Virtual Recovery College Prospectus January to March 2022

The Recovery & Wellbeing college offers educational courses to support mental, physical and emotional wellbeing in shared learning environments in the community. Enrol now on free health and wellbeing online workshops knowledge, skills, strengths and supporting each other

Publication date:
08 December 2021
Date range:
January 2022 - March 2022

Timetable - Health and wellbeing

Six Ways to Wellbeing

This three-week course will explore the mental, physical, emotional and social aspects of our daily wellbeing to help investigate new ways to help us live a more balanced life. We will reflect on and investigate individual self-management skills and learn new strategies to keep us well.
Learning Objectives

  • Explore the concept and gain an understanding of the term Wellbeing
  • Identify the six ways to wellbeing and reflect on our individual wellbeing balance
  • Learn and investigate how the six elements help our own wellbeing.
Six ways to wellbeing
Day Start date Time
Wednesday 12 January 2022 11-12am

Learning to Relax

Relaxation and sleep are important to proper daily functioning, but why do we often find it so hard to achieve? In this three-week course we will discuss different relaxation techniques - including meditation, breathing exercises, mindfulness and using the senses - as well as look at the barriers and benefits of being relaxed and sleeping well.
Learning Objectives

  • Discover how to find the relaxation technique that suits you
  • Learn how relaxation can affect the body and mind
  • Practice relaxation techniques each week
Learning to relax
Day Start date Time
Wednesday 12 January 2022 1-2pm

Mindful living

On this three-week course discover simple ways to weave mindfulness into your daily life. Learn how to become more present in everyday activities, such as eating a meal or taking a walk to the shops. Cultivate kindness towards yourself as you learn how to recognise when you are being mindful. Explore everyday environments with sensory awareness and experiment with mindful exercises that can support your mental health & wellbeing.
Learning Objectives

  • Discover what mindfulness is and isn’t
  • Explore everyday surroundings through mindful, sensory exercises
  • Develop a simple, daily mindfulness practice that fits around you.
Mindful living
Day Start date Time
Tuesday 8 February 2022 11-12am