Single Session Workshops

Wellbeing College

If you are interested in attending any of the workshops below please enrol here.  Please note that we can't accept 'walk-ins' due to pre-arranged group numbers. If you turn up on the day and your name isn't on the workshop register you may be asked to attend on another mutually agreed date.

 

Introduction To Assertive Communication

This workshop helps us think about why we may become unassertive, thinks about strategies for becoming more assertive and is designed to help us make the changes we want. Suitable for sufferers of depression.

Dates

Venues

Times

Mon 14 Jan

The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ

1:30pm - 4pm

Tues 22 Jan

New Street Centre, 1 New Street, St. Judes, BS2 9DX

10:30am - 1pm

Thurs 7 Feb        

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY        

1:30pm - 4pm

 

Building Resilience 'Bouncing Back'

When life gets challenging what do we do to cope and carry on? Within this session we discover how we might approach a difficult situation, what behaviours / actions might hold us back and what approaches move us forward.

Dates

Venues

Times

Tues 11 Dec     

Workshop Full

 

Tues 8 Jan

New Street Centre, 1 New Street, St. Judes, BS2 9DX

10:30am - 1pm

Mon 28 Jan

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster, BS3 4EA   

1:30pm - 4pm

Fri 8 Feb

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

10:30am - 1pm

Mon 18 Feb     

The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ                

1:30pm - 4pm

 

Combatting Isolation

Loneliness is an epidemic of our times. This workshop explores how we can reconnect with ourselves, our lives and others. By taking inspiration and ideas from a range of individuals, cultures and professions – from the Dalai Lama to the latest research in Western psychology – this session involves discussion-based and interactive activities to help us combat our sense of isolation and feel more at home with ourselves.

Dates

Venues

Times

Tues 4 Dec

Workshop Full

 

Fri 14 Dec

Workshop Full

 

Mon 17 Dec      

St. Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, BS2 9TJ     

6pm - 8pm

 

Confidence Building

This workshop looks at what confidence is, what we think characterises confidence and how we can improve our own.  The session also looks at our comfort zones and the relationship this has with confidence.

Dates

Venues

Times

Wed 23 Jan

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

1:30pm - 4pm

Mon 11 Feb

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster, BS3 4EA

1:30pm - 4pm

Thurs 21 Feb

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead BS10 5PY      

1:30pm - 4pm

Tues 26 Feb          

New Street Centre, 1 New Street, St. Judes, BS2 9DX                 

10:30am - 1pm

 

Introduction To Mindfulness

This workshop introduces the concepts of mindfulness and helps you to learn guiding principles and basic practices

Date

Venue

Time

Mon 17 Dec

The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ      

2pm - 4:30pm

Fri 21 Dec          

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG                  

10:30am - 1pm      

Thurs 10 Jan

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY      

1:30pm - 4pm

Tues 15 Jan

New Street Centre, 1 New Street, St. Judes, BS2 9DX

10:30am - 1pm

Wed 27 Feb          

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS10 5PY                              

1:30pm - 4pm

 

Planning Ahead (How To Set Goals)

This workshop gives us time and space to consider our dreams and aspirations, to recognise what we want in life rather than what we don’t want. Using simple goal setting tools we will look at helping develop our own vision, along with ways of working towards and realising our dreams.

Date

Venue

Time

Wed 9 Jan

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

1:30pm - 4pm

Thurs 17 Jan

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY      

1:30pm - 4pm

Mon 4 Feb         

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster, BS3 4EA                 

1:30pm - 4pm

 

Sleep & Self Care

Can't sleep? Not sleeping soundly? This reassuring workshop offers solid advice on the different sleep disorders and what you can do to get a good night's rest. From narcolepsy to night terrors, we will teach ways of managing different sleep problems and what the most common treatments are in order to improve your sleep habits/enhance your quality of sleep.  There will also be some useful information around preventing and managing stress and anxiety during those sleepless nights and sleeping well if you work the night shifts.

Date

Venue

Time

Mon 14 Jan

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster, BS3 4EA

1:30pm - 4pm

Thurs 24 Jan

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY       

1:30pm - 4pm

Fri 1 Feb

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

10:30am - 1pm

Mon 11 Feb        

The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ                       

1:30pm - 4pm

 

Understanding Yourself

Within this session we will take sometime to get to know ourselves a little bit better, identifying our strengths and qualities, recognising what is important to us and how we can better nurture ourselves.  

Dates

Venues

Times

Thurs 6 Dec     

RNIB, Stillhouse Lane, Bedminster, BS3 4EB     

2pm - 4:30pm        

Mon 21 Jan

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster, BS3 EA

1:30pm - 4pm

Wed 30 Jan

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

1:30pm - 4pm

Thurs 14 Feb

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY         

1:30pm - 4pm

Mon 25 Feb        

The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ                     

1:30pm - 4pm

 

Ways To Wellbeing

Improve wellbeing and mental health with 5 simple, practical, tools that can easily be incorporated into daily life and provide benefits to all. 

Dates

Venues

Times

Thurs 13 Dec    

RNIB, Stillhouse Lane, Bedminster, BS3 4EB

2pm - 4:30pm

Tues 18 Dec

Workshop Full

 

Mon 7 Jan

The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, BS16 2QQ

1:30pm - 4pm

Thurs 31 Jan

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY         

1:30pm - 4pm

Wed 13 Feb

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

1:30pm - 4pm

Tues 19 Feb        

New Street Centre, 1 New Street, St. Judes, BS2 9DX                      

10:30am - 1pm

 

Introduction To Writing For Wellbeing

Connect with your inner author simply by sharing your own lived experience through a series of writing activities aimed to boost creative juices and increase your confidence with the pen. The aim of this workshop is to help you overcome your fear of the blank page, take your imagination for a walk, and rediscover the weird and wonderful in our everyday lives.

Dates

Venues

Times

Wed 5 Dec

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG 

2pm - 4:30pm

Thurs 20 Dec     

RNIB, Stillhouse Lane, Bedminster, BS3 4EB     

2pm - 4:30pm        

Fri 4 Jan

The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

10:30am - 1pm

Mon 18 Feb

Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster, BS3 4EA

1:30pm - 4pm

Thurs 28 Feb

The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY     

1:30pm - 4pm

 

If you are interested in attending any of the workshops above please enrol here. Please note that we can't accept 'walk-ins' due to pre-arranged group numbers. If you turn up on the day and your name isn't on the workshop register you may be asked to attend on another mutually agreed date.

For more information call us on 0117 914 5498  or email bristol.wellbeing.college@second-step.co.uk