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Resources

RESOURCES

CHIME workbooks

CHIME – CHIME self-assessment tool.

Connectedness workbook – Connect to yourself, others and your community.

Hope & Optimism workbook – Cultivate hope for the future that things can be better.

Identity workbook – Develop a positive identity outside of being a person with a mental illness.

Meaning workbook – Find a sense of purpose in your life.

Empowerment workbook – Take control of your life.

Five Ways to Wellbeing workbooks

Five Ways to Wellbeing handout – Overview

Five Ways to Wellbeing postcard – Get your five-a-day!

Connectedness workbook – Connect to yourself, others and your community.

Keep Learning workbook – Examine your own attitude towards learning.

Be Active workbook – Train the mind to train the body. Examine your own motivation towards exercise.

Take Notice workbook – Live more in the present moment.

Give workbook – Doing good makes you feel good.

Healthy Lifestyle / Coping Skills

C.I.A Model workbook – Stress management technique for helping to put things into perspective and re-establishing a sense of control.

Coping Thoughts workbook – Positive statements encourage us and help us cope through distressing times.

Eat Well workbook – Identify your eating practices and make lifestyle changes.

Financial Wellbeing workbook – Start a personal budget and identify your spending habits.

Music workbook – What does music do to you? Recognise how music affects you.

Peer Support workbook – Recognise the value of peer support. Find where you belong.

Rhythms & Seasons workbook – Tune into the nature cycles of life and your body.

Self-Care workbook – Self-care isn’t a luxury; it is essential. Take care of yourself.

Sleep diary – Sleep diary from the Sleep Council. Establish your sleeping patterns.

Sleep workbook – Identify factors to improve your sleep.

Worry Strips – Set aside “worry time” in the day to help you process anything that is troubling you before bedtime comes around.

Habit Formation & Behavioural Change

Activity Scheduling – a great tool for combating passivity and for establishing a routine.

Nourishing & Depleting Activities

Personal Development

Big I, Little i workbook – An exercise on self-acceptance.

Dealing with Rejection – Don’t let rejection define you.

Forgiveness workbook – A process for letting go.

How to Seize the Day Right Now – A selection of aphorisms.

I-CAN workbook – A tool for goal setting and tracking.

Ikigai – The Japanese concept of leading a fulfilling life.

Inner Critic workbook – Stand up to your inner critic.

Life in One Year workbook – An exercise to help resolve ambivalence and explore your attitude to change.

Mindset workbook – Develop mental toughness to keep calm under pressure.

Spirituality workbook – Find your inner wisdom.

Wheel of Wellbeing questionnaire – Welbeing self-assessment tool.

Wheel of Wellbeing workbook – A great visual tool for getting balance in your life.

Your Journey – A road map to self-empowerment.

Poems

Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson.

Stories

Reports

At the heart of health: Realising the value of people and communities – This report explores the value of people and communities at the heart of health, in support of the NHS Five Year Forward View vision to develop a new relationship with people and communities.

How to look after your Mental Health – Mental health is about the way you think and feel and your ability to deal with ups and downs.

Mental Health and Housing – A project to identify which types of supported accommodation successfully meet the needs of people with mental health problems in order to recommend effective housing solutions

No decision about us without us – A guide for people who use mental health services, carers and the public, to accompany the implementation framework for the mental health strategy

Recovery College Greenwich Evaluation report – An Evaluation of the Greenwich Recovery College

The five year forward view for Mental Health – A report from the independent Mental Health Taskforce to the NHS in England