This year’s theme for this week’s Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness and its effect on our mental health.
I have been reflecting recently about our role as colleagues and leaders in enabling good mental health. There are opportunities at all levels, from team mates through to the Senior […]
Reflections from my time beginning to recover from a mental illness.
For the Leadership Circles this month we will look at the idea of “job crafting”. This has been around for a little while but has gained much more attention recently.
Nina (Library and Information Advisor) has created a blogging challenge she would like to invite Canterbury Christ Church University staff to take part in, as away to enhance their development […]
To all CCCU staff who have parental and caring responsibilities, I am excited to introduce the new CCCU Staff Parents and Carers Network. To explain how the idea came about, I thought it might be useful to write this blog and provide my […]
We have a huge number of resources, guidance, activities and access to support available in the university, yet still I occasionally get asked: “What’s out there for me?”. And that’s […]
One of the easiest and simplest ways to enhance your mental health while connecting with nature is to go out for a walk. I have written before about my pre-pandemic […]
Being outside in nature is an opportunity to use all of our senses and feel more connected and present. Nature can calm us, energise us, reduce stress, regulate hormones, improve […]