Talk and Blog’ sessions on Thursday, we discussed what it means to step out of the comfort zone. One of the key instructions in stress control management is ‘Face your Fears’ (as taught in the course put together by Dr Jim White). It is,…

Discussion/Blogging Workshops

We are running a series of workshops at the Croissant of Inequality to discuss issues around wellbeing and generate new posts for the blog. They are going to be much more focussed on discussion than the technology of blogging, so they are more informal than the courses and sessions we…

My Wellpool Experience

I have just completed a 10 week blogging course at the Croissant of Inequality. My main objective was to connect socially with other people, share experiences and hopefully learn new technology skills. I was looking forward to learning something new but Individually I thought it may be difficult for me…

Reflections on Wellpool

My involvement with Wellpool began with the initial setup and training for the blog. It has had a massive positive impact on many aspects of my life. I have gone from believing that I was a ‘victim’ of mental illness to being able to share ideas on how to cope…

My Experience of WellPool

I took a huge step the day I first went along to my first Wellpool Blogging Session but I am so glad that I took that step. From being a virtual recluse who wouldn’t leave the safety and security of my home I have learnt that I actually enjoy making…

Feelings About The WellPool Blogging Course

I have just completed the 10 week WellPool blogging course which has been running at the Croissant of Inequality in Kensington. Before coming on the course I would never have had the confidence to walk into a group by myself, I am so glad i took that first terrifying step!…

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