Wellbeing is the key to success

Physical and mental wellbeing is key for success in both workplaces, and local communities.

Ensuring that people have the skills and tools to manage their own mental wellbeing in the workplace or home life, is critical.

Whether you are looking at ways to improve employee wellbeing or you're trying to improve the health of members of your community, the WEA is here to help.  

We work with different partners to improve wellbeing including:

  • Employers
  • Trade unions
  • Community organisations
  • Charity and volunteering organisations
  • Housing associations

Our funded wellbeing courses can help people build happier, healthier lives. Check out some sample courses on this page.

If you wish to discuss your needs further, then please contact Nick Howard, National Partnerships Manager on 07825 111536, or complete the webform below.

5 ways to wellbeing

Learners use a range of creative journaling techniques to explore the NHS 5 Ways to Wellbeing, consider barriers to creativity and wellbeing, and its impact on day-to-day life. Learners are taught how mutual support and signposting can start a daily journaling habit for continuing wellbeing beyond the course.

Dealing with stress

During this course, learners look what stress is and how this can lead to the development of anxiety. The course will look at what is happening in our bodies when we become stressed and the coping strategies that can be effective in managing stress and anxiety.

Mindfulness & meditation

Learners identify a style of meditation that may suit them.Understand the sessions or techniques that have a particular benefit to their own wellbeing. Identify the benefits of a regular meditation practice. They will learn about a variety of resources they can use at home for regular practice.

Budgeting confidence

This course will take employees step by step through good money management principles and practical skills. It will help people learn how to budget via Excel spreadsheets, showing how to update a budget with ease and how to write a handwritten budget. It will improve confidence and skills in money management, helping employees make better decisions around budgeting, borrowing and practical ways to make money go further. There will be access to money management tools and top tips.

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