Out and About

Getting out and about is great for well-being, as the experts tell us. But what constitutes being out and about varies from person to person. We decided to share our ideas on this, and then we have some contributions from our readers. There are so many ways to get out…

Lammas

  What is Lammas? Lammas is an ancient Anglo-Saxon festival celebrated on August 1st, in the early days of the British Isles. It was also known as Lughnassad by the Celts. It falls at the half way point between the Summer solstice and the Autumn equinox. Lammas celebrates the first…

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium

About Liverpool Mental Health Consortium (LMHC) Liverpool Mental Health Consortium was set up in 1995 by people with lived experience of mental distress who wanted to be listened to and understood by the people who designed, paid for and delivered mental health services, and who wanted a say in how…

Introduction to Travelling and Mental Health

We were sent this useful link and I thought, with people planning for travel (including one of our dear bloggers who is off on an adventure for her birthday at the end of this month), it would be a good idea to share it as a post as well. Guide…

Podcast Pilot and Related Content

Here it is at last, or first (pilot) podcast episode: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/16496931 This is a very new learning curve to all of us, so we welcome your comments and constructive criticism. Be honest, but please, not too brutal! Help Save the LMHC As mentioned in the podcast, the LIverpool Mental Health Consortium needs your…

Coming Soon – A Well Pool Podcast

Plans are afoot for Well Pool to produce a pilot audio podcast before Christmas – hopefully as a learning exercise at our next Well Pool Workshop at Liverpool Central Library. This will be taking place on Monday, 19th November 2018 at 1.30 in Meeting Room 3. We would welcome suggestions for a name for…

The Loneliness Experiment

Radio 4’s All in the Mind programme (available as a podcast here) recently ran a consultation on loneliness and has made a mini-series presenting ways suggested by the public to help deal with it, with presenter Claudia Hammond and psychologist Pamela Qualter. The suggestions will probably not surprise you, and a…

‘MindCare’ – An App for Monitoring AND Aiding Wellbeing

A while ago, I did some posts highlighting some great apps that are available for monitoring and enhancing wellbeing.  They are listed under Apps for well-being 1, Apps…2, Apps…3 and ThinkUp. Of course, technology moves on so fast, and new apps and approaches are developed regularly, so I thought it…

PSS Dutch Barn Grand Opening

Today saw the fruition of a fantastic joint project in the form of the official opening of PSS’s Dutch Barn in Garston. It is a great location also labelled during the project as the ‘wellbeing barn’. And it certainly is that. Apart from the odd Liverpool – London train passing…

News from The Comedy Trust

INTERNATIONAL WEEKEND OF WELLBEING COMES TO LIVERPOOL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2018 7 VENUES ACROSS ST GEORGE’S QUARTER TO HOST FREE EVENTS ON SEP 15th & 16th On September 15th and 16th, the inaugural International Weekend of Wellbeing will see 7 venues across Liverpool’s St George’s Quarter become an exciting hub for a cutting-edge and compelling conversation…

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