Release that tension, open your lungs and…….
Every Tuesday at 6pm (Manchester time!, BST)
Band on the Wall is a famous music venue in the Northern Quarter area of Manchester; it has taken its World of Music choir online, bringing interactive singalongs & music lessons into your home.
Join folk singer Bella Hardy as she leads you in traditional and modern songs, harmonies and rounds, every Tuesday at 6pm.
Full details: HERE
Write it down! “journaling”
These are strange times- unlike anything we have seen before…….. so make sure you don’t forget how you feel, remember what you are experiencing and what you are seeing at this dramatic time.
How about writing a journal?…….studies have shown that writing about feelings reduces stress and anxiety. “Journaling” can be such an effective way of processing thoughts and feelings that it is often recommended by mental-health professionals.
Journals kept today may be of great interest years from now – you are writing the historical documents for the future to study. You can be the next Samuel Pepys.
And what a way to practise your handwriting!
Well worth reading this……
If you are one of the students still with us here in Manchester, the following article from The Guardian is worth a read over the weekend. It gives a nice balance between studying and coping with the social isolation.
Energy for the week!
Start as you mean to go on. This will get you going ………
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Give your brain a rest!
Too many things buzzing around your head?
Keeping our distance from others, not seeing our friends and families plus the constant bad news and panic around coronavirus is unsettling and can impact on our mental health and sense of well-being.
Here are some FREE resources to help you alleviate stress and some of the symptoms of panic – whether you are here with us in Manchester or back at home.
Why not spend this weekend looking after yourself?
Classes finished for the day? Time to do something utterly pointless to relax?
Make your own memes or caption your pictures.
It is amazing fun!
Time to unwind!
This is from the International Society’s Facebook page. Have you joined them yet?
They have a group for students who are still here in Manchester in lockdown, as well as for International Students generally. Details HERE
This is their Word Wednesday puzzle. How many words can you make using these letters?? there are more than 21……….