Category: Community Living Well
What is burnout and how to avoid it?
What is Burnout? It’s difficult to draw a line between our work and private lives when juggling them in the same space. The blurred lines between your personal and work life can mean that you are working longer hours and unable to switch off. Your brain and body can only handle feeling overworked and overwhelmed […]
Self-Care: The ClementJames Centre
Having started life over 40 years ago as a humble homework club, The ClementJames Centre now offers employment support, adult learning, children and young people’s education and wellbeing support for members of the local community, and beyond. Through a range of 1-to-1 sessions, group activities and classes, ClementJames offers wrap-around support for the adults, young […]
Pilot Mental Health Programme for Young People
Community Living Well Pilot Mental Health programme for young people aged 19-24 with mental health needs Re-discovering Touch The Community Living Well Self-Care service is trialling a new programme for young people aged 19-24, which will run until the end of August. Six participants will take place in workshops, supported by two trainers, to allow […]
Talking Therapies – Lise’s Story
Talking Therapies (IAPT) provide a range of support for when you experience difficult emotions, such as low mood, anxiety and stress. Lise has struggled with anxiety for most of her life. We spoke to her to find out more about how her recent experience with Talking Therapies has helped her to cope. How did you […]
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021
Monday 10 – Sunday 16 May 2021 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – an opportunity to raise more awareness of mental health and help break down the stigma. This year’s theme is nature. Spending time in and around nature can have a positive impact on our mental health and wellbeing. The fresh air, […]
Mental Health Services Awareness Event
Mental Health Services Who are they for and what do they do? An interactive online event Tuesday 25th May, 2pm – 4.30pm Join this interactive event to find out more about your local mental health services in Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea. A chance to ask everything you have always wanted to know about them […]
Talking About Suicide
This year has been particularly difficult for all of us; the pandemic and months of lockdown restrictions have had a massive impact on our daily lives as well as our mental health. This is a lot to cope with and it is understandable that many of us are struggling with our mental health and wellbeing […]
Spring/Summer 2021 Magazine available now!
Spring-Summer Edition 2021 (best for viewing on mobile device) Spring-Summer Edition 2021 (best for viewing on desktop) Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2021 edition of Community Living Well magazine. We hope you have continued to stay well during these extremely challenging few months. We have heard from many of you about how this lockdown has been […]
Stress Awareness Month 2021
April is Stress Awareness Month. It has been held every April since 1992 to increase awareness about the causes and cures for modern day stress that affects so many of us. Many of us experience high levels of stress and it can be extremely damaging to our health. Stress is a significant factor in mental health […]
Why am I feeling so tired?
If you are feeling tired and sluggish, and finding it hard to motivate yourself to work or keep active, you are not alone! Last week, The Times highlighted a study published by UCL, which found that we have reached a state of peak demotivation. The UCL Covid-19 Social Study has been following 70,000 people over […]