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Building Resilient Learners Project

Building Resilient Learners Project

The Building Resilient Learners (BRL) project is a collaboration between Sidmouth College, The University of Exeter and Five Areas Ltd.  This project was funded by the NESTA Future Ready Fund. The aim of this project was to test whether an emotional health and wellbeing intervention can be effective in improving pupils’ wellbeing and resilience.

Tips on Staying Happy

Tips on Staying Happy

How often do you think about your emotional well-being? It’s worth assessing your emotional health regularly. Consider the particular demands or stresses you are facing and how they are affecting you. Give yourself permission to take a break from your worries and concerns.

From Time to Time We all Struggle to Get Things Done…

From Time to Time We all Struggle to Get Things Done…

'I can’t be bothered doing anything' Does this sound familiar? In this blog we talk about motivation and breaking your tasks into doable chunks, so you can get going and start doing things again. From time to time we can all struggle to get things done. Sometimes...

Living Life to the Full at North Ayrshire Recovery College

Living Life to the Full at North Ayrshire Recovery College

North Ayrshire Recovery College offers a range of self-management focused courses to encourage people’s personal growth and recovery. Our blog explains how Living Life to the Full course works within the college curriculum.

Children & Young People’s fears and worries during Covid – 19 Pandemic

Children & Young People’s fears and worries during Covid – 19 Pandemic

Schools and teachers are used to supporting their pupils through the challenges that they face in life, however there has never been a more important time for children and young people to have the emotional support that they need at school. Find out more about our wellbeing courses for young people in our blog.

Exam Results Day

Exam Results Day

  It’s Results Day Have you done well, are you happy with your results? That’s great! Have you been surprised-better than you thought? Some of you will have done better than expected and received higher grades. Some of you won’t have done as well as you hoped and...

Improving Your Sleep

Improving Your Sleep

Most people have problems sleeping from time to time. Sleep problems can often start after an upsetting life event, or they can also be a result of your lifestyle. Read our blog for pointers on how to get into a better sleep routine.

Life After Lockdown-Doing Things that Make You Feel Better

Life After Lockdown-Doing Things that Make You Feel Better

The government has started to implement a tentative plan to get us out of lockdown measures. However, we may not all feel sudden joy at the thought of ‘resuming of normality’ albeit a limited version of what our ‘normal’ used to be. Many of us may be left feeling scared to go out, and still worried about catching the virus. With a long summer ahead, before the children begin to return to schooling, it is important for our health and wellbeing to be able to enjoy the outdoors and make the very most of the good weather while we can, while still being really responsible and keeping mindful of what you’re doing.

Coronavirus and Back to School- Wellbeing Resources for Children and Young People

Coronavirus and Back to School- Wellbeing Resources for Children and Young People

The current situation surrounding Coronavirus and disruption to school and education routines means that there has never been a more important time for children and young people to have the emotional support that they need. This blogs aims to explain some of the resources we have created for use by teachers with children and young people.

Growing for Wellbeing

Growing for Wellbeing

Gardening, or growing plants not only keeps you physically fit and flexible – it is also excellent for improving your mental wellbeing. Find out how to easily grow your own food at home, while helping your wellbeing.

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