I've got this

I’ve got this includes learning about the basics of self-care (sleep, diet, activity). and simple skills and strategies to calm and manage uncomfortable feelings (breathing, grounding, simple distractions, problem solving) can help children become more resilient and confident, and feel able to ask for help when they need it.

There are different activities to try as part of 'Brilliant ME!' (and huge numbers online / in books). Helping children find what works for them is a powerful and lasting gift…




More about the 5 Ways to wellbeing

The 5 ways to wellbeing are really useful to coping skills and strategies and they play an a big in 'I've got this'. 

Evidence (e.g. in a report by the New Economics Foundation) suggests there are 5 ways we can all improve our mental health and wellbeing. 

Having strong social relationships, being physically active and being involved in learning are all important influencers of both well-being .In addition the processes of giving and becoming more aware have been shown to specifically influence well-being in a positive way. A combination of all of these behaviours will help to enhance individual well-being and may have the potential to reduce the total number of people who develop mental health disorders in the longer term.

You can find more 5 Ways ideas / activities on the Start Now website 

There are some excellent resources and ideas on the Charlie Waller website for both adults and children.

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