You can now read the new issue of Mindful Memo – Back to post-lockdown life. In this edition we look at the theme of returning as many of us go back to our workplaces and social spaces. In the ‘new normal’ we may have found that the rules of engagement have changed somewhat.
World Friendship Day is taking place on Friday, 30 July. This is a chance for us all to remember how being kind to others is beneficial for our own mental and physical wellbeing. Here’s how: tinyurl.com/5h6ca8rr If you would like to read more articles like this, subscribe to our monthly Mindful Memo here: tinyurl.com/shf57mav
In our Wellbeing Centre we are always coming up with new projects for those of us experiencing long-term mental health problems, for example we recently launched our new Hearing Voices Group which meets every first and second Tuesday of the month, 2-3pm. You can find full details here: tinyurl.com/ydt5x8rv
Now that we are all free to shop once again on the High Street, why not visit one of our local Mind shops? In the borough of Richmond, we have three stores: East Sheen, Ham and East Twickenham. So, go and grab a bargain!
If the changes that have taken place over the last week have affected you, you can get free support for common mental health problems such as anxiety and low mood through our Richmond Wellbeing Service, in partnership with the NHS: tinyurl.com/3rntsfye
Today is National Schizophrenia Awareness Day, shining a light on the challenges faced by people living with this diagnosis. If you would like to know more about schizophrenia, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support please visit: tinyurl.com/saak7vpj
Nearly a week since Freedom Day, it is likely many of us are feeling a little stressed by now. If so, you can find tips on managing stress in the new normal here: tinyurl.com/n8s3nuwv If you would like to read more articles like this, subscribe to our monthly Mindful Memo here: tinyurl.com/shf57mav
On Friday, 23 July, 1-4pm, our Carers in Mind team is inviting you to take part in a Nature and History Trail that we have devised for you and your friends and family to enjoy.
The Trail will take you into three areas around Twickenham Riverside. Starting at Orleans Gardens, moving to the woodlands next to Orleans Gallery and ending in Marble Hill Park. When you've completed the Trail, we will reward you with scones and jam and a cold drink!
Would you like to talk about what is on your mind with others in the same position? Join our online Chatty Minds group on Friday, 23 July, 3.30-4.30pm. This discussion group is open to everyone on Zoom. For details on how to join please contact [email protected]