April is Stress Awareness Month, and in the second of this two-part series we'll be exploring five ways to help in your quest to de-stress. You can check out our blog, De-stressing On A Time Budget, for some suggestions of ways to give yourself a quick break from work and practice come self care, and read part one of the series here: Part One: Signs of Stress.
April is Stress Awareness Month, and to help you take a step back from your studies and find some stillness this semester we've put together a list of some de-stressing ideas especially for if you're short on time. If you want to find out more about the signs of stress and how to deal with stress at university you can check out the other blogs in the series here - Part One: Signs of Stress, Part Two: Dealing with Stress. You can also find out more about stress on the NHS website.
April is Stress Awareness Month. In the first of this two-part series we'll be looking at some of the telltale signs of stress to watch out for, especially with the approach of exams and deadlines. You can check out our blog, De-stressing On A Time Budget, for some quick ways to give yourself a break from work and practice some self care and read part two of the series here: Part Two: Dealing With Stress.
Helena Ripley, an SCM Member and part of SCM Lancaster, reflects on how Gifts of Grace impacted her personally and helped her consider communal forgiveness for generational and collective trauma in relation to her family's experiences in World War II.
Louise Dover, member of SCM and co-leader of SCM Southampton reflects on the recent National Gathering, Gifts of Grace, that took place from the 9th-11th March this year.
SCM member Sebastian discusses identity in relation to gender and creation.
Rob disscusses Trump's reaction to the recent mass shooting in America and the issue that it brings up around prayer.
This Sunday 18th February is the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, otherwise known as Student Sunday! UDPS is coordinated by the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), and has been celebrated since 1898, making it one of the oldest ecumenical days of prayer. SCM Member Sian shares why she thinks praying, specifically praying in community, is still an important but often overlooked element of the Christian faith.
Ruth Hunt is the Chief Executive of Stonewall, a charity working for LGBT equality. She studied English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and was elected President of Oxford Students’ Union. Before working at Stonewall, Ruth worked at the Equality Challenge Unit where she led work advising Higher Education Institutions on sexual orientation and gender identity equality. In 2015, Ruth was voted the third most influential LGBT person in Britain in the Independent’s Rainbow List. She received two honorary degrees in 2015, one from Cardiff University and the other from Keele University.
We ask current members of SCM’s General Council (GC) – the student leadership body and board of trustees for the movement – to share about their experience as a GC member, and why they think it’s important for members to stand for election this year.