Wellness for Heroes

Free wellness supports for our frontline heroes

Wellness for Heroes – Yoga for the lungs and circulation

This 30min routine will help to open and clear the lungs, helping you to deepen your breath and free up any tension in the ribcage. The movement will also help to distribute fresh blood flow and oxygen throughout the body to assist in improving circulation. Lisa Burke...

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Wellness for Heroes – Play Therapy

Touch might be a worrying thing right now with all the talk of virus  transmission. But it’s also an essential aspect of nurture.  These games may help reduce tensions that may exist for your child around touch – and help you to feel empowered to soothe, cherish and...

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Wellness for Heroes – Simple Yoga and Bodyscan

Take 12 minutes to check in with your body and breath with this simple yoga pose and bodyscan.  Release tension and relax.  Fionnuala Ni Mhairtin is a Nutritonal Therapist and Iyengar Yoga teacher.  She is currently running A Wholesome Move. ...

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Wellness for Heroes – Building Resilience

A short talk to encourage our heroes to look at ways of developing their resilience so that they can protect themselves and stay strong to help others. It also incorporates a short meditation on grounding called the Body and the Breath. Adrian Yeates is the Director...

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Wellness for Heroes – Nutritional Supplements

Nutritional supplements are best to 'supplement' your diet in the short term - particularly at a time where you may be struggling to maintain a healthy diet and where your demands are quite high.  If you are working long and stressful hours, you may need more...

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Wellness for Heroes – Play Therapy

This is a game specially for the slightly younger, nervous/anxious child, who might be finding it hard to be separate from you right now. I explain how best to do this with a child who needs to be ‘kept in mind’, a fundamental part of attachment. If you didn't catch...

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Wellness for Heroes – A Forest Meditation

A moment of peace - take yourself to this beautiful forest. Take five minutes for yourself with some gentle breathing exercises to help regulate and de-stress your system.... perfect after a busy day or to relax before sleep. Lydia Campbell is a consultant working at...

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Wellness for Heroes – Short grounding meditation

Use this short meditation to help during times of stress and anxiety.  It is a short heart-centred meditation of just 4 minutes which you could incorporate into daily practice to help to switch off from external stressors. Belen Vazquez is a nutritional therapist and...

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Wellness for Heroes – Restorative Yoga

A Gentle Restorative Yoga practice - perfect if you're exhausted and need to deeply relax your tired body. It supports healing in the body helping to balance the nervous system and boost the immune system.   Lisa Burke from Yoga Soul Academy is an author, healer and a...

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Wellness for Heroes – Healthy Salad Jars

You can prepare these healthy salad jars a few days in advance.  It's easy to jam in lots of nutrients plus protein and complex carbohydrates to keep you fuelled for long tiring shifts at work.  You can also use them as a very quick dinner to come home to, ready to...

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Wellness for Heroes – Balancing energy and easing stress

In these challenging times, our front-line heroes are being stretched to the limit and need to find ways to replenish and nourish their energy levels. This blog includes a short grounding meditation and some tips on balancing energy and easing stress to help them face...

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Wellness for Heroes – Play Therapy

More play therapy from the wonderful Johanna Mulligan. These games will get you up and giggling! Again, we think about the best way to get your kids connected with you and enjoying time with you, while keeping their excitement levels at an optimal rate. Johanna also...

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Wellness for Heroes – Meditation for lungs and heart

A guided meditation focusing on the lungs and opening the heart. Useful to transform fear into gratitude. Lisa guides you to open your heart and brings you through some breathing and gentle yoga movements in this 30 minute session. Lisa Burke from Yoga Soul Academy is...

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Wellness for Heroes – Inspiration and practical tips

Inspirational stories here to help you to make each day a little better and to survive this pandemic, still being our at our best. Wonderful tips from Darina Mulligan to support a positive frame of mind and a practical useful framework to help support you coming...

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Wellness for Heroes – Meditation for Overwhelm

This 20 minute guided meditation is perfect for when you're feeling overwhelmed by the challenge and complexity of this time. It will help you wind down by guiding you gently through your body and your inner state, helping stabilise and soothe your overdriven nervous...

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Wellness for Heroes – Quick Nutritious Meals & Recipe Demo

Cooking a healthy nutritious meal may seem like a step too far at the moment.  However fuelling your body with lasting energy and vital nutrients is essential to cope with stress and the demands of long shifts.  Heather Leeson, Food Crew with The Wellness Crew and...

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Wellness for Heroes – Your Stress Signature

It's important to be aware of your own stress signature as a way of managing chronic stress. Now and in the months to come, it may be important to identify when you have reached your capacity for stress so that you can do something about it. Adrian Yeates is the...

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Wellness for Heroes – Play Therapy

Johanna Mulligan, our play therapist tells us how play therapy might help you and your child We know that working long and stressful hours might mean you are worried about your children.  They are under stress too and you may find your child is experiencing some...

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Wellness for Heroes – Meditation

This meditation is helpful when you are worried, upset or if you feel like screaming. When you're feeling out of focus or emotional then bringing balance to your body's water balance and breath rate can help. "Pulling the shoulders up to the ears and tightly locking...

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Wellness for Heroes

Free Wellness Supports for Frontline Healthcare Staff We owe every one of you a debt for all the hard work and the sacrifices you are making to help to keep our nation healthy. We know you are working under very stressful conditions, worried about your patients, your...

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