Growing Talent’s final holistic week of 2019!
As the feature photo shows – Tequila’s cartoons from the art workshop – we have a lot of fun on the Holistic Week as well as a lot of learning!
We started with an upgrade by the venue to the executive floor. An amazing environment with board games, Pick n Mix, football table and lunch breakfast! Check out the photos below:
We kicked off with the two day Mental Health First Aider qualification course. This intense course covers legislation, the origination and growth of the first aider programme in mental health through to learning the key steps to intervention for depression, suicide, anxiety, personality and eating disorders, understanding self harm as a behaviour and psychosis amongst other things..
So, after this intense two days – what did they think of the MHFA course?
‘I now have a much better understanding of mental health and what people go through. It should 100% be included in the holistic week’.
‘I learned how to help myself and others. The course breakdown the stigma surrounding mental health.’
‘This was so useful’.
The rest of the week covered art, keeping fit, nutrition, personal finance and waste/recycling.
Year on year Kate & Sofie of Healthy Bites Nutrition (HBN) have delivered an excellent myth busting nutrition workshop, sharing key information on nutrition on a budget, staying healthy in the workplace, reading food labels correctly, understanding the merits of vegan and sugar free diets as well as many other things including their DIY nutritional pot noodle. Sofie will deliver this workshop in 2020 as Kate is relocating to St Helena for two years.
So final thoughts from the guys……….