We share positive new about mental health and wellbeing in Greater Glasgow and Clyde. In each short episode we’ll bring you insights, information and ideas from local people with something to say about mental health.
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Mind Waves Project Assistant Marie was lucky enough to spend an afternoon with Glasgow-based Clutter Chat, a project providing peer support for those who struggle with chronic clutter. In this episode we are in conversation with Dr Zem Moffat (de-cluttering expert, director of Insightful Moves and founder of Clutter Chat), along with group members Barbara, Fiona and Grant. In this lively, engaging and illumination discussion we explore how the things we bring into our home can impact on our wellbeing, looking at some of the following key areas: What exactly is clutter and when would it be considered an issue? The type of support available from Clutter Chat and how it works Personal perspectives on how serious clutter can affect people's everyday lives, emotions and relationships How we might help a friend or family member who struggles with clutter Practical ideas for how to keep on top of the things in our home, using a sustainable approach
In this episode we are in conversation with Hilda Campbell, Chief Executive of COPE Scotland. Hilda has so many inspiring things to say about how we can build a kinder society in which we ‘care over people’s emotions’. You can find out more about COPE and access their online resources at www.cope-scotland.org.
To mark our seasons theme drawing to an end we are delighted to share a special mini edition of the Mindwaves podcast. We feature some short interviews with GAMH volunteers and participants, recorded last month at the fantastic Autumn Festival in Bellahouston Park.
The very first episode of the Mindwaves podcast, with guests Maureen Gilmour and Angela McCrimmon. We explore the challenges of making journeys with anxiety disorder, as well as featuring some fantastic new music on the theme of mental health and vulnerability.