Taking Control


taking control workshop.

The SHINE ‘Taking Control’ Workshop is about learning practical ways to face life’s challenges. You’ll work on maintaining and taking control of your physical and mental well-being.

The Aims of the Taking Control Workshop are:

  • To build resilience in the face of life’s challenges and setbacks
  • To enhance coping skills, especially pre-existing ones
  • To build and support self esteem and confidence

After participating, people will:

  • Be aware of positive factors in their lives
  • List positive skills and knowledge they bring forward with them
  • Recognise the physical, mental and emotional effect of stressors
  • Have action plans to safeguard against these stressors
  • Be aware of opportunities and avenues open to them
  • Know professional supports available to them
  • Have set goals and have created an action plan around these

The workshop is divided into 4 modules:
Module 1.        Self Esteem and Positivity
Module 2.        My Coping Skills
Module 3.        Changing the Weather in my Head: Signposting my Supports and Paths to my New Life
Module 4.        Being Resilient: Taking Control

For more information please check out the SHINE website by clicking here.