What we do Our courses Our courses 2020/2021 Below is a summary of each course. If you would like any more information then please do not hesitate to contact the Wellbeing through Learning Team by emailing [email protected] or phoning 02037 273600 Building Resilience Understand what resilience is and why we need it. Explore the relationship between emotional wellbeing and resilience. Identify practical ways to build and maintain resilience and develop a resilience action plan. Learn coping mechanisms you can use to recover from negative experiences more quickly, and enjoy positive experiences more. Building Self-esteem Improve confidence, self-belief and self-compassion. Learn practical strategies to counteract the impact of negative emotions. Explore thinking patterns and their role in building self esteem. Coronavirus and Your Wellbeing Learn how to incorporate core elements of wellbeing during these difficult circumstances. Gain awareness of how to practice self-care. Understanding ways to look after your physical health and mental health. Introduction to Wellbeing Learn the core elements to improved wellbeing and how they can be incorporated within your own life. Gain awareness of the positive impacts of self care. Understand the links between physical health and improved wellbeing. Learning to Accept Change and Uncertainty Gain an understanding of how uncertain and difficult times impact on our wellbeing and explore how to make positive changes by focusing on things that we can control. Learn ways to develop our resilience skills so that we can bounce back even during stressful times. Understanding that sometimes the greatest strength is in accepting times when we need additional help and support. Mindfulness and Relaxation Gain understanding of the positive benefits of Mindfulness and how it can be incorporated within your own life. Develop a practical understanding of Mindfulness and Relaxation and their positive contribution to physical and emotional wellbeing Learn how you can take positive action allowing you to view thoughts and situations from a different perspective. Overcoming Anxiety and Fear Explore the relationship between thoughts, behaviour and physical symptoms. Learn to challenge unhelpful thoughts and adapt your behaviour in anxiety provoking situations. Develop strategies and techniques to overcome avoidance. Understanding Anger and Other Emotions Understand what anger is, its causes and how it affects wellbeing. Learn techniques to manage anger more effectively. Explore thinking styles and the physical affects of anger. Sleeping Well Understand the importance of good quality sleep and its impact on physical and mental health. Explore how Health, Environment, Attitude and Lifestyle impact the quality of sleep. Set goals to make positive changes in these areas to improve the overall quality of sleep. Ambassadors of Lived Experience Explore how to use your lived experience to inspire hope and improved wellbeing. Understand how your lived experience can be used to improve and promote innovation in mental health services. Improve you confidence and Self- esteem and support the continuation of your recovery.