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Being Mindful: practical guides

Being mindful is important to your wellbeing as it enables you to be present in the moment, helps you to minimize stress and to appreciate life. It’s a particularly useful skill at times like this, when we’re looking in new places to find joy.

Other benefits of practising mindfulness include:

  • Improved sleep
  • Lowers stress levels
  • Improves attention
  • Manages chronic pain
  • Increases self-compassion
  • Decreased symptoms of anxiety and depression
  • Improved general health.

Looking to try mindfulness? Here are some great resources for you to try.

Meditation:

Yoga:

Colouring:

Check out google images for more printables similar to the example below:

 

UCSA The Foundry Quiz Night – Livestreaming Tonight

Join UCSA on the The Foundry Bar’s Facebook page tonight at 7pm for the virtual quiz delivered by quiz Master for the night, CANTA’s Liam Donnelly.

Registration/quiz sheet link will be on the livestream, get involved and stay connected! More information on UCSA Facebook> 

UC Health – Wellbeing tips

During times of uncertainty in particular, it’s important to look after yourself and your wellbeing. Dr Victoria Price and Dr Jane Scott from the UC Health Centre share their practical and simple tips to help you look after you.

They focus on three areas of wellbeing including, mind, body and connection, providing you with examples of how you can experience Mauri Ora / flourishing wellness through staying well, staying safe, and staying connected.

Many thanks to Dr Price & Dr Scott who took valuable time out to film just before the lockdown!

Stay tuned on Insider’s Guide blog for more wellbeing tips and resources.

If you have any queries or concerns at this time, please contact ucprotect@canterbury.ac.nz