Youth Connect 5 is a 5-week online course for parents/carers of children and young people which aims to improve understanding of mental well-being. We look at how our behaviour is linked to how we feel and how to build resilience and communication within the family. Starts Monday 25 January 2021 then runs each Monday for … Continue reading Youth Connect 5 Online Course (January 2021) for Dads, Grandads & Male Carers
Our Chief Executive, Janine Hyland, has been chatting to Sandgrounder Radio for their mental health and wellbeing podcast. If the player doesn’t load, take a listen on their website here.
We finished our current course with a wonderful chocolate workshop led by one of our learners. All of us with our devices in our kitchens, melting our chocolate, being creative, connecting, noticing all the changes that have taken place over the past 6 weeks and leaving with a warm glow (and a real sugar rush!!). … Continue reading Mindful Futures – Christmas Chocolate Workshop
For this week’s Mindful Futures we were learning to stop ourselves and really notice the things around us. http://www.parenting2000.org.uk/mindfulfutures
In Mindful Futures, we not only work towards our dreams, we learn how to catch them too! To find up more and to book on to the next group, please visit http://www.parenting2000.org.uk/mindfulfutures
Today, in week 3 of Mindful Futures we explored the negative thoughts we all have that hold us back and strategies to block them out and keep going. If you would like to get back to work but feel that you have a lot to overcome - a bit like Sisyphus - then please get … Continue reading Do you ever feel like Sisyphus?
“Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is.” Such words of wisdom from Mark Twain and in week 2 of Mindful Futures that’s exactly what our learners have been doing, taking risks, trying new things just to see their own potential. Turns out that they all have skills they had underestimated!!! … Continue reading Why not go out on a limb…
Our newest Mindful Futures recruits joined us on Wednesday with one learner saying it was the first time she had been able to experience mindfulness without feeling anxious - what a great start to the course. If you fancy learning with us, please call Claudia on 01704 380047 or email firstname.lastname@example.org as there’s still time … Continue reading Mindful Futures – Group 2
From Thursday 5 November 2020, the Government announced additional national restrictions. This has meant we have had to make some re-adjustments to the way we deliver our services. BuildingsWe are not permitting drop in visitors into our buildings. Please contact us by email or call us. Room BookingsWe can consider room hire booking enquiries for … Continue reading Latest Covid-19 restriction arrangements
For our final week we had guest speakers from Groundworks, The Women’s Org, Sefton@Work and Sefton CVS to help our learners consider their next steps. We finished off with one of our learners leading a workshop on how to arrange flowers. We’re sad to see to see our learners go but are inspired by hearing … Continue reading Mindful Futures Week 6