April 2020

Published: 02 April 2020

The East Lothian Educational Psychology Service have produced an information sheet: Maintaining Your Emotional Wellbeing with the Wellbeing Wheel.

If you have concerns about a child or young person and want to talk, there are national helplines available, details of which are in the information sheet.

Getting through the day, responding to change and new ways of leading our lives can be daunting. You may feel out of control and anxious at times. However, you can maintain and protect your wellbeing by engaging with the 5 Ways to Wellbeing model. Research shows that by engaging in these areas you can improve your mental health and wellbeing, feel more positive and get the most out of your life. This is particularly important at this time.

Information Sheet - Maintaining Your Emotional Wellbeing (PDF)

Published: 02 April 2020

The East Lothian Educational Psychology Service have produced an information sheet: Managing Your Emotions with some useful advice and links to additional reading.

“Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean ‘me first’. It means ‘me too’.”

During this unprecedented time, we may have feelings of fear and anxiety. The need for social distancing can make it hard to connect with others. Remember, we can be resilient in our own unique ways.

You can develop a toolbox of strategies to support your own emotional wellbeing. In order to support young people, you need to first take care of yourself. It’s not possible ‘to pour from an empty cup’.

Information Sheet - Managing Your Emotions (PDF)

Published: 01 April 2020

As a family (adult required) try this challenge to RE-USE a plastic bottle and make a new product. 

The Plastic Bottle Challenge (PDF)

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