Young People Wellbeing

Aye Mind works with the real experts: young people themselves. Their enthusiasm, energy and insights have made the project truly innovative. Stay with us to explore how social media and digital approaches can support positive mental wellbeing.

Reach

Reach

November 25th, 2016

Struggling at school? No one is out of reach. Get advice on extra support at https://reach.scot. You can also join in the conversation by tweeting #reachout            

 

It’s Okay Campaign

It’s Okay Campaign

November 23rd, 2016

See Me have a brand new campaign out for young people called It’s Okay. They want you to know that if you are going through a tough time you’re not the only person, the way you feel is real and valid and you can talk about it. Check out the…

 

Anti Bullying Week

Anti Bullying Week

November 17th, 2016

‘Are you worried about bullying – would you like to know what to do? ’ Have a look at Respect Me’s video clip which will give you some sound advice.  https://youtu.be/KSbV1W-nmqo.   Why not join in the twitter conversation by using the hashtag #respectmeABW or check out Respect Me’s website…

 

One giant leap for youth mental health

One giant leap for youth mental health

June 2nd, 2016

Fifty years ago, on 2nd June 1966, NASA landed Surveyor 1 on the surface of the Moon, paving the way for the Apollo missions.  If you grew up in the 1960s and 1970s you were surrounded by the buzz of the space-age, with the advent of satellites and lunar rovers.…

 

Easy Ways To Find Inner Peace

Easy Ways To Find Inner Peace

March 11th, 2016

Does your mind ever feel like it just won’t switch off? Thoughts are spinning around and around inside your head like a carousel out of control. And the more you try to stop them, the faster they seem to go. All you want is some peace within. Here’s our tips…

 

10 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation

10 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation

March 11th, 2016

Even 5 minutes of mindfulness meditation a day can have a powerful positive effect on your brain. It can make you calm, improve your ability to solve problems, and improve your creativity. Mindfulness is basically a super power. We’ve put together these steps for to get you started. *Disclaimer –…

 

5 Things That Will Make Your Breakup Hurt So Much Less

5 Things That Will Make Your Breakup Hurt So Much Less

March 7th, 2016

Heartbreak is hard. These tips will soften the blow and help get you through. Spend time with your pals! Go to the cinema, hang out together at home, in the park. It’s good for your mind, body and soul. Keep active. A walk instead of a bus ride, the stairs…

 

Sleeping Beauty: Top 5 Tips On How To Sleep Better

Sleeping Beauty: Top 5 Tips On How To Sleep Better

March 4th, 2016

Not getting a good sleep is a bad start to the day, isn’t it? There is evidence to suggest you should be getting 9 hours, not 8. Here are a few tips on how to improve your sleep routine. Stress can affect the way our bodies work. Sleeping problems are…

 

8 Ways To Keep Your Anger in Check

8 Ways To Keep Your Anger in Check

March 4th, 2016

Anger is a healthy emotion. But when you feel too angry, often, it can be a problem. Here’s some tips that might help you to take control of it. Know your warning signs Everyone has a physical reaction to anger, know what yours are so you can take steps to…

 

9 Ways of Tackling Stress

9 Ways of Tackling Stress

March 4th, 2016

Feeling stressed is something every person feels at some point. Here’s a few things that might help. 1. Spend time with pals Tell a trustworthy person how you’re feeling. A problem shared is a problem halved. 2. Be active Running, jogging even walking can make you feel better. It won’t…

 

Latest Aye Mind Gifs

Latest Aye Mind Gifs

March 3rd, 2016

Here are the latest Aye Mind gifs. Feel free to share them on your social media networks as you wish! Click here to see them on Giphy. Further information on making memes and animated gifs for learning in education establishments can be accessed in the presentation link below: https://docs.com/malcolm-wilson/8043/making-memes-and-animated-gifs-for-learning  …

 

Understanding Panic Attacks

Understanding Panic Attacks

February 11th, 2016

Panic attacks can feel a bit like drowning with no water. They are common, and they are normal. You can deal with them! These tips won’t mean you never have a panic attack, they are just to help with how best to deal with and understand what they are. Remember…

 

Understanding Grief in 5 Stages

Understanding Grief in 5 Stages

February 11th, 2016

Going through a loved one dying is difficult. Understanding the grieving process can help to make you feel better when you are going through it. When you grieve you go through these 5 stages, it may be all at once, it may take a long time or a short time.…

 

10 Ways You Can Beat Exam Stress

10 Ways You Can Beat Exam Stress

February 11th, 2016

Exams are a challenge. You want to beat exam stress? Read on 1.Eat Right [Source] Now is the time to stock up on fruit and vegetables, lay off caffeine and burgers. Foods and drinks high in caffeine and sugar can make you crash. 5 a day can help balance your…

 

Support Squared Gifs

Support Squared Gifs

September 4th, 2015

Young people who participated in Project 99 – our original exploratory phase of work on digital youth mental health – developed a series of digital concepts to promote mental wellbeing among their peers. ‘Support2’ (Support Squared) was one of them. It was aimed at young people who are concerned for…

 

Youth Guide

Youth Guide

March 9th, 2015

Young people came up with advice they would like to give other young people using digital and social media in a manner that supports mental wellbeing.

 

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