Category Archives: Wellbeing

From the Heart Poetry Recital – Sunday 1 March

As part of Portsmouth Bookfest, this event is the culmination of a series of workshops run by poet Maggie Sawkins to encourage people to learn a poem off by heart. Those taking part in the project are joined by local … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Mental Wealth Academy, Wellbeing | Leave a comment

Time to Talk?

The first Thursday in February every year is Time to Talk day across the UK raising awareness of how important it is to talk about mental health and change lives. We’ve organised a Wellbeing Fayre at the Mountbatten Centre with … Continue reading

Posted in Books Alive!, Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Leave a comment

Kindness counts at the Good Mental Health Cafe Wed 13 Nov

You can be sure of a friendly welcome if you visit the Lily&Lime Cafe on the third floor of Portsmouth Central Library anytime between 2 and 6pm on Wednesday 13 November. Our monthly Good Mental Health Cafe will be up … Continue reading

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Mental Wealth Academy, Wellbeing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Welcome to the Good Mental Health Cafe – Wed 10 July

The Good Mental Health Cafe is based with the Lily&Lime Cafe on the 3rd Floor of Portsmouth Central Library, every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Click here for more information about our next event on 10 July

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Community Conversations at the Good Mental Health Cafe 10 July

In partnership with Good Mental Health Cafe, join Tongues & Grooves in the Community and Journeys Festival International Portsmouth for a free poetry workshop with poet Stephanie Norgate, exploring themes of home, hope and journeys. Taking inspiration from poems written by members … Continue reading

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Emotions: Friend or Foe?

So what do we mean by emotions? Do we mean everyday feelings – like being fed up, bored, interested, excited? Or do emotions suggest stronger and deeper feelings like anger, sadness, despair, joy, happiness, elation? Do we mean the mood … Continue reading

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Words Are a Powerful Tool for Mental Health Awareness

Featuring: Louisa Campbell and her new poetry collection, THE WARD which brings to life her experiences both as a Registered Mental Health Nurse and psychiatric patient. Peopl with catatonia, schizophrenia, depression, paranoia, mania, anorexia and alcoholism speak out from the … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Let the Genie Out of the Box

If you’re feeling lonely or socially isolated, it can be really hard to know where to start making connections with other people. There’s so  much information out there but how do you decide what’s the right direction for you, and … Continue reading

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Free workshops at the Good Mental Health Drop-in Cafe 10 April

Join us for free workshops on Wednesday 10 April, at the Good Mental Health Drop-in Cafe. The Drop-in runs from 2 – 6pm at the Lily&Lime Cafe space on the 3rd Floor of Portsmouth Central Library. The workshops are: 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Free journal writing and mindfulness workshops

Join us for the Good Mental Health Cafe drop-in event on Wednesday 13 March. Open from 2 – 6pm, you can call in anytime at the Lily&Lime Cafe, 3rd Floor of the Portsmouth Central Library. There are plenty of friendly … Continue reading

Posted in Good Mental Health Cafe, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment