WellBeing and Mental Health

A growing range of self-help videos and workbook/blog tips to support you when no one else is there.

They do not replace professional advice but offer something that may help when there are storms in the sea of life, so perhaps some storms can be avoided or minimised.

Jun
19

What are we giving attention to? Visualise the world you want….

The following tips sheet and affirmation postcard is around visualisation as a tool for helping us achieve what matters to us. However, it's worth als

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Jun
19

The "Coorie" The Scottish Way to Wellbeing with a new video!

So many people enjoyed this blog, so we made a video of 'The Coorie' with Hilda, having great fun doing the voice-over!.....  Okay, some of

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Jun
18

Journaling

The following wee tips offer ideas on journaling and a personal promise card. Making friends with words and journaling may support you achieve your go

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Jun
19

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

Enter heading here...Sometimes in winter due to less sunlight, people can feel quite down  Historically we only ever worked outdoors; two hundred

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Jun
19

Changing the world, one kind & compassionate conversation at a time

We recognise though there is a world out there, which can often be unkind. At times the behaviour of others has not been kind, which has led to someon

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Jun
17

Working together is what helps make the magic happen

COPEScotland were really delighted and honoured to be offered a chance by MindWaves to take part in a podcast.  The team we met at MindWaves

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Jun
18

You’re having a laugh!

Laughter also gives us release and can make us feel better.   Carry on listening if you would like to learn more about laughter yoga. A smile whe

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Jun
18

6 easy tips to manage stress

Avoiding stress isn't possible. Stress is a normal part of life, sometimes it can help us when we need that extra energy to meet a challenge. HOWEVER!

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Jun
18

Positive affirmations for wellbeing - What are affirmation jars?

Affirmations can be positive as well as negative.  This is why we must become aware of our self-talk, as negative affirmations can impact our sel

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Jun
17

Everyone has the right to shed tears

When we think of compassion for others, we need to consider that we see they are suffering.  When we think of compassion for others, we need to c

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Jun
17

COPEScotland message to the World

This video was created to offer an insight into the work of the charity.  We recognise sadly that pain does exist in the world and no matter how

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Jun
18

Why we need to challenge stigma around mental health and reframe our unconscious bias

We are moving in the right direction of raising awareness about looking after our mental health and talking about how we feel if we are experiencing s

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Jun
17

Tips to Help Reduce Suffering caused by Chronic Pain!

This piece does not replace professional advice from a health care provider relevant to your condition. These are some wee tips that may help alleviat

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Jun
16

We can all make a difference in helping reduce Gambling Harms

We can all be leaders in reducing gambling harms The impact of gambling harms on individuals and families is significant and often hidden.  Peopl

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Jun
12

Relaxation in 3 minutes

For the next few minutes, you have decided to make time for you to relax. Please switch off your mobile, go offline so you don't see emails arriving,

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Jun
10

Surviving panic attacks PART ONE and TWO

As a survival mechanism we were given the flight or fight response, basically to help us steer clear of danger and so be safe.   When the 'W

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Jun
07

Relaxation and what we can learn from frogs!

Frogs are pretty amazing and incredibly adaptable. Many argue that frogs cannot jump backwards, only forward. So in navigating a challenge, the frog i

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May
22

The power of affirmations on self-talk

The power of positive affirmations Many tools on the site offer ideas on using positive affirmations, including postcards, ideas for making your own a

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May
22

How charged does your personal battery feel right now?

We all only have so much energy and depending on what is happening in our lives.    How things impact how quickly that energy can

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May
22

How do I open up to someone? What do I say?

It is important to find someone who is a good listener. More and more is being done to raise awareness of the fact some people care. The Samaritans ar

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