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A Mental Health Foundation survey found that almost three quarters of UK adults have felt overwhelmed or unable to cope due to stress. Clinical psychologist Sam Akbar (Stressilient) draws on her professional expertise to share tips on feeling calmer, less stressed, and more resilient to life’s challenges. From understanding how your brain works, managing your emotions and challenging your thought processes, to opening up your perspective and having more self-compassion, Sam shares her easy-to-use toolkit to help you get from surviving to thriving. Chaired by Kathy Sykes.


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Venue

Cheltenham Ladies' College, Parabola Arts Centre

Parabola Arts Centre is located in a Grade II listed building in the glamorous Montpellier district of Cheltenham. The centre was built as a facility for students of Cheltenham Ladies’ College and to be used as a public arts centre by the local community.

The original, listed Bayshill House was transformed into a gallery, bar and foyer area. The villa also houses all the rehearsal spaces, offices, video editing suite, dance studio and library. This means that the regular activity of the building takes place in the light, beautifully restored listed building.

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