The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

  A lot of thought went into what The Next Chapter should be. As well as a space for low-cost counselling, founder Fiona Armstrong also considered a having a cafe in the room up front. The main hope was that it would be a place where people could come together, a...
A Mentally Healthy Christmas: Tees

A Mentally Healthy Christmas: Tees

When you’re not up for talking, sometimes it can feel easier to wear your feelings on your chest. We’ve had a look at some of our favourite clothing brands and the items they offer that might go some way to raising the ol’ serotonin levels.     Project...
A Mentally Well Fringe

A Mentally Well Fringe

  This is the second year of A Mentally Well Fringe. After being approached by Fringe Central in 2017, NHS Lothian and Division of Clinical Psychology within the British Psychological Society have banded together again to create a space for performers, as well as...
Interview: Lucy Hopkins, Secrt Circl

Interview: Lucy Hopkins, Secrt Circl

  The SpiegelYurt is an unassuming little venue, next to the Potterrow Underpass and opposite Bob’s Blundabus. Step inside, however, and it’s a cosy, opulent space with benches laid out in a semi-circle and gentle twinkling lights. It only takes Lucy Hopkins and...
Fringe review | Ruby Wax: Frazzled | ★★★

Fringe review | Ruby Wax: Frazzled | ★★★

  Ruby is interviewing herself. From a chair she sometimes sprawls in, sometimes does leg stretches again, she asks herself questions about stress, mindfulness and being frazzled. Is there more stress now than ever? Are all your problems caused by your parents?...