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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 - Kindness

NEWS  SENIOR SCHOOL , SIXTH FORM , MELROSE , JUNIOR SCHOOL

Deputy Principal, Dr Mitchell returns from maternity leave on Monday and this coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week which has the theme of Kindness running through each day's challenge. 

Please join in with these activities and let Dr Mitchell know how you get on each day. She would love to hear from you and welcomes tips and suggestions on how to improve mental health.

 

Day  

Activity  

Monday 

Focus: What does kindness mean to you? 

Getting the community together to consider what kindness means to them.  

Write down “kindness is…” and these will be collated and put on our social media.  A good introduction to the theme of MHAW and getting people thinking about the theme.  

 

Tuesday 

Focus: Be kind to yourself  

We’ll be posting on social media and on our wellbeing page a list of activities for self-care and the benefitMaybe you would like to share your self-care tips? 

 

Wednesday 

Focus: Be kind to others 

Challenge to write a gratitude letter (email) to someone who is supporting you. 

It is not just the receiver who gets a ‘boost’ from the letter.  Evidence has shown that the sender will positively benefit too! 

 

Thursday 

Focus: Be kind to your mind  

Guernsey Mind virtual session– supporting mental health during lockdown 

To coincide with Mental Health Week (theme ‘Kindness)  and at a time when we’re all learning new ways of working and connecting, Jo Cottell of Guernsey Mind will  give a general introduction to mental wellbeing including how to recognise symptoms of poor mental health in ourselves and others.  She will also provide some practical tools and guidance for looking after family wellbeing, and where to get help in the Bailiwick. 

 

Friday 

Focus: Be kind to your body 

Virtual yoga session with Alice Marshall  


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