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Finding a Healthy Balance: Managing Stress, and Building Healthy Habits

Upcoming Dates:

Date and Time Location Price
(90 Minutes) Workplace Dates Online £325 + VAT (up to 20 participants)
(90 Minutes) Workplace Dates Face to Face at your premises £400 + VAT (up to 20 participants)

Discounts available for charities and for Manchester Mind Charity Partners – please contact us for your discount code.


This 90 minute session gives staff and volunteers an introduction to wellbeing and provides some basic strategies for achieving balance and managing stress in their own lives. It combines experiential learning with discussion and interactive practical exercises.

The training is supported by a handout which includes practical examples of relaxation and meditation exercises for use at work and home as well as an outline of the five ways to wellbeing.

Who is it for

This course is suitable for all staff. You do not need any previous training in mental health or wellbeing to attend.

Learning Aims
  • To get a broad understanding (function and purpose, impacts) of autonomic nervous system (parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems) and an awareness of the impact of stress and anxiety on our mental and physical health.
  • To be able to use the five ways to wellbeing as a framework for developing a personal wellbeing strategy.
Course Content
  • Experience a variety of techniques to calm the nervous system
  • Learn about five ways to wellbeing and understand how they can help build resilience
  • Applying five ways to wellbeing in current life
  • Reflect and connect with others
  • Set a self-care menu
Learning Outcome

You will leave with a toolkit of strategies and techniques to help with anxiety, and an idea of small actions you can take in daily life to increase wellbeing and resilience.

Open, friendly atmosphere. Tutor was very knowledgeable. Session was perfectly paced for a ‘bitesize’ session – still had plenty of interaction and opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues.

We’re a local, independent charity and we’re here to support you.

Any profit we make from training is invested back into our charity to enable us to continue to provide and develop our services for young people and adults at a time when they are more needed than ever. Find out more about the work we do here.

For a range of free wellbeing resources, check out our Self-Care Hub.

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