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Here are the resources we found for self care for parents and families:

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What is mindfulness, and how can it help young people?

Adam Dacey of MindSpace, talks about mindfulness, a set of techniques to live ‘in the present’ which some people find to be very valuable in relieving stress and improving focus. What is it and how can it help young people?

Managing Depression: the Benefits of Establishing a Daily Routine

In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the benefits of establishing a daily routine when managing depression. She considers things like sleep, mealtimes and self-care and how we work to regulate this activities in order to boost our physical and mental resilience.

Webpage

A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation

A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.

Mindfulness in Schools: A Parent’s Guide

Schools are increasingly turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate and avoid distractions. In this aritcle, Claire Kelly explains what mindfulness is, how it can help and how parents can lead the way for their children to follow.

Action for Happiness Calendars

These fantastic calendars give you a different objective for each day to take care of yourself and your family and friends, and to build your wellbeing. Each month has a different theme (‘Self Care September’ and so on), with new calendars published each month.

Download

A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation

A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.

Self-Care for Single Parents

Being a single parent can be hard, it often feels like you live your entire life looking after your child. However, it is also important that you remember to look after yourself in the process. This infographic from DadSolo shares self-care tips for single parents.

Action for Happiness Calendars

These fantastic calendars give you a different objective for each day to take care of yourself and your family and friends, and to build your wellbeing. Each month has a different theme (‘Self Care September’ and so on), with new calendars published each month.

Blog / personal article

Tips for taking care of yourself during stressful times

(Featured resource)There are times in all our lives when life can seem to be a little hectic and therefore stress is inevitable! We are all bound to encounter negative life events, stressful times and situations that take us off track. This blog post from HeadStart gives a range of ideas, tips and links for dealing with stressful times

My favourite ways of coping with stress

(Featured resource)We all have our own ways of coping when we get stressed and feel that we just can’t do whatever it is we are beating ourselves up about doing; ‘pass that exam’, ‘meet that deadline’, ‘tell someone something that we would rather not’ and many more.

In this blog post. Elaine from HeadStart shares some personal tips for dealing with stress.

Video

What is mindfulness, and how can it help young people?

Adam Dacey of MindSpace, talks about mindfulness, a set of techniques to live ‘in the present’ which some people find to be very valuable in relieving stress and improving focus. What is it and how can it help young people?

Managing Depression: the Benefits of Establishing a Daily Routine

In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the benefits of establishing a daily routine when managing depression. She considers things like sleep, mealtimes and self-care and how we work to regulate this activities in order to boost our physical and mental resilience.

Webpage

A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation

A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.

Mindfulness in Schools: A Parent’s Guide

Schools are increasingly turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate and avoid distractions. In this aritcle, Claire Kelly explains what mindfulness is, how it can help and how parents can lead the way for their children to follow.

Action for Happiness Calendars

These fantastic calendars give you a different objective for each day to take care of yourself and your family and friends, and to build your wellbeing. Each month has a different theme (‘Self Care September’ and so on), with new calendars published each month.

Download

A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation

A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.

Self-Care for Single Parents

Being a single parent can be hard, it often feels like you live your entire life looking after your child. However, it is also important that you remember to look after yourself in the process. This infographic from DadSolo shares self-care tips for single parents.

Action for Happiness Calendars

These fantastic calendars give you a different objective for each day to take care of yourself and your family and friends, and to build your wellbeing. Each month has a different theme (‘Self Care September’ and so on), with new calendars published each month.

Blog / personal article

Tips for taking care of yourself during stressful times

(Featured resource)There are times in all our lives when life can seem to be a little hectic and therefore stress is inevitable! We are all bound to encounter negative life events, stressful times and situations that take us off track. This blog post from HeadStart gives a range of ideas, tips and links for dealing with stressful times

My favourite ways of coping with stress

(Featured resource)We all have our own ways of coping when we get stressed and feel that we just can’t do whatever it is we are beating ourselves up about doing; ‘pass that exam’, ‘meet that deadline’, ‘tell someone something that we would rather not’ and many more.

In this blog post. Elaine from HeadStart shares some personal tips for dealing with stress.

Video

What is mindfulness, and how can it help young people?

Adam Dacey of MindSpace, talks about mindfulness, a set of techniques to live ‘in the present’ which some people find to be very valuable in relieving stress and improving focus. What is it and how can it help young people?

Managing Depression: the Benefits of Establishing a Daily Routine

In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the benefits of establishing a daily routine when managing depression. She considers things like sleep, mealtimes and self-care and how we work to regulate this activities in order to boost our physical and mental resilience.

Webpage

A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation

A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.

Mindfulness in Schools: A Parent’s Guide

Schools are increasingly turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate and avoid distractions. In this aritcle, Claire Kelly explains what mindfulness is, how it can help and how parents can lead the way for their children to follow.

Action for Happiness Calendars

These fantastic calendars give you a different objective for each day to take care of yourself and your family and friends, and to build your wellbeing. Each month has a different theme (‘Self Care September’ and so on), with new calendars published each month.

Download

A Theme for You 2019 – Mental Health Foundation

A blog post from the Mental Health Foundation, encouraging readers to create a ‘theme’ for themselves for the New Year, maybe as an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Resolution.

Self-Care for Single Parents

Being a single parent can be hard, it often feels like you live your entire life looking after your child. However, it is also important that you remember to look after yourself in the process. This infographic from DadSolo shares self-care tips for single parents.

Action for Happiness Calendars

These fantastic calendars give you a different objective for each day to take care of yourself and your family and friends, and to build your wellbeing. Each month has a different theme (‘Self Care September’ and so on), with new calendars published each month.

Blog / personal article

Tips for taking care of yourself during stressful times

(Featured resource)There are times in all our lives when life can seem to be a little hectic and therefore stress is inevitable! We are all bound to encounter negative life events, stressful times and situations that take us off track. This blog post from HeadStart gives a range of ideas, tips and links for dealing with stressful times

My favourite ways of coping with stress

(Featured resource)We all have our own ways of coping when we get stressed and feel that we just can’t do whatever it is we are beating ourselves up about doing; ‘pass that exam’, ‘meet that deadline’, ‘tell someone something that we would rather not’ and many more.

In this blog post. Elaine from HeadStart shares some personal tips for dealing with stress.