Managing Low Mood

Content of the workshop

In this workshop you will first learn about low mood and possible causes to explore ways of managing and preventing low mood. You will learn to become more familiar with the workings of your mind; to notice the times when you are at risk of getting caught in habits of mind that activate downward mood spirals; and to explore ways of releasing yourself from those old habits, including identifying and challenging negative thoughts, learning self-compassion and mindfulness.

By the end of the workshop you will have:

  • Improved ability to recognise the causes and symptoms of low mood
  • Identified negative and self-defeating thought patterns
  • Learned how to think in a more balanced and realistic manner
  • Learned how to influence our beliefs about ourselves
  • Learned ways of preventing mood problems from becoming unmanageable

Benefits for students:

  • Strategies for managing low mood
  • Set the foundation for future effectiveness at university and in the workplace

When

Tuesday 19 August, 1 - 2pm at CAPS reception (Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building)