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Tue 23 Mar 2021
13:00 - 14:00

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Living Well with Long Term Health Conditions 4
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Tue 23 Mar 2021

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Workshop 4: Behaviour

Delivered by Kathrin Hicks from the University Counselling Centre

The most common behavioural consequences of long term health conditions are avoidance and doing too much. These often go together in a “boom or bust” cycle. We will look at what this means in the context of living a life in line with our values and how we can work towards achieving a balance of rest and activity, and of different types of activity.

Concepts to be covered include:

  • How the boom/bust cycle operates and its long term consequences
  • The idea of behavioural activation: the positive impact of gradually increasing activity on mood
  • The idea of activity scheduling, with a particular emphasis on balancing activities we “have” to get done and activities that bring us pleasure, meaning and social connection
  • The concept of our core values and how we can use this to influence the way we plan our activities

There will also be time to pull the ideas from all 4 sessions together, considering them within the original conceptual framework.

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Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 23 Mar   13:00 - 14:00 13:00 - 14:00
Format

Zoom Video Conferencing


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