Tag: Mindfulness

Growth Mindset Action Plan

If you have ever come face to face with a challenge and things didn’t work out for you (and let’s face it who hasn’t been there) how you responded to it can be really important. Developing a growth mindset can help you reflect back on those challenges and create a plan for what to do…
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Research Your Family Tree

Have you ever seen someones family tree drawn out with all the different people listed and who they were married to and when they were born or died. Genealogy (the fancy term for researching peoples families) might not seem like the most fun of activities for everyone and we get that. But in this case…
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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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Create A Scrapbook

If you are anything like most of the people on the planet you have gathered up a bunch of photographs, trinkets or memories that are either sitting in a box somewhere or stored away on one of your devices and you never get to look at them properly. Why not use the time you have…
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Mindfulness & Better Sleep – with the Calm App

Now more than ever it is important to look after all aspects of our health. In the EA Youth Service we are all about building skills that support positive mental health, two things that can contribute to this are getting better quality sleep and practicing mindfulness. We wanted to tell you about a great app…
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Post Lockdown Bucket List

As we are all staying safe at home it can be frustrating to think about all the things we can’t do. At Youth Online we like to spend most of our time focusing on what we can do and bringing you great activities to take part in to support your personal and social development. One…
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28 Days of Mindfulness

Here are 28 great ideas for becoming more mindful and taking notice of the world around you – why not give some of these ideas a go and if they are helpful let others know about them. Don’t forget to tag EAYouthService in your posts and share with the hashtags #mentalhealthawareness #youthonline #stayconnected.