Tag Archives : mental health

Guest posts: Mental health and grassroot politics (Mindwavesnews.com)

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As we approach the final leg of the Westminster campaigns, I just wanted to cross post a few blog posts which I have written elsewhere on mental wellbeing and participation in politics. I was approached by Rosie from Mindwaves, a Glasgow based community media for mental health and wellbeing (of which I’m a board member through my role at UWS)…

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Writing Retreats; or how a trip to the mountains helped me restart my PhD.

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Inspired by this call to action from Jessica on collecting the stories of mental health and PhD students, and the fact I am looking forward to working on ‘it’ through the enforced Christmas annual leave that working in a University insists I take (:-D),  I thought I would give an update on my progress of trying to get back on…

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The Pandora’s Box of Social Media and Community Media Practice

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Introduction This is a blog post of two parts and two projects. This will be my way of working things out (at least for a while) as I embark on a career of being self-employed as a researcher and a practitioner (whatever that means, somebody who does stuff?). I hope that through describing and reflecting on my week I will…

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