Using Progressive Muscle Relaxation – in Italian

Working our way down the body, tensing and relaxing each muscle can help us manage anxious thoughts and calm a worry mind. It can also help with getting a restful night sleep. This PDF guides you through how to use this technique and is written in Italian.

Digital Weight Management Programme

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The programme provides online access to a 12-week weight management programme which is designed to be personally tailored to support you on your journey to a healthier lifestyle. As a digital programme, it can be used anywhere, allowing you to complete the programme in your own time, at a pace that works for you. It can […]

Using Special Place Imagery

When experiencing difficult emotions, it can be helpful to imagine a ‘special place’ which gives you a feeling of calm and safety. This PDF guides you through how to do this.

Using Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Working our way down the body, tensing and relaxing each muscle can help us manage anxious thoughts and calm a worry mind. It can also help with getting a restful night sleep. This PDF guides you through how to use this technique.

Controlled Breathing Exercise to Help with Anxiety

Controlled breathing, also called square breathing, can be helpful when feeling stressed, as it helps toslow the breathing down. This pdf from the Traumatic Stress Clinic guides you through how to do it.

Wellbeing Walking Group at the Tavistock & Portman

Man power-walking down tree-lined street

Fancy some time away from your desk during your lunch break? Need to get your steps up? Or simply feeling the need to walk it all off… The Keeping Well NCL Hub is running a twice-weekly walk to Hampstead Heath or Primrose Hill on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from November to Christmas 2021. Come along! This […]

Mindful Walking in Nature

Resource description: Angela Bagum, Mental Health Nurse and Clinical Work Focused Practitioner at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust looks at mindful walking and forest bathing, linked with the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year, which is nature, and it is about a way of gathering oneself, looking after the mind and body, […]

Everyone Needs Support

Resource description: Abi Concannon is a new member of staff working within Keeping Well NCL. Elsewhere she works as senior lecturer/cohort director for the NHS Leadership Academy’s Elizabeth Garret Anderson programme and as a 1-1 facilitator on the Practice Supervisor Development Programme at the Tavistock and Portman. Abi’s podcast emphasises the importance of everybody, recognising […]

Working From Home Stretches

A video showing simple stretching exercises that are ideal for doing during comfort breaks away from your desk.

Diaphragmatic Breathing Technique

Belly breathing is a very quick and easy way of managing stress and anxiety. Watch this animated diaphragmatic breathing exercise video and give it a try.