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Fundraising at the Paisley Pear

Fundraising at the paisley pear, Brackley for Mental Health Friends by the fantastic local band Empyre. Thank you so much guys, we are so grateful. Thanks to – All student performances from Brackley Music– All local musicians/ artists/ bands and “Platform” Jam night acts. – Alex Brotherton– Erin Cobain and Jon– Andrew Jones– Laura Climpson

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Moodnotes Moodnotes lets you document your entire experience with anxiety in all of its forms. Built on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and positive psychology, this app lets you understand and take control over the entire experience of anxiety. From taking a picture of your face to visualize your mood and writing down your thoughts

Fidget Toys

Fidget/Sensory Toys ***All of these have been tried and tested and loved by my children*** Fidget Toys Fidget Toy Set 1 Fidget Toy Set 2 Fidget Toy Set 3 Self Harm Aids Self harm/Accupressure Ring Fidget Peas – (All my children have these on lanyards, fab) Fidget Peas Fidget Cubes Fidget Cube Chew Pendant Chew

Self-care Box

A self care box/kit is somewhere to keep items to help you in crisis and times of distress. You could choose to carry a self-care kit with you in your bag/rucksack, car, laptop bag or anywhere you feel comfortable and is convenient and accessible to you.  However, you might  prefer to have a box at

Grounding Exercise – 5 4 3 2 1

Use this exercise to ground yourself and remind yourself you are in the present. This exercise can be done anywhere with your eyes open, at work, in the street, standing in the shopping queue, anywhere you need to use it. Some people prefer to lie down in a comfortable position and close their eyes,  this

Deep Breathing

Deep breathing is a simple technique to help us manage anxiety. It is also very discreet, nobody needs to know what we’re doing. It can be used anywhere at any time, whether we are sat at our desks at work, stood in a bus queue or simply out doing everyday errands.  We can use deep

Anxiety Tips

Try an inversion. For centuries, Yogis have practiced bringing the head below the level of the heart, otherwise known as inversion. Whether it’s relaxing in child’s pose, bending over to touch your toes, or practicing a headstand, inverting the body has a restorative effect on the autonomic nervous system, which controls the body’s response to

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Journaling

Keeping a mental health journal can really make a difference to your life.  When we feel low or overwhelmed, it is important to have an outlet. A journal is an extremely useful tool to help you do this.  Journaling is very simple, just write down your thoughts and feelings to help you understand them and

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Writing As Therapy

Mind Dump WritingSet a timer for 15 minutes and just record whatever comes into your head. It might be words, sentences, drawings, scribbles. It doesn’t have to make sense, be spelled right or even look pretty. It might be nonsense, it doesn’t matter.You might choose to look at your mind dump later, investigate some of

Carl

If I really try to pinpoint the beginning of my relationship with poor mental health, I’d probably have to admit that I’d started ‘self-medicating’ at fourteen years old. It did not help; I was in prison by nineteen. During these early years I didn’t know why I yearned for the effects of any and all

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Fundraising at the Paisley Pear

Fundraising at the paisley pear, Brackley for Mental Health Friends by the fantastic local band Empyre. Thank you so much guys, we are so grateful. Thanks to – All student performances from Brackley Music– All local musicians/ artists/ bands and “Platform” Jam night acts. – Alex Brotherton– Erin Cobain and Jon– Andrew Jones– Laura Climpson

Apps

Moodnotes Moodnotes lets you document your entire experience with anxiety in all of its forms. Built on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and positive psychology, this app lets you understand and take control over the entire experience of anxiety. From taking a picture of your face to visualize your mood and writing down your thoughts

Fidget Toys

Fidget/Sensory Toys ***All of these have been tried and tested and loved by my children*** Fidget Toys Fidget Toy Set 1 Fidget Toy Set 2 Fidget Toy Set 3 Self Harm Aids Self harm/Accupressure Ring Fidget Peas – (All my children have these on lanyards, fab) Fidget Peas Fidget Cubes Fidget Cube Chew Pendant Chew

Self-care Box

A self care box/kit is somewhere to keep items to help you in crisis and times of distress. You could choose to carry a self-care kit with you in your bag/rucksack, car, laptop bag or anywhere you feel comfortable and is convenient and accessible to you.  However, you might  prefer to have a box at

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