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Self-care

Relax – Guided Relaxation

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10-minute Guided Relaxation session, presented by Martin Stepek.

Self-care

Be Kind to Yourself – helping you cope with low mood

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Martin Stepek will show you how to recognise unhelpful emotions arising and guide you on how to replace them with more positive emotions to be kinder to yourself. He’ll also…

Self-care

Enhancing Personal Resilience – managing stress and staying positive

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Dr Alistair Dobin and Dr Sheila Ross will introduce you to the Feeling Good app, and provide practical tips on using the app to improve sleep, resilience, and wellbeing through…

Self-care

Using Mindfulness to cope with anxiety about a post-COVID future

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Martin Stepek, one of Scotland’s foremost teachers of mindfulness looks at how you can use mindfulness to get into the right frame of mind to cope with uncertainty and change….

Home & family

Worry, Stress, Anxiety and Sleep – techniques to help you feel better

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Dr Michelle David and Dr Dimitri Gavriloff discuss why we feel stress, what can cause poor sleep, and explore some techniques to help you manage and deal with these.

Carers

Getting a short break

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Shared Care Scotland collects information on the places carers can access funding to have a short break Please have a look at their website to find what support is available in your area. 

Carers

Unpaid carers 

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We know that unpaid carers are likely to be under additional pressure during the current pandemic. Many of you are trying to juggle work and study, with an increasing caring role, while…

Carers

What support is available for carers?

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To find out about local carer support services, including carer centres near you, Care Information Scotland provides a detailed list of all carer centres and young carers services across Scotland: Care Information Scotland. Shared Care Scotland have compiled a comprehensive list of home-based…

Carers

PPE: advice for unpaid carers providing personal care 

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The Scottish Government has published advice for unpaid carers who visit or live with a friend or family member to provide help with personal care such as washing or dressing.  The advice details the situations…

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