May


26

Garden Bug Hunt

Take advantage of the great weather this half term and go for a garden bug hunt! The wildlife in our very own gardens is very busy this time of year, and there’s so much to see if you get close enough! What will you need? Bug boxes or clear containers are really useful for holding…

May


21

5 ways to take care of your Mental Health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 so we’ve spoken to some of the YMCA DG team to come up with 5 ways you can take care of your own mental health. Mindfulness Mindfulness is a way of being present or ‘in the moment’, using techniques like meditation. This technique helps us to become more aware…

May


11

How to budget in 5 easy steps

How to budget in 5 easy steps Do you always feel like your money disappears? Do you get to the end of the month and think where did all my money go? This often happens to some of us if we’re not careful. If you’re feeling like this, it might be worth sitting down and…

May


11

Bake! A Cake in a Mug!

  Watch the video:   Fancy a sweet treat that takes minutes to make? Take a look at Lead Youth Worker, May’s delicious ‘Cake in a Mug’ recipe! Serves: 1 Ingredients: 4 tablespoons self-raising flour 4 tablespoons caster sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa powder or hot chocolate powder 1 egg 3 tablespoons of milk 2 tablespoons…

Apr


15

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 or coronavirus is an illness that can affect the lungs and airways. COVID-19 has symptoms similar to the flu. In almost all cases people will not die from having coronavirus.

Apr


15

How to work well from home

Hundreds of thousands of people have set up their work offices in their lounge/ bedroom/ kitchen table for the first time due to the coronavirus outbreak. Here are some top tips to stay efficient and keep your spirits up.

Apr


15

Coping with panic attacks

Do you suffer from panic attacks? You can stop panic attacks in their tracks using the AWARE technique. ‘AWARE’ is an acronym used for the process of stopping panic attacks.