Looking after your Well Being | 1. Stay Connected

Katie Buckingham is a young woman who an amazing entrepreneur , and runs an organisation focussed on Mental Health and Well Being,  Altruist . She also has a diagnosis of Autism , and serves with me on the National Girls and Autism Forum . She has been a powerful advocate for our work, has written a chapter in the “Girls and Autism”  book , and has undertaken many public speaking engagements , openly discussing her own journey toward diagnosis , and the struggles with her mental health.

 

Katie writes : –
“As part of our commitment to supporting positive mental health, I will be releasing weekly social media videos with practical tips on how individuals can implement the 5 Ways to Well-being at Home”.

 

The 5 Ways to Well-being are as follows:

 

1. Stay Connected
2. Be Active
3. Take Notice
4. Learn
5. Give

Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future – video – Repost

“This video introduces ways for parents and carers to manage media coverage of traumatic events, and talk to their children about their worries and fears”

Talking to children about natural disasters, traumatic events, or worries about the future from Emerging Minds on Vimeo.

More from Emerging Minds Australia here: https://emergingminds.com.au/ 

How is the current Coronavirus crisis affecting the Mental Health of young people?

This account from BBC news gives some useful facts and ideas for self regulation, which would be useful for schools to share with students .

Stay strong, stay well, stay connected.

Barry

Stories, from the BBC – Link