Tag: Mental Health

Self Talk Action Plan

We are big believers in developing a growth mindset here at Youth Online and one of the key elements of this is changing the way’s we talk to ourselves. You know, the wee conversations we have in our own heads, maybe for some of you it’s very occasional or for others it’s a constant monologue…
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Processing Emotions

You might not realise it but being able to process your emotions is not only helpful for your own mental health but its also an essential life skill. Check out this video below from The School of Life to see how you can best learn the life skill of processing your emotions: If you enjoyed…
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Goal Setting For Beginners

In our life skills series we have been trying to share a range of topics that helps you make the most of your natural abilities and develop new skills to support your personal development. One important element of personal development is setting goals for yourself, these can be from the most simple things to bigger…
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Tips For Improving Your Self Confidence

Sometimes we can feel like our self confidence is lower than usual and that we need a little pick me up, but where can this come from? Check out this video below to see three tips for giving your self confidence a boost: If you liked this video click the button below to see the…
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Ways To Be Helpful In Lockdown

One of the 5 key steps to wellbeing is to give, but this might seem like a bit of a challenge during lockdown or whilst socially distancing from others. Below we have complied a bit of a list of ways that people can help others whilst socially distancing or on lockdown, they are just some…
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Thank You Notes

It might seem strange that we are encouraging you to all get involved in writing thank you notes or letters. However, it’s been proven that there are a whole host of benefits to writing thank you notes from improved life satisfaction, increased happiness and reduced feelings of depression (check out the details of this study…
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Stress Busters

Save the children have shared a great guide full of stress busting drama activities from their global Healing and Education through the Arts (HEART) program for children and young people living in stressful situations. Save the children are one of the world’s leading experts organisations on childhood, so you know that these activities will be…
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Quick Mindfulness Exercise

If you are short on time but you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, frazzled or just not quite yourself we’ve found this great mindfulness exercise that takes less than 2 minutes and can help us feel a bit more relaxed and in control. Check it out in the video below and give it a go…
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Take Better Nature Photographs

We love photography here at YouthOnline and we are always trying to improve our skills behind the camera. It’s a great opportunity to get outside during the better weather to work on our nature photography skills. Plus it’s the perfect socially distanced activity you can work on as you go out and try and take…
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Be Active Workout

Jason’s back with another work out Wednesday (only it’s on a Tuesday this week!) to keep us active during #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Check out his video where he teaches us how exercise can be an important part of positive mental health and then takes us through a ten exercise work out. Work out: Press Ups (10 Reps)…
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