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BICS Wellbeing-Its good for your Mental Health

BICS Wellbeing-Its good for your Mental Health

By BICS, Barnet Council
BICS are bringing you a series of Podcasts to support our residents with their wellbeing. Our themes will move from caring for yourselves and your families whilst living in and transitioning out of lockdown, to healthy relationships, to managing anxious thoughts, just to mention a few. We hope you find them useful? We would love to have some feedback and suggestions for further themes you might find helpful. Our email is BICS@barnet.gov.uk
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Emotions and Anger - Staying well in Barnet
In this episode, we will be talking about the emotion anger, why we might notice increased angry feelings during the C-19 pandemic and sharing some strategies to help manage. Please feel free to visit our website www.barnet.gov.uk/children-and-families/support-parents-and-carers/young-peoples-mental-health-and-well-being for more information on our spring groups and workshops and other resources. If you have any questions or queries or/and you would like to share with us your experience, please feel free to contact us at BICS@barnet.gov.uk. Disclaimer- It’s perhaps important to mention at the stage that if your angry outbursts can be violent or abusive, this can cause serious problems in your life and relationships and can be very damaging to the people around you. In this case, it's essential to seek professional support.
17:31
March 9, 2021
Emotions & Anxiety - Staying Well in Barnet
In this episode, we introduce the role of emotions and how many people notice that anxious feelings have increased during this unprecedented time. We explore 4 elements - empowerment, appreciation, support and health - that can help you to improve your capacity to manage anxiety. If you have any questions or queries and/or you would like to share with us your experience, please feel free to contact us at BICS@barnet.gov.uk. 
11:50
February 15, 2021
What does mental health mean to you: Staying well in Barnet
In this episode, we will be talking about mental health and wellbeing and what this means to us personally and as professionals. We will share our experiences of coping over the second lockdown and invite you to think about yours. If you have any questions or queries and/or you would like to share with us your experience, please feel free to contact us at BICS@barnet.gov.uk.
19:28
December 1, 2020
Ability over Disability - Staying Well in Barnet
In this episode, we will be talking about how lockdown has been for those parents whose children present with neurodevelopmental conditions such as ASD or ADHD. A mother of an 8-year-old boy with a diagnosis of Autism will share her experience and strategies she used  during this unprecedented time. Also, we will explore some tips you may find useful to try regarding the challenges this pandemic has brought for children with neurodevelopmental conditions and their parents. If you have any questions or queries or/and you would like to share with us your experience, please feel free to contact us at BICS@barnet.gov.uk.  Visit Genesis Brown (playing the piano) Youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeK8ufJ44_0eh3-dyFoQaTg?view_as=subscribe   
24:24
September 4, 2020
Exams Results - Staying Well in Barnet
In this episode, we will be exploring what emotions young people may experience due to upcoming release of the exams' results, A-Levels and GCSE. We are all aware that this year, many things have changed given the unprecedented time of COVID-19 and the Lockdown. For students and their parents who are living this experience, we would like to explore what feelings will come up and share with you tips and strategies you might find helpful. If you have any questions or queries or/and you would like to share with us your experience, please feel free to contact us at BICS@barnet.gov.uk. 
21:15
August 11, 2020
Staying Well in Barnet - Managing relationship Challneges
In this episode we will be talking about managing relationship challenges in the family at home as part of our adaptations to gradual lifting of lockdown. We would like to share with you some tips on how to manage our relationships in this particular period, understanding and acknowledge our feelings and work on our communication skills. We hope you can give these a go at home and if you have any questions, please let us know contacting on BICS@barnet.gov.uk. 
15:48
June 19, 2020
Wellbeing-Its good for your Mental Health
BICS are bringing you a series of Podcasts' episodes to support our residents with their Wellbeing. The theme of this episode is about caring for yourselves and your families whilst living and transitioning out of lockdown. For you useful psychological strategies to practice. 
17:24
June 3, 2020