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Copy of Positive Life Courses

 

 

A series of short courses aimed at unlocking your potential. The courses provide knowledge and practical tips towards having a Positive Life. Courses cover wellbeing, personal development as well as some topics on health and some interpersonal and work skills. Each course explains the main issues, provide lots of possible solutions and helps you discover possibilities for change.

A Positive Life is a life that is: uplifting, encouraging, wholesome, confident, optimistic, good, hopeful, upbeat, productive, useful, helpful, progressive, worthwhile, enthusiastic, supportive, pleasing, heartening, prudent and forward-looking.

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Courses are free and course material is provided. They are generally on Mondays 7.30-9.30pm or Wednesdays 10am-12noon, in the Qube training room at Purley Baptist Church. Click here for current course dates and times. 


The series of courses includes: New courses available soon, register your interest via the Church Office:
  • Seven Habits for Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Eating for Health
  • Presenting


Positive Life For Ourselves (PLFO)

This course is for you, if you have ever:

  • felt low in self-confidence or demotivated
  • felt negative about: changes to your life, criticism or rejection
  • been frustrated with people behaving differently to you
  • been unable to achieve your goals or to break a destructive habit
More details are in the PLFO Course Syllabus.

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining the course, please ring or email the course organiser (Nick Waters) or contact him via the Church Office.


Positive Life With Others (PLWO)

 
This course helps us to be more effective in:
  • networking and communicating with others
  • getting along with those behaving differently from ourselves
  • developing friendships
  • handling conflict, aggressive behaviour and difficult people
  • giving and taking compliments
  • earning respect from others
More details are in the PLWO Course Syllabus.

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining the course, please ring or email the course organiser (Nick Waters) or contact him via the Church Office.


Building Positive Relationships (BPR)


The course is about relationships of all kinds: friendships, work colleagues, neighbours, family members, as well as romantic relationships. Learn how we can:
  • better understand, accept and get to know each other
  • develop closer, more meaningful and longer-lasting relationships
  • grow successful relationships that bring great pleasure
  • build supportive relationships that are healthy and affirming. 
More details are in the BPR Course Syllabus.

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining the course, please ring or email the course organiser (Nick Waters) or contact him via the Church Office.

Handling Conflict and Difficult People (HCDP)


The course covers how we can:
  • better handle seven types of Difficult People
  • de-escalate conflict
  • better handle anger
  • resolve conflict by restoring relationships
More details are in the HCDP Course Syllabus.

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining the course, please ring or email the course organiser (Nick Waters) or contact him via the Church Office.

The Importance of Sleep (TIS)


The course uses the latest research to study:
  • how sleep benefits us
  • the best (right) time to sleep
  • insomnia & sleep-related problems
  • the impact of not getting enough sleep
  • how we (society/employers etc) can change to reap the benefits of sleep
It is based on the books ‘Why We Sleep’ by Matthew Walker and ‘Sleep: Harness the power of sleep for optimal health and wellbeing’ by Petra Hawker.

More details are in the TIS Course Syllabus.

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining the course, please ring or email the course organiser (Nick Waters) or contact him via the Church Office.

Professional Writing (PWC)


The course aim is to help you present a professional image by writing clearly, concisely and precisely. Benefits of the course:
  • your intended messages will be quickly and easily understood by your readers
  • your writing will have a ‘smooth flow’ so your readers will easily follow your train of thought
  • your writing will be error-free.
Who is the course for?
  • Writers of emails, letter, contracts, papers, reports, marketing/sales collateral, blogs
  • Editors, copyrighters and proof-readers
  • Line managers
How is the course delivered?
  • Slides illustrate key principles
  • A course workbook is walked-through
  • Trainer uses an interactive teaching style
  • Many examples to check understanding.
More details are in the PWC Course Syllabus.

If you would like to know more or are interested in joining the course, please ring or email the course organiser (Nick Waters) or contact him via the Church Office.

 

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