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As part of our Connection Point programme we're pleased to bring you a set of meditation videos and a health and wellbeing creativity checklist.
Eastleigh Borough Council also have a great website page on supporting your health and wellbeing at home.
Meditation, guidance and support
Meditation can help us keep calm and centred and is hugely beneficial for our general health and wellbeing, helping alleviate anxiety. Regular mediation practice can bring awareness to unhelpful thought patterns, enabling you to stay grounded in times of stress.
We know that meditation can seem intimidating at first, so our Arts and Health Producer Suna Imre has put together a series of short meditation videos to give you some hints and tips on how to get started.
Meet the Artist – Suna Imre:
Tips for meditation practice:
A three-minute guided meditation for calmness:
25 minute unguided meditation
Mind Your Own – A Health and wellbeing creativity checklist
Most agree that self-isolation can be challenging. The days can feel repetitive, and it’s sometimes hard to decide how best to spend your time now your usual routine has been disrupted.
Our new Mind Your Own Creativity Checklist (download PDF) gives you some tools to monitor your isolation time and feel a sense of achievement at the end of the day.
Meditation in the workplace
Suna is currently running three weekly meditation sessions for staff at the theatres and the wider team at Eastleigh Borough Council.
We are delighted to be able to offer Suna’s support to businesses in the Borough. For more information or to discuss your requirements and receive a quote, please contact Suna Imre firstname.lastname@example.org
The Inspiring Minds Gallery - making art to support better mental health
Periods of isolation can be really challenging for our mental health at the best of times, but especially now as the lockdown has been extended. The Point and Solent Mind are partnering up to offer a creative platform for individuals to express their feelings and thoughts artistically about this extraordinary period of time through the Inspiring Minds Gallery
Joyful Jams support for Care Homes
Joyful Jams are inviting our wonderful care home workers and carers to access 9 FREE weekly 30-minute sessions to encourage activity with the elder community.
Associate Artists at The Point from 2018 to 2020, local artists Jams have been providing creative movement, song sessions and training in dementia care settings for six years, and want to share their skills, ideas and resources with the care network at this difficult time. Join JAMS artist Rosa Kentwood on a short creative journey to share with residents and loved ones.
The activities can be adapted to the needs of those you care for.
Visit Jams’ facebook page and join the ‘Joyful Jams: Online’ group to gain access to their resources.