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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.

WORKSHOPS:

OPEN HOUSE WORKSHOPS & ACTIVITIES:

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

Pompom making 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 27th September, 10:30am – 12pm 

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

Confidence Building 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 4th October, 10:30am – 11:30am 

Providing tools and strategies to boost your confidence levels.

Sleep 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 11th October, 10:30am – 12pm 

Explore why we sleep, what happens when we don’t, and how natural remedies and self-help strategies can make it easier to get a good night’s sleep.

Seasonal Crafts 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 18th October, 10:30am – 12pm 

Come and make a spooky decoration for your house or visitors. Orange and black materials will be provided.

Anger Management 
FREE. One-off session
Thursday 25th September, 10:30am – 11:30am 

Where our angry feelings and behaviour may have come from. How our anger affects us and why it keeps happening. What kinds of strategies can be helpful.

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
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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