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Using Values, Mindfulness and Self Compassion to build a healthier, happier you.
This is an 8 Week Programme underpinned by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or ACT.
We mostly know HOW to improve wellbeing but it can be so difficult to start or sustain changes that would make a difference to our lives. This workshop will:
● Provide the tools to manage what gets in the way of looking after you.
● Trains you to harness your values as a motivator and to access your ‘Kind Companion’ to be your coach.
● Practical skills -
● When we approach life in this way we are more able to handle stress, boost our mood and feel more confident.
This is a small steps approach, about integrating healthy practices into your day to day life, chosen from a Wellbeing Menu (From original idea by Professor Kelly Wilson Co-
The Wellbeing Menu
Eat real food
Move your body
Give yourself sleep and rest opportunities
Minimise exposure to toxins (physical and social)
Engage in Meaningful Activity
Cultivate your Social Network
Cultivate Self Compassion
I am passionate about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, having seen the real difference it can make to people’s lives and have over 3 years experience of devising and Facilitating an ACT Group Programme within the NHS.
When and Where?
St Peters Baptist Church, St Peters Worcester WR5 3TZ
The Beacon Clinic, Malvern WR14 2TA
Cost £165.00 for 8 Sessions (Introductory cost usual £185)
Secure your place with a £50.00 deposit, balance to be paid 2 weeks before the course commences.
Email or phone to find out more and secure your place
07752 199 258 firstname.lastname@example.org
I will send you an online Payment link (Paypal invoice)
(Full refund if you are unable to attend up to 24hrs before start)
More about the 8 Week Programme
Most of us know the changes we want to make to be our healthier selves but we often struggle to do things differently.
Over the 8 weeks, this workshop will enable you to understand why this is the case. We start with an informed and yet compassionate understanding of how our modern world environment works against us. Learn about the basic needs of the ‘cooperative primate’ and find ways to build patterns of practice that you can integrate into your daily life that will meet your ‘monkey needs’!
This workshop is designed to problem solve our finite resources of time, finance, energy…. these are things that we need to build changes around. The emphasis is on identifying and integrating small workable actions that can build into patterns and hopefully habits. This approach sees ‘failure’ as part of the learning process, providing opportunities to notice what happened and get ready with awareness for next time.
Personalise your steps for change with your ‘Wellbeing Matrix’ -
We use Metaphor to see things more clearly and promote change. Consider your ‘Wellbeing Garden’, which bits are being neglected, what are the ‘birds’ that swoop down and stop new growth?!
The workshops are practical and each session involves mindfulness based exercises so you can notice your ‘chattering mind’ and become more open to feelings or sensations that might want to take you off track from you pathway to wellbeing.
We draw on the brain science of Compassion and learn how taking the perspective of the Kindly Companion means we can more effectively coach ourselves through the tricky times and celebrate!
The Wellbeing Menu enables you personalise the group experience as you choose where to focus your attention but also promotes a holistic approach to wellbeing -
Commit to weekly tasks to build patterns of change and log to share with group members. Every session includes a ‘Pattern Builder’ -
Summary of the 8 Sessions
Introductions, The Wellbeing Menu, The modern world habitat, The survival brain, Identifying your ‘fix it’ strategies
Devise your own Wellbeing Matrix -
Introducing Mindfulness skills -
Respond more flexibly to thoughts and feelings that send you off track -
The brain science of Compassion -
What Matters -
From Values to action -
My Wellbeing Plan
Building resilience and going forwards
All sessions include Pattern Builders -