Staff Tai Chi and Tea

Presented as part of the University’s Wellbeing Programme, we are delighted to offer staff the opportunity to take part in a Tai Chi and Tea session. Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for your mind and body health. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movement …

Anomalisa (2015): Screening and discussion

Tuesday 15th May (18:00-20:30), the Screening Room, Hallward Library, University Park Presented as part of Month of the Mind 2018, the University is delighted to offer a screening of Anomalisa (2015) followed by a discussion facilitated by Sarah Hinds, Counsellor (University Counselling Service). Nominated for an Oscar award for ‘Best Animated Feature Film of the Year’ in …

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (Month of the Mind 2018)

During May 2018 we will be celebrating our third annual Month of the Mind events programme which focuses on raising awareness around mental health and wellbeing. As part of Month of the Mind, the Department of Sport are offering all staff the opportunity to take part in their ‘Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ programme which includes …

Month of the Mind 2018

During May 2018 we will be celebrating our third annual Month of the Mind events programme which focuses on raising awareness around mental health and wellbeing. 1 in 4 people experience mental health issues each year in the UK (NHS England, 2016) but there is still stigma attached to mental illness which means many people …

Want to give Parkour a go?

13 March 2018 (15:30-16:30)  David Ross Sports Centre Parkour (Freerunning) is a non-competitive physical discipline of training to move freely over and through any terrain using running, jumping, climbing and quadrupedal movement. The sport aims to build confidence, creativity, self-discipline and self-reliance, and improve one’s health and wellbeing. It encourages humility, respect for others and …

Deep well-being divisions reported by OECD

As part of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Better Life Initiative, in November 2017, the organisation published ‘How’s Life’ 2017  which presents evidence following 50 indicators that map out current well-being outcome and resources for the future.  This publication is also progressive from reported changes that have taken place since 2005. As …

Recommit to your health

The Christmas break is now over and the New Year has begun. There is no better time to think about what you can do this year to improve your wellbeing and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The People and Culture team and the Department of Sport would like to invite you to start off your new …

HAWN Training – new online resource to promote health and wellbeing in nursing and midwifery

Researchers at Nottingham have developed an online package called HAWN Training. This aims to promote the health and wellbeing of nurses and midwives. This project was led by Dr Holly Blake (School of Health Sciences) in collaboration with Steph Knowles Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust) and other trust colleagues. HAWN Training is an online CPD package that …

Happy World Mental Health Day – this year dedicated to mental health in the workplace

Today is the World Mental Health Day and this year it is dedicated to mental health in the workplace. During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall wellbeing. Employers and managers who put in place workplace …

Mental Health First Aid: Understanding and Managing Mental Health

As part of the University of Nottingham’s Wellbeing Programme, we are delighted to welcome Caroline Hounsell, Director of Partnerships and Product Development at Mental Health First Aid England on Thursday 13th July, 12:00 – 13:30 in B08, Engineering and Science Learning Centre. Mental Health First Aid teaches people how to identify, understand and help a …