Welcome to Bristol Wellbeing College
Put your mental health first.
Open to anyone in Bristol aged 18+ who wants to improve their mental wellbeing.
Our free wellbeing workshops and courses take place in community venues and online.
For a list of our workshops and courses, download a copy of our latest printable prospectus.
Workshops and courses
We have a colour-coded system so you can see which workshops and courses are most appropriate for your recovery journey. If you’re unsure, we recommend you start with green workshops.
All our workshops, courses and activities can be found below. Please click on the workshop title for more details.
Loneliness is an epidemic of our times. This workshop explores how we can better cope and live with isolation by reconnecting foremost with ourselves. 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 workshop involves discussion-based and interactive activities to help us reflect on what we currently do and helpful things we might do to reduce a sense of loneliness.
The wellbeing and safety of our staff, volunteers and learners are paramount. Immediately before you attend, please ensure you have no Covid-19 symptoms. Also, please take time to read our guidelines for attending at this time. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0117 914 5498.
Location: The Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY Date: 30 August 2022 Time: 10:30 to 12:30
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Green Workshops: Lighter workshops offering an introduction into various ways to improve wellbeing. They are accessible to anyone, encouraging self-expression and self-care. Workshops involve techniques, activities, and ways to connect with our senses, to develop a wellbeing toolkit.
Blue Workshops: More detailed workshops that focus on making positive changes to habits, behaviours and lifestyle. The workshops support you to maintain positive change or take steps towards making a change. These more structured workshops aim to provide you with helpful tools and strategies.
Pink Courses: In-depth and encouraging self-reflection, long-term planning and progression. Our courses provide an opportunity to share experiences and support each other. Courses require commitment to attend all sessions and a willingness to complete homework.
News, resources and things to know
One of our learners, Ruth, has written a very helpful resource, writing for wellbeing. It contains simple writing exercises that may help you process your thoughts and feelings.
Our learners are also welcome to join our community Facebook group.
Some learners attended our creative writing course, Poem Brut. We are exhibiting their art, Poetry Without Words, online. You can also read blogs from our learners and tutors.