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Useful Resources


Browse our list of recommended resources to help you stay well

 

Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

An informative guide from Psychology Tools to help understand both worry and anxiety - offering practical tools and exercises to help manage your wellbeing during uncertain times.

What Works Wellbeing

A website dedicated to wellbeing offering definitions, useful tools to try and research that provides an evidence base of what works in helping manage wellbeing.

The Blurt Foundation

The Blurt Foundation is an easily accessible website offering information about depression and includes helpful resources including podcasts, self-care tips and much more.

The School of Life

The school of life is a global organisation helping people live fulfilling lives. Offering both resources and useful insights into our wellbeing and often asks some of lifes most philosophical questions.

Student Minds

Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity.  We empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.   Visit the site for support and resources to help you thrive

Sheffield IAPT - Self-help Resources

Sheffield Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) are an NHS adult service offering a range of free psychological therapies that can help with stress, anxiety and depression.

Centre for Clinical Interventions

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) provides resources and general information about various mental health problems, as well as, techniques that focus on a cognitive behavioural approach to managing difficulties.

NHS Self Help Leaflets

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust have developed a number of self-help leaflets written by clinical psychologists with contributions from service users and healthcare staff.

Self-Compassion Guided Meditations and Exercises

Kristin Neff, Ph.D. is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, her website offers accessible guided meditation and self-compassion practices, resources and publications.

Mental Health Foundation

Since 1949, the Mental Health Foundation has been the UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what they do, their website offers a range of content including articles, podcasts and videos to help you to look after your mental health.

Gym-free Workouts - NHS

Put the fun back into fitness with these equipment-free workouts for all levels.  These illustrated guides are designed to help make your workouts effective and easy to follow. 


Created with busy people in mind, these routines from fitness expert Neila Rey, now known as Darebee, can be done anywhere, at any time.

Move More Sheffield

Move More is a Sheffield-wide strategy that is being delivered by partners across the city to create a culture of physical activity to improve the population's health.  ​

Move More wants Sheffield to become the most active City in the UK by 2020. And as a result see meaningful improvement in the health, wellbeing and quality of life of everybody living in the city. 

The world we all live in doesn't make being physically active very easy; in fact, it’s easier to move less than it is to Move More!  What might surprise you is that it you don’t have to do much to start feeling better.  Visit the website to to see how easy it can be.

Active at Home

A guide to staying active at home during the Coronavirus outbreak.  Co-produced by partners across Sheffield and part of Sport England's Join the Movement campaign, this guide gives ideas and credible advice on how to stay active and healthy during lockdown.

Mindful - healthy mind, healthy living

Mindful is dedicated to sharing the gifts of mindfulness through content, training, courses, and directories—helping people enjoy better health, foster more caring relationships, and cultivate a more compassionate society.

NHS One You

From whipping up tasty meals to finding easy ways to exercise, use our apps and tools to take control of your health. Plus, find the free apps we recommend to help you stress less, handle anxiety and lift your mood.

Student Space

Student Space is here to make it easier for you to find the support that you need during the coronavirus pandemic.
However you’re feeling, help and guidance is available. Explore a range of trusted information, services and tools to help you with the challenges of student life.

 

Visit the Sheffield Mental Health Guide for local services, activities & support and information to help with depression, anxiety and low mood.

Your guide to the range of mental health services available in Sheffield. 
If you're struggling with your mental health, we're here to help.

Gareth Hughes’ Webinar: Learning and Wellbeing during the Coronavirus Pandemic

This free webinar offers practical information and advice including: specific things students can do to look after their wellbeing and continue learning during this uncertain time, how the way we all engage with learning can improve our wellbeing and simple steps students can take to enhance their wellbeing generally.
It also addresses current anxieties about the importance of exam grades and what this might mean for the future of our students.

 

A series of online talks, workshops, and podcasts that we hope you'll find optimistic and inspiring.  Perhaps they'll make you reflect on the past, reconsider the future, or maybe just offer distraction for an hour or two when you need it.

 

Our online course is built upon the most effective approach to improving sleep for university students and typically lasts 6–8 weeks. Supported by a team of sleep coaches, you’ll work through a personalised sleep improvement plan. You can complete the online programme in your own time, whenever you’re ready and wherever you happen to be.