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”
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!
Eating well is even more important in these difficult times. Join us each Friday from 11am-12pm on Microsoft Teams to discuss everything food and nutrition. Do you need some tips to cook with limited supplies or some nutritional advice to help boost immunity and mood? We are extremely lucky to have qualified nutritionist, Kelly … Continue reading “Wednesday Wellbeing”
As it’s a bank holiday weekend we have brought forward the usual Fun Friday Finish to ‘Fursday’! Here are two suggestions from our Library team. Fran’s Hidden gems challenge: be an urban explorer. Your daily walk or run or cycle is the perfect opportunity to explore your local area and find hidden gems that you didn’t … Continue reading “Fun Thursday Finish!”
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”
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”
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”
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.
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 –”
Hi Everyone, Today’s post is a reminder to be aware of your own wellbeing and stress. It’s easy to forget about yourself when you are looking after others or adapting to new situations. Keeping in touch with your own emotions and mental wellbeing is just as important as physical health. There is lots of online … Continue reading “Wellbeing on Wednesday”