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Switching off – relaxation and sleep

This session is part of the psychosocial resources for personal wellbeing and professional competence series. This workshop aims to help participants maintain and improve energy levels by introducing to techniques to aid relaxation and a good night’s sleep.


Many of our daily routines remain disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic with ongoing isolation lockdowns; hybrid work patterns. This may have made it harder to switch off and disrupted your sleep patterns. This workshop is an opportunity to learn how to relax your mind and body and learn about healthy habits to support you in getting a better night’s sleep and maintaining and improving your energy levels. An introduction to different relaxation strategies and help to find personal natural self-calming tools. Information and myth-busting about sleep and how to support a healthy sleep pattern.

This session will be delivered online

Intended outcomes and benefits from attending:

By the end of this workshop, participants will:

  • Have considered ways to engage the body and mind.
  • Have discovered their personal preference for relaxation techniques.
  • Have considered ideas on how to switch off and sleep well.
  • Have been given the opportunity to decide upon to some personal action.

There will be an opportunity to practice some relaxation so anyone wishing to try this may find it restorative.


Nicola Neath; University of Leeds Staff Counsellor – Nicola is also an MBACP Accredited Psychotherapist.

Booking your place:

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You can also view upcoming dates of all the Psychosocial Resource suite of workshops or register your interest if there are no available dates.

For more information about this session please email