Today is University Mental Health Day, a day devised to promote and champion positive support for mental health and wellbeing in Universities. You can find more information about this event […]
Leading Mentally Healthy Teams
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 […]
Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Reflections from my time beginning to recover from a mental illness.
Navigating Wellbeing Support
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 […]
A Sensory Experience
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 […]
Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Week
The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is “Nature”.
Join the #CCCU photo Nature Hunt for Mental Health
The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is nature. Research shows that views of nature can help us slow down, boost our mood, improve our concentration, and support our wellbeing. […]
I do lots of thinking, reading, listening and talking about wellbeing and mental health. It is a core part of my role, a focus in my volunteering activity, and something […]