When things get a bit much
Social media can be an intense place, so to combat any distressing feelings or bad vibes, we’ve complied a list of resources, activities, and feel-good stuff as a distraction ♥
Mental Health Resources
Mental health apps
Guides, tools and activities Includes ‘5 steps for mental wellbeing’, ’10 stress busters’, breathing exercises, and more.
Looking after yourself Weirdly, this is a leadership course, but it contains short and easily accessible breathing, grounding, and relaxation techniques.
PDF for quick access
Sexual Violence Support:
England and Wales
Click here for information and support..
The Survivor’s Trust
A National umbrella service that can refer survivors to local specialist services.
For women and children. Against domestic and sexual abuse.
These websites might be silly, but sometimes a little distraction can help!
All kinds of livestreams, with plenty of cute animals and soothing landscapes.
Take a trip through the universe!
A Soft Murmur
Calming ambient sounds.
Great time wasters
Build A Galaxy
A visually satisfying art site that requires minimal effort on your part.
A wholesome little game where you basically create your own A Capella group/song. The graphics are cute and it’s just fun.
A subreddit of the strangest, most oddly satisfying things ever.
Takes you to a random website, often with little to no purpose.
This game drops you at a random place on earth, and using only street view, your task is to figure out where you land
- The Good News Network does what it says on the tin, check out the positive stuff happening in the world.
- TED has a whoooole category of talks devoted to happiness, see them here
…and here’s a list of TED talks related to skating, for good measure.
- We’re not sure who this guy is, but try his tips to cheer yourself up in less than a minute.
And don’t forget….
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If you’ve been affected by anything you’ve read on our site and would like to get in touch for advice, to tell your story, or simply a chat – we’d love to hear from you.