Wellbeing

Looking after your wellbeing is essential to being your best self. Find out what support is available to keep your wellbeing protected.

Wellbeing

Looking after your wellbeing is essential to being your best self. Find out what support is available to keep your wellbeing protected.

Wellbeing

Looking after your wellbeing is essential to being your best self. Find out what support is available to keep your wellbeing protected.

I cared for my wellbeing by…

expressing myself

“I’ve learned to value the gravity of self-expression over time, and appreciate the ways in which my hobbies and interests can contribute to better mental health.”

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keeping fit

“I felt freedom whilst partaking in sports. Every little bit of built up emotions and feelings I could release whilst cycling, playing football again and even swimming.”

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gardening

“Being in the garden is a great way to spend time in the fresh air, and also improves mental health and emotional well-being.  I hope this article inspires you to try it.”

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I cared for my wellbeing by …

expressing myself

“I’ve learned to value the gravity of self-expression over time, and appreciate the ways in which my hobbies and interests can contribute to better mental health.”

Read on

keeping fit

“I felt freedom whilst partaking in sports. Every little bit of built up emotions and feelings I could release whilst cycling, playing football again and even swimming.”

Read on

gardening

“Being in the garden is a great way to spend time in the fresh air, and also improves mental health and emotional well-being.  I hope this article inspires you to try it.”

Read on

Getting the right support

Coping with anxiety

Anxiety can feel overwhelming sometimes, but Childline offer advice to help you cope. They look at how you may feel when you are suffering from anxiety, the different forms of anxiety and ways to help you cope.

Visit the Childline website to find out more

BBC Newsround

What makes you happy? What is a mental health problem? Why is it important to talk about how we feel? BBC Newsround have some videos for you to watch all around the important topic of mental health.

Visit the Newsround website to watch the videos

Wilderness Foundation

The Wilderness Foundation offers fun activities dedicated to supporting nature and wild places to flourish whilst also helping people to reconnect with nature and be the best they can be, both mentally and physically.

Visit the Wilderness Foundation website to find out more

Anti-Bullying Alliance

The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying.

Visit the Anti-Bullying Alliance website

Look after your wellbeing

Find your
team

Try a new sport and be part of a team. Together you can learn lots of new skills to benefit your future. Find out what opportunities are available to you.

Join

Try some crafts at home

Art can be therapeutic, learn to tie-dye with Ruqaiya or paint and hide a tactile rock to spread some positivity.

Tie Dye
tactile rocks!

John Muir Award

Calling all nature lovers. Connect with the environment, enjoy and care for wild places while earning yourself a recognised national award. A fantastic way to delve into nature, give back and feel good about yourself.

Discover

Look after your wellbeing

Find your team

Try a new sport and be part of a team. Together you can learn lots of new skills to benefit your future. Find out what opportunities are available to you.

Join

Try some crafts at home

Art can be therapeutic, learn to tie-dye with Ruqaiya or paint and hide a tactile rock to spread some positivity.

Tie Dye
tactile rocks!

John Muir Award

Calling all nature lovers. Connect with the environment, enjoy and care for wild places while earning yourself a recognised national award. A fantastic way to delve into nature, give back and feel good about yourself.

Discover

Your experiences

Read and share!

InFocus share tips on laying out your garden

May 30, 2022|0 Comments

Thanks to Dylan Cheshire, Horticultural Manager at InFocus (WESC at time of writing) for sharing this helpful guide on laying out your garden! InFocus is a specialist day and residential centre in Devon [...]

Be inspired. My Gifted Green World

May 27, 2022|0 Comments

By Sonal Sumaria, VICTA Young Ambassador (2020/21) Sea green, olive, dark green, forest green, lime, mint, pear, shamrock, emerald, seaweed, parakeet, sage, jade and viridian are a few of many of shades of green [...]

  • Talking about my mental health

Talking about my mental health

February 7, 2022|1 Comment

Hi. My name is Johnathan and I am 15 years old. Since it is Children's Mental Health Week, I wanted to tell you about my story and what helped me because I don't [...]