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The Mental Health Foundation hosted its annual Mental Health Awareness Week last week. The theme for 2019 was ‘body image: how we think and feel about our bodies’. We have organised some workshops to help us try and conquer negative or unwanted thoughts about our bodies, including a mindfulness session to help let go of anxieties and a dog walking session to get us outside and active, while also spending time with pretty pooches!

Click read more for info about the workshops and how to sign up. But be quick! Spaces are limited on each workshop…

Mindfulness– Roz Kings, from ‘Present Mind’, is coming to Blythe Valley Park to run a 45-minute mindfulness taster session with a focus on body image on Monday 3rd June from 12:30pm – 1:15pm. The session will involve practicing a ‘body scan’ which can help us notice and let go of the often unhelpful, judgemental thoughts we have about our bodies. Roz will also practice feeling a sense of gratitude for our bodies focusing on what they can do rather than wanting them to be different. There are only 20 spaces available, so sign up quickly! The session will be hosted at PKF Cooper Parrys ‘Park View’ office.
Dog Walking– Daybreaks Kennels are once again bringing 6 of their lovely greyhounds to Blythe Valley Park so they can be walked by you! They will be at BVP on Tuesday 4th June between 12pm and 2pm – there are 24 slots of 20 minutes for you to take these pooches for a stroll around our country park!

To sign up for either of the above workshops, please email with the workshop you would like to attend, your name, and contact details.

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