Stepping stones

Ref: C3742619

This 4 module course is designed to help you feel more confident, and to learn how to deal with stress and worries in a positive way. Session 1: Recognise Your Potential: We will discuss the skills we have, and then learn how to be more confident about ourselves Session 2: Stress Buster: We will explore what stress is, how it is bad - and good - for us, and how we can manage it. Session 3: Relaxation: We will talk about relaxation, why it's important, and then learn some easy to use techniques Session 4: Mindfulness: Mindfulness is a useful tool for the day to day stresses of life. We will learn how to use it, along with some easy to use techniques. This is a friendly, interactive, course which will help you to feel better about yourself, give you tools and techniques for dealing with stress and worries, and prepare you for moving forwards onto further courses or volunteering.

Course aim

This course is designed to help you feel more confident, and to learn how to deal with stress and worries in a positive way

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Deal with stress and worries in a positive way
  • Understand how to use relaxation techniques when I am feeling anxious
  • Use mindfulness to help with day to day stresses and worries
  • Understand stress, when it is good and when it is bad, and use techniques to feel less stressed

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Stepping stones

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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