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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: We now have a new registration process for our courses, groups, and workshops. If you are interested in attending anything listed below, please contact us to begin the process, on telephone: 01924 211114, or email: info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk 
Our services are open to women age 16+ who live within the Wakefield district only.

 

COURSES:

Managing Anxiety

FREE 6 week course Every Wednesday starting 31st October 1pm – 2:30pm

Defining and increasing personal awareness of anxiety, and learning management techniques. You will gain understanding of, and practice different techniques for relaxation, and you will consider the impact of negative thinking.

If you would like to attend this course, please contact us to begin our new registration process on telephone: 01924 211114 or email: info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk

This course is open to women aged 16+ who live within the Wakefield district

WORKSHOPS:

Understanding Loss 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 6th December, 10:30am – 12pm 

The session focuses on helping you to understand your feelings, how your life may have been affected by loss and considering helpful strategies.

OPEN HOUSE WORKSHOPS & ACTIVITIES:

An ongoing programme of workshops & activities. Please opt in to any and all that might be of interest to you.

Massage Taster
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 1st November, 10:30am – 12pm 

Have a relaxing hand and arm, or neck and shoulder massage. If you have any questions about complementary Therapies, our CT therapist will do her best to answer them.

Winter Wellbeing 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 8th November, 10:30am – 11:30am 

Learn how to beat the bugs and boost your immune system with natural remedies, and the contents of your kitchen.

Pompom Making 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 15th November, 10:30am – 12pm 

Individual pompoms will be combined together to make a larger artwork project.

Holiday Card Making 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 22nd November, 10:30am – 12pm 

We’ll be getting the glue and embellishments out this week to make a card for the holidays.

Festive Ornament Making 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 29th November, 10:30am – 12pm 

Create something for yourself, as a gift for someone else.

To begin the registration process, please contact us on telephone: 01924 211114 or email: info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk
GATEWAY TO WELLBEING WORKSHOPS:

10 individual workshop sessions. Please opt in to any and all that might be of interest to you.

Mindfulness, gaining perspective
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 11th September, 6pm – 7:45pm 

What on earth is mindfulness? How being more aware of the present moment can help us manage the past and the future. We will use some mindful techniques to explore this idea further.

Food, Health, Exercise & Wellbeing
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 18th September, 6pm – 7:45pm 

We will be looking at how food can affect us and what is meant by healthy food, exercise and why it can help us. Exploring and sharing ideas for feeling good in ourselves.

Negative thinking & reframing – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 25th September, 6pm – 7:45pm 

Looking at common negative thinking patterns, what happens when we repeatedly use negative thinking – impact on emotions and behaviour. Challenging negative thinking and developing more realistic approaches.

Communication styles & strategies
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 2nd October, 6pm – 7:45pm 

Do you have trouble saying no? Do you feel people take advantage of you? And do you have trouble controlling your temper? We will explore different aggressive, passive, and assertive ways of communicating, and practice saying no.

Understanding depression & low mood – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 9th October, 6pm – 7:45pm 

What do we mean by depression and is it the same as feeling low? What causes depression? We will explore emotional needs and share some ideas for tackling depression and low mood.

Confidence building & self esteem – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 16th October, 6pm – 7:45pm 

What does confidence and self esteem mean for us? What gets in the way of feeling confident? We will be sharing ideas for building feelings of confidence and self-worth.

Creative ways of dealing with stress
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 23rd October, 6pm – 7:45pm 

Using different ways of exploring and expressing our feelings. We will be trying out two techniques – one using creative visualisation, and the other using a selection of pictures. Not artistic ability required!

Anxiety coping strategies and tools – THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 30th October, 6pm – 7:45pm 

We will be looking at what we mean by anxiety. What happens to us when we get anxious & why? We will practice some strategies to manage & reduce anxiety.

Beat the bugs
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 6th November, 6pm – 7:45pm 

A guide to boosting your immune system and wellbeing using essential oils, natural remedies, and the contents of your own kitchen.

Mindfulness, gaining perspective (repeat of workshop 1)
FREE. One-off session
Tuesday 13th November, 6pm – 7:45pm 

What on earth is mindfulness? How being more aware of the present moment can help us manage the past and the future. We will use some mindful techniques to explore this idea further.

To begin the registration process, please contact us on telephone: 01924 211114 or email: info@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk

 

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