Focusing on self-care: understanding stress

Created on: 16 Dec 2020 | Last modified: 05 Apr 2023

The self-care sections include a variety of wellbeing focused webinars and podcasts, free apps, mindfulness toolkits, and tips for staying active. 

The EIS Our Well-being Matters Programme hosts self-care focused webinars.

SeeMe has produced a video on how to start the conversation around wellbeing called ‘Are You Ok?’ 

The Drama Triangle video outlines relationship dynamics, and how to step out of drama and feel more empowered.

The Black Dog Institute – has a lot of resources, including practical toolkits.

The Psychological Toolkit addresses dealing with life changes.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) offers a variety of resources aimed at improving health and wellbeing in the workplace. The Talking Toolkit specifically aimed at preventing work-related stress in schools,  designed to help school leaders start conversations, and contains sources of further information which tackle work-related stress.  A separate publication for use in Scotland is being developed.

Big White Wall is an online community offering peer support, advice, research and activities around mental health support.  A short, free registration process is involved to access materials.