Mental Health Awareness week

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 18-24 May is kindness.   We’ve included information from the official website below.  You can find more information and resources at https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week   You can also follow the week on social media Facebook: @mentalhealthfoundation Twitter: @mentalhealth Instagram: @mentalhealthfoundation Kindness and Mental Health   Kindness is defined by doing … Continue reading “Mental Health Awareness week”

Welbeing on Wednesday

https://twitter.com/search?q=%23moodboosting&src=typd Mood busting books: The Reading Agency has some excellent recommendations for books to uplift you, chosen this year by students from the University of Exeter. From  this list I’d recommend The Night Circus: beautiful, magical. Previous years lists are worth a look too!

PressReader e-magazines

In this week’s Wellbeing Wednesday we’re hoping you can take some time out to relax with an e-magazine from our PressReader collection. PressReader has over 7000 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in 60 different languages. The collection covers many popular magazines and UK newspapers including The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and Daily … Continue reading “PressReader e-magazines”

Fun Friday Finish

Reading for pleasure There are numerous studies pointing to the positive impact that reading for pleasure can have on our wellbeing.   Find out more in the Reading Agency’s The Untold Power of the Book  through the link below. https://readingagency.org.uk/news/GALAXY%20Quick%20Reads%20Report%202016%20FINAL.pdf Whatever you look for in reading from escapism to enjoyment, knowledge or relaxation, it’s much … Continue reading “Fun Friday Finish”

Wellbeing online Q&A sessions – Thursday and Friday

Join our lovely SLS colleagues for virtual support with fitness and diet. Thursday 2 April, 11am-12pm Q&A with Hazel & Vik from sport and wellbeing on Teams – keeping active during isolation. Exercise and fitness ideas to keep you moving. Join in on Teams at: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NjllNmU5MTEtOTE3NS00MmVlLWFhZmQtZDY0NDk5OTE5MTJl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2243d2115b-a55e-46b6-9df7-b03388ecfc60%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f8ea4376-0aef-444b-950b-aebb85b8baaf%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d   Friday 3 April, 11am-12pm  Food and Nutrition Q&A with nutritionist … Continue reading “Wellbeing online Q&A sessions – Thursday and Friday”

Virtual Reading Group meeting – today at 2pm

Join us today for our first Virtual reading group at 2pm. We will be discussing suggestions for what we plan to our read for our next meeting, so please join in with your ideas. https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MDhhYWRiN2ItNGM2Zi00OGEwLWJlZGYtMGQzZjZlMjMwYzc4%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2243d2115b-a55e-46b6-9df7-b03388ecfc60%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f8ea4376-0aef-444b-950b-aebb85b8baaf%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d All students and staff are welcome.  

Wellbeing on Wednesday –

Faith and reflection online Our colleagues are working hard to bring you virtual events and support.  Some of the sessions will take place using Zoom (find help on Zoom) while others will be delivered through Teams (help Joining a Teams Meeting). Wednesday 12pm – “Student prayer” (Zoom). 3pm – “Pasta Social” this is a chance to socialise … Continue reading “Wellbeing on Wednesday –”