This course will help you to adapt to situations with awareness, openness and focus. You will have the opportunity to learn skills which will enable you to take effective action, guided by what is important to you. and ultimately help you to enhance your sense of purpose and connection. Enriching your experiences for a full and meaningful life.
  • Access to our Community space

    Share with others and be able to speak directly with your tutors about your course on the Creative Communities chat space

  • What is happiness?

    Week 1

    Focus on understanding how our feelings are influenced by evolution and the social situation we find ourselves in.

  • Awareness

    Week 2

    Focus on how we can start to become aware of things that trigger our feelings, emotions, and behaviour.

  • Get to know your Inner Critic

    Week 3

    Looking at how we can be kind to ourselves amidst the constant change and uncertainty of daily living.

  • Stride Forward

    Week 4

    Our final session takes a look at how we can move forward with a sense of inner strength and power with gratitude for all the good things life has to offer.

Open to everyone

The course is aimed at helping to improve your mental and emotional wellness with a focus on building a rich, full and meaningful life.

We will discuss ways that can help you to adapt when in changing situations, with awareness, openness and focus, that will enhance your sense of purpose and connection with yourself and others. You will have the opportunity to learn skills that will enable you to take effective action, guided by what is important to you.

Wight Be Happy

Wight to be happy is a not-for-profit organisation aimed improving the mental health and resilience of people living on the Isle of Wight. We aim to bring together people in the community to talk about what makes them feel happy, supporting those who feel lonely or socially isolated in this present time of change.

Your course facilitators

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist

Sandy Hector

I am a fully qualified and insured Hypnotherapist , and Master NLP Practitioner. Registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register, (GHR) and the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council CNHC. I am located in Ryde and specialise in stress and anxiety related difficulties, including PTSD, pain management, IBS, weight management, phobias and many other ailments that hold people back from living a rich and happy life. FRYOG Yoga teacher and teach regular yoga classes in Newport and Binstead.

Clinical Hypnotherapist

Elizabeth Gelhard

I live in Wootton Bridge on the beautiful Isle of Wight. After eighteen years nursing, I moved into the training world where I stayed for 27 years. During that time, I managed a variety of training departments and companies in both the private and public sector. I am now a self-employed therapist and writer. I am a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Advanced Practitioner in EFT and Reiki Master. ​ Qualifications MScHRD, CIPD Diploma Training Management, C&G Teachers Certificate in Further Education, RSA Cert Counselling, Diploma Clinical Hypnotherapy, Advanced Practitioner EFT, Diploma Holistic Crystal Therapy, Usui Reiki Master

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