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!…

So much more than a media project

I first became involved in the WellPool project as a Web Designer and as a Trainer. My role involved working with a group of people to develop the WellPool site and then train them and others how to use digital media to add blogs to it that explored different health…

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…

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…

Women and Mental Health

A short film talking to service users about their experiences and the women’s group.

Our Day Out

My story is about encouraging others to have a positive approach to their well being and to share my love of local history. I took three end users from the Leeson centre on an open bus tour recently. This was something none of them had done before, we picked up…

View from a room

What an amazing view! This is the view from my room in the Victoria Hotel in Anglesey. I took the photo on Monday because the view is so picturesque and enchanting and i wanted to share it with my family and friends. However the view means so much more to…

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