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We can all make a difference in helping reduce Gambling Harms January 2021 update

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Previous pieces on the site and also in the whit's happening, we have shared work being done by many interested parties to try and help reduce the incidence of gambling harms.  This wee piece is an update on some new developments which may be of...
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Recharging your energy levels!

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We have been working through the 14 points of wellbeing as suggested in the Warwick and Edinburgh 14 point wellbeing scale http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/understanding-our-own-wellbeing and offering various self-management tips if...
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Whit’s happening issue 12!

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  In December we produced a wee winter wellness magazine http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/tips-for-winter-wellness-1 so this is the first whit's happening of 2021.  For now, we don't plan to change the format much and will...
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Establish boundaries not barricades!

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We have been working through the 14 points on the WEMWBS http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/understanding-our-own-wellbeing so far, we have covered: Optimism http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/tips-to-feel-more-optimis...
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Being interested in others

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  We have been working through the 14 points on the WEMWBS.-  http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/understanding-our-own-wellbeing so far, we have covered: Optimism http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/tips-to-fe...
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Relaxation and what we can learn from frogs!

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You may have noticed, if you are following our wellbeing pieces, there seems to be a few frogs! We have picked frogs as another member of the planet to inspire us.  Earlier we looked at geese, http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/l...
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Is it we feel lonely, or is it we feel we have no purpose?

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  Is it we feel lonely, or is it we feel we have no purpose? Why feeling useful matters for wellbeing We shared an earlier piece http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/understanding-our-own-wellbeing on the Warwick and Edinburgh Ment...
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Viewing the world through a lens of optimism!

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  We shared a wee piece on walking on the sunny side of the street. http://www.cope-scotland.org/index.php/latest-blog/tips-to-feel-more-optimistic-about-the-future .   Part of the information we were sharing around the Warwick and Edinburg...
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12 festive wellbeing days!

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We started the alternative 12 days of Christmas as a bit of fun with the good morning emails, which we send out Mon-Thurs each week.  For anyone wondering about the ' your mental health still matters, good morning emails' these are wee (well not...
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Walking on the sunny side of the street

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An optimistic attitude finds ways around challenges Being optimistic doesn't mean you don't recognise there can be threats, but your belief in a positive outcome is stronger and this belief makes you more likely to find out more about the threat and ...
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