Practicing mindfulness can be a really helpful tool to look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Whilst being in the present can help keep you focused, keeping thoughts in perspective have lots of benefits such as reducing anxiety, stress and worry.

Apps and Websites

Chill Panda
Meditation Challenge
Smiling Mind


When winding down and getting ready for bed, think of five things that you have been grateful for during the day.

Keeping aware of your gratitude is a great way at helping to maintain a positive outset. why not use our Gratitude Journal to help you track your feelings.


Find Your Headspace Workshop

Join our weekly workshop and spend time practicing your mindfulness and meditation techniques.
Tuesday and Friday 12.00pm – 12.30pm.
Email: hwbc@barnsley.ac.uk to book a place.
The workshop is currently virtual.


Write down your thoughts and feelings to create a journal.  It is a good way to help you gain control of your emotions and improve your mental health.

The Sanctuary

If you’re feeling anxious, stressed, like you need to take time out, visit The Sanctuary in the Health and Wellbeing Centre, Old Mill Lane Campus. The Sanctuary is a safe space with sensory aids such as fidget toys, stress balls and weighted neck wraps to help you relax and recuperate.