In stressful times it’s important to find different tools that can support you to manage your own wellbeing. There is an increasing body of evidence which shows the link between writing as a therapeutic practice and enhanced wellbeing. This course is intended to give you an overview of different methods and formats you can use to develop a journaling practice that works for you. You can work through it at your own pace or in small groups where you may wish to do this with colleagues.
This online course covers the different ways to journal, including with paper and pen or online methods and techniques which may be creative and expressive or fact based documentation. It also includes the benefits of savouring positive emotions through reminding, reinforcing and recording events. There will be exercises you can try for yourself and wellbeing tools. This course includes the five ways of wellbeing, which has a scientific basis and is endorsed by the NHS, it also includes the PERMA model from positive psychology and happiness habits both containing the elements which have been scientifically proven to boost levels of happiness.
Resilience is something you do, not what you have and therefore is a skill you can develop within yourself. This is a time where a great deal of resilience is needed and this online course can help you gain skills, knowledge and the ability to deal with challenges in more resilient ways. This course will introduce you to resilience skills, insights, strategies and practices.Based on Chris Johnstone's book Seven Ways to Build Resilience, this companion online course describes seven essential skills that help your resilience grow. With about two hours of video divided into short, easy to watch episodes, the course introduces insights and strategies that strengthen your ability to deal with difficult times. This online course includes storyboarding, emotional first aid, thinking flexibly, overload management, problem solving, strengthening support, stickability, overview and next steps.
Please note this is an online course which you can work through at your own time and pace. Once your place has been confirmed you will receive an email with the details attached of how to register.