StressBusters

This is your place to find activities to help you tackle stress and improve your wellbeing while you learn from home, especially during exam and deadline seasons.


It’s never been more important to find time to destress so StressBusters is back to help you along with this from a socially acceptable distance! We will be posting various wellbeing tips, videos, recipes, and more throughout the year so keep your eyes on our socials for great ways to keep yourself occupied at home.

 

Events

Union events are listed below. Click here to see University-led events.


Ask us anything about Disabled Student Support - Q&A with the Wellbeing team
1st December 10am - 11am
MS Teams
A Q&A session with Student Wellbeing Service (SWS) to ask questions about the support available for disabled students.
Crafternoon Activity - Wreath Making
1st December 2pm - 24th December 3:30pm
Avery Hill- The Dome
Get in the Christmas spirit by making some D.I.Y wreaths to hang on your door. From dried fruits to pinecones, choose whatever decoration your heart desires to personalise your wreath.
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Cinema Trip
1st December 7pm - 10pm
Odeon, Greenwich, Bugsby Way, London, SE10 0QJ
Off campus cinema trip to see the new Disney film, Encanto, at a local cinema.
Foosball Tournament
2nd December 1pm - 5pm
The Dome
A Foosball Tournment
Mindfulness Monday: Understanding Your Autonomic Nervous System and its role in Mental & Physical Health
13th December 6pm - 7pm
Virtual - Zoom
This workshop will explore the neurobiology underpinning the human response to stress and offer simple and practical tips for how to understand, and work with, your own stress response.
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Crafternoon Activity - Clay Rings
24th December 2pm - 3pm
Avery Hill- The Dome
Too broke to buy jewellery? well why not come to our 8th week of Crafternoon, where we will be producing Pinterest style small, colourful polymer rings with the design of your choice.
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Mindfulness Monday: How to Deal with Difficult Emotions
10th January 6pm - 7pm
Virtual - Zoom
In this workshop, we will explore the neurobiology of emotions (affect); what they are, how they present physically and mentally, and how we can work with them,
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Mindfulness Monday: Candle Gazing Meditation (Trataka)
24th January 6pm - 6:30pm
Virtual - Zoom
A focus driven meditation that concentrates on focus, creating a drishti, and allowing yourself to shed any emotional or physical stress through one-pointed focus. Please bring a candle to this class.
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Mindfulness Monday: Mindfulness for Stress and Anxiety
30th May 6pm - 7pm
Virtual - Zoom
This workshop will explore how our stress response is crucial to our survival but when we are chronically stressed that this can be maladaptive and contribute to physical and mental ill-health.
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