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

We are currently developing this page.  Do check back at a later date.


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.



We would welcome your suggestions and views.  Please let us know what would be helpful.

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  New Students

Welcome to the University of Reading. 
Come and pick up the Life Tools programme of talks for 2014-15 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.



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Contact us
You are welcome to come in to obtain information or to arrange a consultation:

Tell us what you think of our services and how we might be able to improve them by using our Feedback form.

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Check our new Blackboard site for resources and further support materials from the Life Tools talks.

More information about forthcoming talks is available on our Talks and Events page.  For details of the next two talks - see below.  Attendance at the talks counts towards the RED AWARD.

Overcoming perfectionismWhy good enough is good enough:  completing your work and handing it in..... on time!  A talk for all students at 4.00pm on Wednesday 26th  November in Carrington building, room 101.

The 'feel good' factorUsing the traditions of 'mindfulness', this talk will offer practical techniques to 'feel good' again.  A talk for all students on Thursday 4th December  at 1.00pm in Carrington building room 101.



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