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Words to Live By

Words to Live By is a collection of video stories produced by the Centre for Stories for Act Belong Commit and funded by Healthway.

The collection showcases the ways in which older Western Australians embrace the values of Act Belong Commit within their daily lives and champion positive mental health. These videos focus on four inspirational people who have chosen to stay active, to maintain connections with those around them, and to embark on new experiences and challenges.

See below to view these stories. Audio described versions of these videos are available here.Act Belong Commit Logo

 

 

Community theatre president and avid volunteer, Shelley McGinn believes in the power of community and giving back.
The library provides Segun with a place to connect and learn – two things that he believes are essential for his mental health. In his words, "Learning is never-ending."
For mother and grandmother Doris Hill, being close to her family helps her to maintain positive mental health. Doris teaches us that it's never too late to take on a new challenge.
Daljit Singh Dillon spent much of his career as engineer, before training to become a teacher at the age of 59. He speaks to the importance of belonging to a community, at any age.
Photo of Arozak Salam sharing his story. He is wearing a silver body suit and has glitter on his forehead.
Apr
21
In partnership with the Town of Victoria Park, Centre for Stories presents One Helluva Story with Colin Archibald, Nadia Heisler and Arozak Salam. Book Online
An illustration of books, cups of cofee, a clock, a candle, and a lamp floating in a light sage green background
Apr
20
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
An illustration of many different people sitting together by a bookshelf. The Bookshelf is a light lavender purple colour.
Sep
15
Join us for a conversation about Malorie Blackman's 'Noughts & Crosses'. Book Online
An illustration of books, cups of cofee, a clock, a candle, and a lamp floating in a light sage green background
Jun
15
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
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