Author Archives: Carolyn Barber

Mindfulness workshops

Whether you’re interested in finding out more about mindfulness, or whether you’d like to reinforce your own mindfulness practice, here are some dates to keep in mind. All workshops delivered by Carolyn Barber: Saturday 2nd July: 10 – 12noon – … Continue reading

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Great turnout for May’s Festival of the Mind

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Next Mental Wealth Trialogue in Portsmouth

Join us at the next Mental Wealth Trialogue event in Portsmouth on Wednesday 22 June at Le Cafe Parisien from 6 – 8pm. The agreed question for this Trialogue is: How do we foster self-care, self-worth and self-compassion in ourselves? … Continue reading

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Out of the Box – the Billion Pound Question for Mental Health

This ground breaking event is an opportunity to hear radical alternatives for the future of mental health support services and mentally healthy communities. After hearing from our guest speakers from a range of perspectives, everyone will participate in a World … Continue reading

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Join us on Saturday 7 May

The world’s first Professor of Health Humanities will be joining the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth as the keynote speaker at the launch of the Hampshire Festival of the Mind at Portsmouth Cathedral.

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Three awesome events coming up soon

Saturday 16 April: Join us for a Human Library training workshop from 1.30 – 4.30pm. Click here for more information

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Human Library training – Sat April 16th

The Human Library is an international equalities movement which promotes positive social change in over 60 countries. At a Human Library ‘Books’ are people, and reading is a conversation. Human Books are volunteers who share personal experience to challenge prejudice, … Continue reading

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Festival launch event at Portsmouth Cathedral

Time to officially announce the launch of the Hampshire Festival of the Mind at Portsmouth Cathedral on Saturday 7 May 2016. The event will be opened by the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth and keynote speaker Professor Paul Crawford, and will … Continue reading

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Lived Experience Conference in Southampton

On Thursday 25 February, the Health Sciences Faculty at the University of Southampton is hosting a day long conference organised by their Lived Experience Reference Group. Although this is primarily for students studying to become healthcare professionals, the conference is … Continue reading

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Taking Hold of Your Life with Disability

Low in mood? Worried? Isolated? Whether you’ve become disabled or always had a disability, life can throw up additional challenges which leave you feeling deflated, defeated and even depressed. This one day workshop in Portsmouth will help you become: more … Continue reading

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