Understanding Stress workshop

Announcing a new 2 hour workshop about stress and how to combat it in daily life. Understanding Stress is for anyone who finds themselves overwhelmed with stress, has an interest in how we behave and why we respond to situations in a certain way, and who would like tools to help manage stress.  

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Pippa’s Yoga raises £550

Every year Pippa’s Yoga likes to give something back to the local community as a way of saying thank you for all the support they’ve received. For 2018 Pippa’s charity choice was West Kent Mind. We’re very grateful for the marvelous £550 raised in a December Yoga session. Pippa said: “I’ve struggled with anxiety and depression since my teens. 2018 has been a particularly challenging year and I’ve been extremely lucky to have been able to access the support I’ve needed through mental health charities such as Mind....

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Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

Mindfulness and Mindful Meditation has been a fast growing and popular method of helping people to manage stress, anxiety, anger and other overwhelming feelings.  By understanding that we do not have control over past events, nor can we control what happens in the future, we can start to engage more with the present moment.  We always have a choice how to respond to situations in the here and now. We will be running both taster workshops and longer 6 weeks courses in 2019/2020. Taster Workshops Our Mindfulness & Meditation Taster workshop...

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A whole school approach to mental health

West Kent Mind and St Michael’s Preparatory School (Otford) lead the way with a whole school approach to mental health awareness. Join us in congratulating the first group of parents to become certified Youth Mental Health Champions. We look forward to training a further 4 groups over the coming academic year. Through our MH4 Schools programme we are working tirelessly to equip both teachers and parents with the knowledge and skills to help our young people cope with the increasing pressure and stress of everyday life. We hope that early...

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