Category Archives: Wellbeing Updates

Mindfulness – Our Wellbeing Theme for June

Our wellbeing theme for June is “Be Mindful”. The video below explains every day mindfulness: To find out more, visit  What is mindfulness? – Mindfulness for Students Here’s a short video about the science behind mindfulness: Do you ever feel like your mind can be like a snow globe? All shaken up with thoughts falling […]

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Connecting with Nature

Mental Health Awareness Week is coming up soon; from 10 to 15 May. The theme of the week is ‘Connecting with Nature’ which links with our month’s wellbeing focus: ‘Valuing our Place’. Connecting with nature is about building a relationship with nature by noticing and becoming sensitive to the environment around us. This has benefits […]

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Earth Day 2021

The theme of our Wellbeing Briefings this month is ‘Valuing our Place’, which corresponds nicely with Earth Day taking place on Thursday, 22 April. The Earth’s resources are not limitless and by doing our bit we can feel good about the difference we can make to improve the lives of our families in the future. Every […]

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Support for Wellbeing

A new Mental Health support team from Barnardo’s are working with schools in Carlisle. A member of the team will be based at WHS one day a week to support students with their emotional wellbeing. If any student would like help and advice or just a chat, please contact your Student Manager to arrange a […]

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Wellbeing Coaching Available

Carlisle Eden Mind’s “Coaching in Mind” is an individualised, guided, wellbeing support service for young people aged 14-18 years who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety. The service blends both online therapeutic and psychoeducation programs, and one to one personal coaching from Carlisle Eden Mind.   Referrals are made through school, so please contact your […]

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Understanding the Teenage Brain – FREE Online Courses

Knowledge is Power Sometimes when we understand what is going on for our children and young people, it can help us support their emotional wellbeing and mental health better. So if you have teens, pre-teens or little ones and want to know more, take a look at these FREE online courses for teenagers, parents-to-be, parents, […]

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Supporting your Child’s Mental Health Advice Sessions

Barnardo’s is offering free Zoom information sessions to parents and carers, to provide informal practical advice and ideas on “Supporting your child’s mental health through the pandemic“. To book onto one of these sessions please email: mytimecumbria@barnardos.org.uk with your name and contact email address stating your preferred session date.

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Live Daily Wellbeing Webinars

Daily wellbeing webinars from EduKit  are now LIVE. These run every weekday from 12 – 1pm. CLICK HERE TO JOIN TODAY’S LIVE SESSION  Today’s (Monday, 25 January) theme is motivation. The benefit of watching live (from 12-1pm) is that students can ask the guests questions through our website which makes it feel much more relevant […]

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How to Support Anxious/Avoidant Online Learners

Join this free online session for parents and professionals, with advice on “How to Support Anxious / Avoidant Online Learners” Wednesday 3rd February at 4pm During this one hour webinar, parent and educator Tom Vodden will walk you through some guiding principles and practical ideas for supporting children and young people are not gelling well […]

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