10 things to do in September

Mental Health

Taking care of yourself will allow you to give more to others. Discover the app that makes you aware of your emotions, listen to the podcast unlocking the key to confidence, and find the words that empower you most

1. Page-turners

Speedy BOSH! Over 100 Quick and Easy Plant-Based Meals in 30 Minutes

Going meat-free for just one day a week can be a great way to add more nutrients into your diet, while also protecting the planet. Following on from their best-seller How To Live Vegan, BOSH! are back with more than 100 plant-based dishes you can get on the table in 30 minutes or less.

Out 17 September, HQ, £22

2. Out and about

At The Drive In

With lockdown putting a stop to cinema visits, many of us have been missing the big screen, but an outdoor cinema could be the perfect way to get out of the house and enjoy movie magic, while sticking to social distancing. At The Drive In will be touring the UK until October, featuring classic 80s movies, roller waiters, and silent car discos, so we can all enjoy some old school entertainment.

Find out what’s on at atthedrive.in

3. Put on a show

Coping Well During Covid

Life has been far from normal over the past few months, and with uncertainty comes new challenges. This series of NHS-led webinars aims to help you cope with the impact of Covid-19, by tackling topics such as anxiety, low mood, and sleep.

Watch the webinars at thriveldn.co.uk

4. Lend us your ears

‘Calmer You Podcast’

Hypnotherapist, coach, and author Chloe Brotheridge guides us through how to quiet our inner critic, and move forward with confidence, in this weekly podcast. In each episode, Chloe talks to special guests about how we can conquer our anxieties, and be our happiest self.

Listen to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify

5. Plugged-in

Dani DiPirro

DC-based artist Dani DiPirro shares empowering and thought-provoking artwork, to remind us all that we are enough, just as we are. Follow Dani for regular self-care inspiration, and find the perfect pick-me-up to share with a friend in need.

Follow @positivelypresent on Instagram

6. Tech Tip-Offs

Reflectly: Self-Care Journal

Reflectly is a personal journal that helps you bring more kindness into your everyday life. Add moments throughout your day to become more aware of how you’re feeling, and recognise times when you need a little extra self-care. Each day you’ll get a new morning motivation to help keep you on track.

Download from the App Store and Google Play

7. Square eyes

Queer Eye

Follow the “Fab Five” as they carry out life-changing makeovers for the people who have not been able to make time for themselves. Bobby, Tan, Antoni, Karamo, and Jonathan help people make lasting changes to all aspects of their lives, and embrace every beautiful part of themselves. Don’t forget the tissues!

Available on Netflix

8. Treat yourself

Mantra Jewellery necklaces

Words have the power to change our mood, and our mindset. Mantra Jewellery allows you to find the phrases that inspire you, and carry them with you wherever you go. Hold on to your necklace for a few mindful moments throughout the day, and bring its message to mind.

Prices start at £20, view the full range at mantrajewellery.co.uk

9. The conversation

World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide can be a difficult subject to talk about, but that doesn’t mean it’s something we should avoid. World Suicide Prevention Day aims to help start conversations, raise awareness of suicide prevention, and show that recovery is possible. Talking can save lives.

10 September, get involved at rethink.org

10. Get going

Yoga With Adriene

Practising yoga can be a great alternative to a fast-paced workout, while giving you the opportunity to clear your mind. Adriene Mishler is making yoga accessible, by sharing yoga tutorials for people from all over the world, of all shapes and sizes.

Search Yoga With Adriene on youtube.com

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