In these challenging times, we need to focus on the silver linings that the current situation presents. We have been given the gift of time, and it is important to fill this extra time with positive and nourishing activities.
Uncertainty can breed a scattered and anxious mindset. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. The process of making art is a natural way to practice mindfulness. The colours, textures and sounds of creating pull us into the moment. Art and creativity are known catalysts for improved mental well-being and focus.
If you find yourself in need of a calming 15 minutes, why not check out the following video: (listen to it a quiet room and preferably laying down!)
For children, why not try this guided meditation.
On Monday 23rd May, we were delighted and honoured to welcome Darcy Bourne, England and International Hockey player, to King Edward’s. In her presentation to the 3rd, 4th and Lower Sixth Form pupils, Darcy spoke candidly about her journey and career in the worlds of football and hockey. Brought up in Surbiton by a very...