Tel: 0191 454 6959

Email: info@whist.org.uk

Personal Development and Wellbeing Courses

Take part in a number of friendly and informal personal development courses to boost your confidence, self-esteem and take control of your own circumstances. Courses take place two hours per week over ten to twelve weeks. Courses are completed by women of all ages and abilities, including women who may not have taken part in a course before. Some courses also lead to a nationally recognised accredited qualification.

Personal Development CoursesPD&W Course 1

Assertiveness

Improve your confidence and get your point over in a more effective manner.

Anxiety, Stress and Low Mood

Gain a greater understanding of what causes anxiety, stress and low moods, how it feels and how you can cope with life’s difficulties.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is paying attention, in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. Learn more about this particular meditation technique that can assist us to accept ourselves as we are.

Volunteer Skills

Volunteering can be very rewarding. This course covers a variety of areas that are useful when volunteering and also when looking for routes to employment as it looks at communication skills, assertiveness, mental health, equal opportunities and gender awareness.

Wellbeing CoursesPD&W 2

Art and Wellbeing

Experiment and express yourself without using words, whilst exploring your creative side and having fun.

Exercise

Food – Cooking on a Budget

Learn how to live a healthier lifestyle, understand food labelling, fats, salts and sugars, how to cook on a low budget or simply learn how certain foods can affect how we feel.

Drama

For novices and women with a desire to give this a try. The drama group work on developing scripts as well as performing amongst the group.

Singing for Health

Helps to develop confidence and breathing techniques, appropriate for women with asthma, women report it to be very uplifting.

For further information or if you would like to become a member to refer to one of our personal development, wellbeing  please contact us on 0191 454 6959 or email info@whist.org.uk