Life Tools Brochure

Talks and events

Find out about of our up-coming talks in the 'Life Tools' programme.  Open to all, free to attend, attendance counts towards the Red Award.

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to your questions about seeing a Counsellor or Mental Health Advisor and the range of issues they can help with.


Online advice and leaflets

Links to other support organisations, downloadable leaflets, helplines and information on self-help books.

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Crisis page

Information on how to manage distress and other sources of support if your need is urgent.



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  New Students

Welcome to the University of Reading. 
Come and pick up the Life Tools programme of talks for 2015-16 as well as hints and tips to help you settle in to University.
We are on the first floor in the Carrington Building, room 106.  Copies of the Life Tools leaflet can be found in the display area on our corridor and around the campus.
Check out our new Health and Wellbeing blog for advice and information.  Click on the link under 'Follow us'



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Wellbeing and Personal Development

Find out how to develop your own 'Life Tools':  build your confidence and resilience. 

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More information about 'Life Tools' talks is available on our Talks and Events page.

Attendance counts towards the Red Award.     

Resolve conflicts and build better relationships

Thursday 11 February 2016, Palmer Building, room 103, 4.00pm - 5.00pm

Learn techniques and skills to manage difficult conversations more effectively and improve your relationships.

Managing academic pressure

Wednesday 17 February 2016, Palmer Building, 2.00pm - 3.00pm

(Part of Reading Culture Day)

Learn strategies to manage pressure and to meet deadlines.

Mindfulness: an introduction

Wednesday 17 February 2016, Palmer Building, 300pm - 400pm

(Part of Reading Culture Day)

Find out what the 'hype' is all about.  Can Mindfulness help you personally and academically?





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