mindshare Blog

Building Resilience in BPD

This piece was written as part of the blog series ‘My Mind, My Story’ for Mental Health Month 2021. Reflections are by mindshare writers with lived experience of mental health challenges. Content may contain triggering themes.     Resilience (noun): the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Having Borderline Personality Disorder, my identity is…

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Between Places

This piece was written as part of the blog series ‘My Mind, My Story’ for Mental Health Month 2021. Reflections are by mindshare writers with lived experience of mental health challenges. Content may contain triggering themes. I think about home… I think about going home.  I think about outside. I think about what others think…

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mindshare Awards Shortlisters Announced

The mindshare Awards is a poetry and creative writing competition presented by mindshare, the Mental Health Coalition of SA, Writers SA and Access2Arts. The competition is an opportunity for South Australian writers with lived experience of mental illness to share their stories, showcase their skills, discover new creative communities, and connect with industry professionals. Thank you deeply to everyone who submitted…

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Artist Spotlight: Anastasia Comelli

About me… I’m a visual storyteller with the ability to convey emotive storylines through experimental and non-narrative methods. I see myself as an artist that can’t sit still, as I often move on from idea to idea. I work in many spaces as an artist, including film, photography, ceramics and illustration. I often find that my…

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Artist Spotlight: Claire Morrison

About me… My name is Claire and my pronouns are she/they. Born on Peramangk country and raised on Kaurna land, I’m a queer 90s baby with a Ngarrindjeri/European Australian background and a lot of love for nature and art. I’ve always found home in creative expression, though have been developing my skills and repertoire more…

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Artist Spotlight: Billie Larsen

About me… My name is Billie and I am a non-binary visual artist. I have been working as a part-time freelance illustrator for about 5 years. My work explores intuitive narratives inspired by fantasy and I am fascinated by the beauty of the natural world. I love insects, animals and landscapes. It’s the place I…

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