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Wednesday Wellbeing

This half term, there are lots of activities to enjoy in and around Bracknell Forest, to help you celebrate the Jubilee, and spend time with friends and family. Whether you are enjoying afternoon tea with friends, a street party, or visiting an organised event, remember to take some quiet time.

And it's perfectly OK to do something small and low-key, just for yourself.

Top tips to survive half-term week! We understand the platinum jubilee celebrations are not for everyone and some of you maybe missing spending time with us at the recovery college.

Remember these top tips Breathe - practicing breathing techniques is a useful way to a calmer state. Go for a walk - getting outside and amongst nature is a powerful mind refresh. Write down "3 good things" that have happened each day and read them back.

As today is the 1st day of June, we thought you might like to start the Joyful June calendar from Action for Happiness.

We will all be following this at the recovery college and would love to see photos and updates of your "Joyful June's". Add or share them on our social media sites and spread the joy!

Meet one of our fabulous facilitators! Duncan Mackenzie

Duncan is our resident facilitator for confidence-building and relationship management. He has a background in Human resources, management and coaching.

Duncan has facilitated many leadership, performance management, change management and team-building courses for various organisations, both in the UK and worldwide.

At Stepping Stones Recovery College Duncan facilitates the Building Confidence and Managing Relationships workshop. This three-part course is designed to increase self-awareness and identify personal strengths and areas for development.

His next course starts on 7th June, there are just a couple of spaces available*so book now to secure your place. (*at the time of this edition being sent)

Course update!

Due to its popularity (and growing waiting list) we are holding another

Foundations of Recovery course this term.

The dates are:

Monday 18th July (session 1), Tuesday 19th July (session 2) Wednesday 20th July (session 3), Thursday 21st July (session 4) and Friday 22nd July (sessions 5 & 6)

The Monday to Thursday sessions will be held between 2pm and 4.30pm. Friday will be a morning session from 10.30am to 1pm and an afternoon session from 2pm to 4.30pm.

If you are interested in joining this course please let us know as soon as possible. Please remember you will need to attend ALL six workshops.

What students are saying about the

Foundations of recovery course

"I did not realise how important this course

would be to my recovery journey" "Excellent, enjoyable, interesting and fun" "Very insightful. I learnt something new each

week" "It has helped a lot... provides something positive and constructive to focus on"


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