It’s time to focus on you!
It’s fair to say the last year was not exactly easy, and many of us are feeling uncertain or anxious about the future. But there’s loads of things we can all do to look after our mental wellbeing and taking any time you can for self-care is massively important, especially now.
Here are some useful resources to help you manage any anxiety and ensure the pressure of school and your everyday life don’t overwhelm you.
Build confidence and motivate yourself
In need of motivation and self-belief? Look no further than Cameron Parker. Cameron is the leader of the younger generation: world-class youth coach and speaker. He has teamed up with GCSEPod to deliver motivational webinars for our student community. Below are two of the worksheets from his webinar, please download and complete them or click here to find his next webinar.
Public Health England Every Mind Matters:
Aims to support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to look after their mental health and wellbeing.
Students Against Depression:
Is a website offering advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking.
Is an iPhone and Android app that promotes positive mental wellbeing in children and young people and has been designed to help children and young people with their coping skills.
Helps you prevent and manage stress, anxiety and related conditions. The game based app can be used to relax before a stressful situation or on a more regular basis to help you live a more stress-free life.
The Student Health App
Provides easy access to more than 900 pages of reliable health information all in one place. The content has been created for university students by NHS doctors and is regularly updated.
The four areas covered will focus on;
This Pod will introduce the key elements of hydration, exercise, sleep and nutrition and how by improving each of these, your body will be able to perform so much better.
This Pod will share how the mind works and the negative influencers and stressors on the brain and how some simple techniques can reduce the potential impact
Understanding how your environment influences who you become, what you believe and do.
A Pod about creating your plan for change, what actions will work best to manage you and make positive change to your mindset and wellbeing.