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Arc of Attrition

by Dan Cocks On the 31st of January and 1st of February 2020 I attempted Mudcrew’s Arc of Attrition, a 100 mile non-stop ultramarathon run entirely along the challenging South West Coast Path in Cornwall from Coverack to Porthtowan. Runners have 36 hours to complete the distance and the average finish rate is just 46%. It was

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Volunteers’ Week 2020

Volunteers’ Week takes place between the 1st – 7th June every year. It’s a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. This is a perfect opportunity to say a huge, heartfelt thank you to all our amazing volunteers here at Cornwall Mind. Our wellbeing groups

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Well done team Chappell!

J.E.T. Set Go Joe, Emmie & Thomas Chappell ran 50k in 5 days during Mental Health Awareness Week for Cornwall Mind and absolutely smashed their £250 target! They have raised nearly £1000! Well done and thank you so much Joe, Emmie and Thomas for supporting us and showing such kindness during Mental Health Awareness Week.

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How I feel in lockdown

Sharing personal experiences of life in lockdown Personal blog Lockdown is such a strange time. I miss my daily activities, going to dance, seeing my friends and support workers, but at the same time, I don’t want to go out much because of my anxiety. I’m worried, what if I get the virus, it’s hard

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Life in Lockdown

Sharing personal experiences of life in lockdown   Personal blog  I turned 40 just before lockdown began, an age I always thought I would never reach, I certainly didn’t think that if I did life would change quite so quickly. Having lived since my teens with anxiety and depression, it’s not an understatement to say

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Kindness Matters – Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

What are the health benefits of kindness? Helping others feels  good Studies have found that acts of kindness are linked to increased feelings of wellbeing.  Helping others can also improve our support networks and encourage us to be more active.  This, in turn, can improve our self-esteem.  There is some evidence to suggest that when we help others,

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Rotary Club of Truro Boscawen donate £500

We would like to say a huge thank you to the members of Rotary Club of Truro Boscawen for their generous donation of £500 to help us overcome the coronavirus crisis. The coronavirus pandemic is having a massive impact on our mental health and it’s going to get a lot worse over the coming weeks.

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Lockdown Opportunities

Blog by Jane Harvey I have been cooped up in my tiny home for around 2 months now and it seems like there is no world outside anymore! I’ve stopped watching the news (because it’s so depressing) and social media is a sort of bubble which encloses me even though it’s proof there are still

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 – Kindness

Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18-24 May 2020 with the topic of kindness. Mental health problems can affect anyone, at any time. We believe that mental health is everyone’s business.  Why kindness? One thing that we have seen all over the world is that kindness is prevailing in uncertain times.   We have

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Write yourself well

Our first Zoom group! Introducing – Write Yourself Well A six-week series of writing for wellbeing workshops. Mondays 2.00-4.00pmStarting May 11th We all carry a wealth of stories within us and writing is a pleasurable way of helping us to explore these and to make sense of our lives. During these two-hour online group sessions

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