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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness. 

Mrs Black and the Health Watch group have compiled a daily schedule of activities to help support everyone's mental health and wellbeing. Remember, be kind.

Daily Updates 

Monday's schedule -  

Monday’s

10 Second Tip

with Naomi

 

Song of the Day

is The Greatest Showman Cast performing, ‘This Is Me’ 

(Atlantic Records) https://youtu.be/CjxugyZCfuw via @YouTube @mentalhealth #BrechinMatters #KindnessMatters #ThisIsBrechin

 

Crafts Challenge

Make a Place2Be ‘Kindness Cup’ to post to someone you know who has been kind recently

 

Sports Quiz

Have fun with family and friends (over zoom or facetime)

Our challenge today is all about being kind to yourself by taking some time out each day for yourself. Take the @mentalhealth Sports Quiz http://bit.ly/3bHoN4O #BrechinMatters #KindnessMatters #ThisIsBrechin

 

Seasons Project

Generate ideas through stories, going outside and making art. Create the background for your ‘Seasons Tree’ and divide into four sections for each season.

 

A reading of

‘Tree’

By Britta Teckentrup

 

Recipe of the Day

Be kind to yourself. Why not try a little baking? Our #RecipeOfTheDay for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2020 is Lemon Drizzle Cake.  Yum!

#KindnessMatters #BrechinMatters @mentalhealth #ThisIsBrechin

 

Couch to 5K

#Couchto5K is our final offering for

Day 1 of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2020. Take time for yourself; try the Programme of podcasts - http://bit.ly/2TgMV7X @mentalhealth #KindnessMatters #BrechinMatters #ThisIsBrechin



Tuesday's schedule -

Quote of the Day

Some inspiration from

‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ by Charlie Mackesy

 

Todays’

Ten Second Tip

from Freya

 

Song of the Day

‘Lean on Me’ by Bill Withers

 

Quiz of the Day

Get together online and test your musical knowledge with this quiz from the Mental Health Foundation

 

Today’s

Seasons Activity

Being creative is good for our mental health. Try this easy craft activity. Divide your background into four equal parts, one for each season. Go outside to collect sticks and dried leaves

 

Today’s Exercise Challenge

Yoga for Vulnerability | Move #withme | Yoga With Adrien

35 minute loving and powerful grounding yoga session. This special at-home practice is anchored in an invitation to focus on the rise and fall. Through this structure we will lean in and use the tools of asana, breath, and science to welcome a sense of peacefulness and ease for both mind and body.

 


Wednesday's Schedule - 

Quote of the Day

Some inspiration from Eeyor

“Be Someone’s Reason to Smile Today”

 

Today's

Ten Second Tip

Is a sightly longer address

from our DHT, Mrs Cormack 

Song of the Day

Queen’s ‘You’re My Best Friend’

Quiz of the Day

Get together online and test your knowledge of past decades with this quiz from the Mental Health Foundation

Recipes of the Day

Mini Pancakes and,

Lentil and Bacon Soup

Today’s

Seasons Activity - Winter

Being creative is good for our mental health. Try this easy craft activity from Place2Be. Explore the theme of winter; create the trunk and branches of your tree. Think about Julia Donaldson's 'Stick Man'.

Read of the Day

is 'Stick Man' by Julia Donaldson

Story train read aloud for kids

Kindness Award

With editable certificate

 

 

Thursday schedule-  

Quote of the Day

Some inspiration from Pooh and Eeyor

“Be Someone’s Reason to Smile Today”

Todays’

Mindfulness Video

from 

Song of the Day

'You've Got a Friend in Me'

from Toy Story

Simple Paper Flowers

How to make easy six petal flowers

Today’s

Seasons Activity

Being creative is good for our mental health. Try this easy craft activity from Place2Be: Explore the theme of Spring and collect flowers/petals/blossom from outside


 

Read aloud

of

'The Tiny Seed' by Eric Carle

 

 Friday's schedule

Quote of the Day

Video of the Day

by Xiao Ying

Song of the Day

‘Move on Up’ by Curtis Mayfield

Quiz of the Day

It’s Friday! Make yourself a cup of tea, eat  a snack, and have a house party!

Read Aloud 

With

‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle

Creative Crafts

Would you like to be the Hungry Caterpillar? Make paper food out of packaging

Kindness Matters

by the

Mental Health Foundation

 

Weekend Schedule

10 Second Tip

With Mr Taylor of Expressive Arts

Read Aloud

‘Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn’

by Kenard Pak

Creative Crafts

Try these crafts based on 'Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn'.

Collect coloured leaves of different shapes & sizes;

make an owl or bird

Recipe of the Day

Salted Caramel Fudge

Kindness Matters

A Message from Ms Morton (DHT)

Kindness Matters

A Message from our Rector,

Mr Bathgate

 

After our hugely successful Health Week on campus, and presentations at the TRIC Emotional and Wellbeing Conference, the following feedback and toolkit may be of interest -

Emotional Wellbeing Feedback

Delegate Feedback 2019

Emotional Health and Wellbeing for Children and Young People

Information Links


Faith

Friendliness,

Achievement,

Inclusion,

Trust and Respect,

Honesty