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Merry Christmas and season’s greetings to all. whether you’re jingling bells or hitting the snooze button,  there’s no denying that December the 25th can be tough for many of us for all sorts of reasons. That is why we’ve kept our newsletter going out today so, even if you’re curled up in a cozy corner trying to escape the day, you can keep up with at least one thing in your routine (and maybe discover some tips for surviving the awkward post-Christmas limbo). There’s information on things to look forward to for the week between Christmas and New Year, some ideas for January, and even an awesome article on keeping your mental health in check during the whole festive season.

We’ll see you back here on 8th January.

This week’s highlights (all FREE and online):

  • Inclusion Barnet festive opening hours 2023/2024

  • Creative Writing for Adults – Workshops at South Friern Library

  • Music to remember – online recital

  • Things to do in London between Christmas and New Year

  • Harmony for the holidays: a virtual mental wellness gathering

  • 101 free things to do in London

  • Online event: morning meditation


  • Why we should all be taking cold showers

  • The Take: Is loneliness the next global health threat?


  • Six helpful tips for anyone who’s feeling super lonely right now

  • How to cope if your anxiety is making menopause feel so much worse

  • Nurturing your mental health this festive season

  • Why Christmas carols are good for your health

Plus regular events, support groups and activities!

Our weekly mental health newsletter is peer written by our Communications Assistant, Ed Peston. Ed draws from his own lived experience of mental health to curate a wide range of FREE supportive information, events and activities in the borough and on-line. Remember to sign up to get it straight to your email inbox next time.

Download: Barnet Voice For Mental Health newsletter 25th December 2023

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