Healthy chocolate truffle making workshop

 Portsmouth Central Library, Tuesday 27 June, 11am to 1pm Join Portsmouth based chocolatiers Choc & Truffle to learn how to make delicious vegan friendly truffles that use coconut oil, coconut milk and dark chocolate to make a healthier ganache. You will also make a set of mendiants - hand piped chocolate discs which you will decorate with flaked coconut, goji berries and nuts. Choc & Truffle will also cover the art of chocolate tasting and a demonstration of tempering chocolate. Everything you make you take home to enjoy. Refreshments included. £10 per person. Pay and book your place at https://healthychoctruffle.eventbrite.com

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Learn to speak to Ollie

Portsmouth Central Library, Wednesday 21 June, 10am to 12 noon A FREE talk for parents and caregivers who want to help their children feel confident and less fearful! By Barbara Hay, Children's Coach and Therapist It's very difficult for children to understand and regulate their emotions but it's essential if we're to up grow up with a resilience to get through what life throws at us.  The Ollie and His Superpowers approach is a wonderful yet simple process which can help children to learn to identify and regulate their emotions in a fun and effective way, and find positive empowerment to be the best version of themselves that [...]

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FREE Community Research Training

Come along to our Community Research Training workshop on the 6th June at Unit 3, Saint George's Business Centre from 10am to 4pm by registering on the link below. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/healthwatch-portsmouth-8358847194 Best of all, it's free! We look forward to seeing you there.

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Self-hypnosis for personal development and problem solving

Saturday 17 June,10.30am to 3pm at Central Library In this workshop, hypnotherapy instructor Dan Jones will debunk many myths about hypnosis, you will learn what it really is, what it can help with, and how you can use it for yourself to help manage stress and anxiety, improve memory, manage pain, and for personal development. This is an interactive workshop. You will have the opportunity to experience hypnosis for yourself, see a demonstration, and gain practical experience of doing a number of different self-hypnosis inductions and therapeutic self-hypnosis techniques. A light snack lunch will be provided £10. Pay and book your place at https://portsmouthselfhypnosis.eventbrite.com. For further information contact [...]

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Poetry as healing, with leading poet Chris Tutton – Tuesday 6th June

Explore how reading and writing poetry can help with anxiety, stress and depression.  Learn how to control emotions and become empowered in this friendly, supportive and interactive FREE workshop. Tuesday 6 June, 2pm at Central Library Chris has published six collections of poetry and contributed to various anthologies and magazines. He first came to the nation's attention with his twice weekly appearances on two series of ITV's Shift in 1996. A popular performer and workshop leader, he is a regular guest at many major literature festivals, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival. For further information or to book your place call 023 9268 8057 or email libraries@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

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Emotions: Friend or foe?

A FREE workshop by Carolyn Barber of the Good Mental Health Cooperative Central Library, Wednesday 14 June, 11am to 12 noon Do you ever feel as if you’re emotionally overreacting to small things? Our feelings can have a big impact in our everyday lives, and in particular on our mental health and wellbeing. In this short workshop, you’ll be introduced to three effective ways to recognise and manage your feelings. If you would like to come along to this free event, pop into your local library, call 023 9268 8057 or email libraries@portsmouthcc.gov.uk  

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Have more money and happiness left NOT less!

With author and inspirational speaker Ann Carver Friday 16 June, 12 noon to 1pm at Central Library Learn how to recognise and rein in emotional spending habits with Money Mindfulness in this FREE workshop. Ann will share her personal story of how her spending habits spiralled out of control after a family trauma, and reveal how she took that control back. Ann has appeared on ITV This Morning and BBC Television, and featured on BBC Radio Solent and featured in The Guardian. Money Mindfulness kits will be optionally available to purchase for £5. For further information or to book your place, call 023 9268 8057 or email libraries@portsmouthcc.gov.uk [...]

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