With the winter season now upon us, King’s Wellbeing invites you to join us for Winter Wellbeing Week 2017, taking place from the 4th to the 8th of December. We’ll have a crafternoon to raise money for national mental health charity Mind, with craft activities, festive snacks, winter wellbeing tips and a workshop led by Knit’s College London. There will also be a ‘Reflect and Connect’ workshop, helping you to take stock of this past year and set goals for 2018 and a Student Minds Look After Your Mate workshop.
Times and Locations
Winter Wellbeing Crafternoon: Wednesday the 6th of December, 12.00-15.00, KCLSU Macadam Lobby, Temple Street entrance, Strand Campus
Reflect and Connect: Looking Back to Move Forwards: Thursday the 7th of December 16.00-17.30, Guy’s Hodgkin Building Classroom 12, Guy’s Campus
Look After Your Mate: Thursday the 7th of December – 11.00-14.00, Henriette Raphael House 3.18, Guy’s Campus
Workshops can be booked here
Keep warm and we hope to see you there!
Next week is Wellbeing Week. It’s time to take a break and attend our events, planned specifically to nurture your mind, body and soul.
Your social life and workload can easily get in the way of keeping healthy, but it’s important to take the time out to think about your wellbeing. Click here for some handy tips from the King’s Wellbeing Team.
Here’s what’s happening this week:
Make your own healthy smoothie and work out at the same time! Choose from a wide range of healthy ingredients and use your own manpower to blend it all into a tasty treat. Guaranteed to give you a boost and improve your physical and mental wellbeing.
Your Happy Space
This fun, interactive session will discuss the importance of creating a space full of wellbeing around you. *Spoiler alert!* Crafting may be required.
Join King’s Wellbeing Coordinator, Julia Haas, on a mindfulness walk around your neighbourhood. Julia will talk you through the importance of being aware of your surroundings and keeping your physical and mental health on track.
Hula Hoop Competitions
When’s the last time you took to a Hula Hoop? Show us your skills at the Wellbeing Week Hula Hoop competition. Join your BeActivators and compete to win prizes.
Inflatable Bubble Football and 5-aside League Sign up
Have you attended 5-aside league on Saturdays? Grab your team and head to the Astro Turf near Moonraker point for the official sign up. Why not try Inflatable Bubble Football while you’re there!
Film night: He Named me Malala
We’ll be concluding Wellbeing Week with an open film night at Stamford Street Apartments Lecture Theatre. Join us for popcorn and a screening of He Named me Malala, an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai. Open to all residents, but make sure you reserve your ticket ASAP as numbers are limited.
Your RAs and Wardens are planning their own Wellbeing themed events in your residence. Join your Facebook group for more information, or ask them about their event when you pass them in the hall.
Make sure you also check out the BeActive Timetable, these sessions are free and on your doorstep! There’s no need to spend money on a fancy gym membership when you’re BeActivators are nearby.
Don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook and remember to tag your Wellbeing Week photos and videos with #kingsresilife and #wellbeingweek.