Tavistock&Portman · Box Breathing Exercise for Sweet Dreams or Relaxation Box breathing is a practice that has been taught all around the world to people working in frontline jobs. Jane O’Rourke takes us through this practice as a way of helping the body and mind to calm at times of stress or to help us sleep. Jane is a yoga and mindfulness teacher and a psychodynamic psychotherapist with children young people and families. She teaches yoga for trauma within the […]
Tavistock&Portman · Breath As An Anchor 4 Minutes Short Practice Being able to use the breath is a good way of finding an anchor when storms arise in our lives or if we just need some steadying. Jane O’Rourke leads us through a short practice to help us find a resource that is always with us, our breath. Jane is a Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist, and Yoga and Mindfulness teacher. She teaches Yoga4Trauma in the Trauma Service at the […]
Tavistock&Portman · Keeping Hope Alive During A Global Pandemic James Ollerenshaw is a Mental Health Nurse working in acute inpatient care. Here he discusses how life on the ward has changed during the Covid crisis, and how staff maintain hope for their patients, and for themselves. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #FeelingHopeless
Tavistock&Portman · On Grumpiness Lydia Hartland-Rowe is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Portfolio Manager for Psychological Therapies for the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Here Lydia discusses something we are recognising about where we are in relation to the pandemic and in the face of what is coming, an increased tendency towards irritation and anger, or as the podcast say, grumpiness. Feeling that way at times, at the moment, makes sense and while it might at moments […]
Tavistock&Portman · Grounding Breathing Practice To Cultivate Relaxation And Gratitude Jane O’Rourke offers a breathing practice to help relaxation and gratitude. Research shows that cultivating gratitude is helpful for stress and anxiety and for appreciating the good things we have in our lives, whatever the difficulties. Jane O’Rourke is a Yoga and Meditation Teacher, and a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist with Children, Young People and Families. She teaches Yoga4Trauma within the Trauma Service at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Wellbeing […]
Tavistock&Portman · Junior staff experiences during a global pandemic Neelam Solanki is an Assistant Psychologist working within the National i-THRIVE Programme Team at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and has also been working on Together in Mind. Neelam shares her experiences of being a relatively junior member of staff through periods of great change and uncertainty, and its impact on her wellbeing and future.
Tavistock&Portman · Dropping Anchor Dominic O’Ryan, Lead Psychologist with Substance Misuse Services at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Dominic contributes some thoughts and practical guidance about how to find ways to pay the necessary attention to how we are in the context of a global storm that has in some ways come to feel like just the way things are.
Tavistock&Portman · 4 Minute Triangle Breathing Exercise To Feel Refreshed And Rested This four-minute triangular breathing exercise is for when you want to feel more rested and rejuvenated. Jane O’Rourke is a Yoga and Meditation Teacher, and a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist with Children, Young People and Families. She teaches Yoga4Trauma within the Trauma Service at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic
Tavistock&Portman · Wellbeing Quiz Lydia Hartland-Rowe introduces the Wellbeing Quiz, explaining why we have created this new resource, what we hope it will do and how we are thinking about the current situation. You can access the quiz on the Together in Mind website home page and we hope you find it interesting.
Tavistock&Portman · Self-compassion and Self-care 5 Minute Breathing Exercise Needing more self-care? Jane O’Rourke leads us through a self-compassion breathing exercise to help nurture and steady ourselves. Jane is a Yoga and Mindfulness teacher and a Psychodynamic Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist. She teaches Yoga4Trauma at the Tavistock Clinic. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic