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Getting Back Into Daily Routines in January and Making Achievable Changes

Getting Back Into Daily Routines in January and Making Achievable Changes

Getting back to normal in January during any year is a difficult and uncomfortable thing to do, never mind during a global pandemic. Often, we feel the pressure to start the New Year as a brand-new improved version of ourselves. However, most of us spend December being a very different version to our ‘normal’ selves. This blog is out how to get back to normal, and achieve realistic goals, rather than setting yourself up for a fail.

Winter Sky Gazing

Winter Sky Gazing

Take part in our Sky Gazing Challenge and win a free copy of our mindfulness book ‘Slow Down and Be.’ Help free your mind from worry and stress around coronavirus by getting back to nature and enjoying the sky.

Dealing with Stress

Dealing with Stress

“I’m Stressed” is a common phrase we often hear nowadays. If we want to deal with our ‘stress’ first, we need to know what it really means and how it affects us. How stress response can be helpful at times and at other times become emotionally and physically overwhelming. If we experience it for prolonged periods it can lead to mental and physical health problems. Fid out some tips for coping with stress in our blog.

In Focus- The Thought Busting Programme

In Focus- The Thought Busting Programme

In this blog we are looking at the Amazing Unhelpful Thought Busting Program (AUTBP) from our Living Life to the Full Course in closer detail to explain some of the frequently asked questions about how to use these really useful strategies to tackle unhelpful thinking...

Dealing with Ongoing Restrictions

Dealing with Ongoing Restrictions

It is approaching mid October , and the evenings are drawing in. For some of us the months seem to have flown by in some respects, but for others it has also been a long haul of living in uncertain and changeable times. Read our blog about coping with new restrictions, and looking after yourself.

Smoking and Drinking During Covid-19

Smoking and Drinking During Covid-19

It has been widely reported that lots of people developed unhealthy habits such as drinking alcohol more frequently and in larger volumes. With little structure to the day- no commute to and from work and around the clock easy to access home bar, stresses of working from home, homeschooling children, financial worries among many other strains. It is easy to see why some people turned to unhealthy habits out of pressure and stress.

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...

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