Being curious and seeking out new experiences positively stimulates the brain and boosts wellbeing.
Taking on new challenges can stop you dwelling on what we’ve just been through.
Keep Learning. Embrace new experiences. Rediscover an old interest. Surprise yourself.
Better Health - Your Mind Plan
Feeling stressed, anxious, or struggling to sleep? Start the fightback to a healthier you today.
A personalised ‘Mind Plan’ will provide practical steps you can take to help manage your mental health and wellbeing.
TALK2ME save a life
Talking to somebody you are concerned about can make a difference.
It could even save a life. And yet, talking about suicide can be frightening and many of us don’t feel able to have these conversations.
The Zero Suicide Alliance has developed training that everybody can use, which breaks down stigma and encourages open and honest conversations with those we are worried about.
University College Isle of Man
University College Isle of Man offer a wide selection of full time and part time, academic, practical and leisure courses.
If you have not yet looked at the Visitisleofman site you really should check it out.
It is not just for visitors to the Island, you will find lots of ideas and information on places to visit, things to do and suggestions for eating out. You need never be stuck for inspiration again.
Isle of Man Arts Council
The IOM Arts Council have a useful what's on where guide for events around the Island.
If you are organising an event you can have this included in their guide too.
The Manx Art Directory
The Manx Art Directory provides a central point for information on local artists, galleries & shops and art related organisations.
The Open University
Open Learn from the Open University offers a wide range of distance learning courses which are free of charge.
Caring for someone with dementia
Looking after someone with dementia can be a 24-hour job and may prove to be especially challenging in these uncertain times.
These leaflets produced by Dementia UK and written by specialist Admiral Nurses offer guidance to those caring for someone from a distance, as well as for those who are unable to visit due to COVID-19. There is also valuable advice on how to take care of yourself.