Beat the Winter Blues - Taster

  • Day:Thursday
  • Time:10:00 - 13:00
  • Duration:1 session
  • Start:18/01/2024

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Course overview

During this workshop, we will consider what happens during winter that can make us feel low, exhausted and generally fed up, and the simple changes we can make to improve this.

We will explore our emotional responses to situations and how these affect our confidence, resilience, stress levels and wellbeing. We will identify and understand negative thinking, what might cause us to think this way and consider an alternative viewpoint of what winter has to offer.

You will learn how to start to train your brain to recognise different perspectives and control your reactions when facing the winter blues, or challenges in general, so you think and feel more positively. We will explore tools, techniques and tips to help manage negative or unhelpful thoughts, and learn to recognise and appreciate small wins.

Course assessment

There are no formal assessments for this course. The tutor will give regular feedback to help you improve.

Course progression

At the end of this workshop, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Starter Level workshop or course.

Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone! 

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

This workshop is suitable if you have no experience in this subject, and want to discover if it’s for you.

Zoom access is needed.

Fee information:

If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.

If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.

Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).

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