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Activities with the Well

The Well have a range of activities for partipants that are being run on a weekly basis.Please see the schedule below and contact the BBO admnistrator for log in and password details: File Name: E-PLATFORMS-THE-WELL-COMMUNITIES File Size: 159 kb Download File
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BBO GCtW - Let's Cook!!

LET'S COOK Starting this week (week commencing 4 May 2020): BBO GCtW participants and their families onlyAre you interested in trying new foods?Would you like to learn some new skills in the kitchen? Learn to cook new and exciting dishes on a budget. Sign up to our free activity, food and recipe will be provided direct to your door on a weekly basi...
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Meaningful Music

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:"Tell someone about why your favourite music means a lot to you"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforh...
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Being Cheerful

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:"Look out for positive news and reasons to be cheerful today"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhapp...
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Being Kind

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:"Set yourself a kindness mission: give your time to help others"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforh...
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Meaningful May

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:"Let somone know how much they mean to you"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhappiness.org/calendar...
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Taking a (positive) step...

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:"Take a step towards one of your life goals, however small"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhappin...
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Thinking of the good times

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:"Send a photo to a friend of 'good times'"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhappiness.org/calendars
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What you can do

As part of meaningful May each day we will post something that you can do: to help create a happier, kinder world and to help yourself too.Today's is:Focus on what you can do rather than what you cant"These monthly calendars are available in a number of other languages. Please follow the link below to find these: https://www.actionforhappiness.org/...
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Meaningful May

Join us in Meaningful May and take small steps every day:"Start where you are; Use what you have; Do what you can"
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Join us for some Virtual Activities!

The well are offering a number of virtual activites for participants:Wednesdays 10am Yoga with RachelThursdays 1 - 1.40pm  Chair Based ExercisesThursdays 2 - 2.40pm  Metafit These classes are free and avilable via ZOOM.For log in details please contact Ged at the Well on 07922 222670​
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A recipe for success! Meat and Potato Pie

Here's one a participant made yesterday - Meat and Potato PieFor the pastry225g plain flour, 100g butter, diced, pinch salt Sift 225g plain flour into a large bowl, add 100g diced butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in a pinch of salt, then add 2-3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough. Knead the d...
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1:1 support really helped me

"This project really helped me, the 1-1 support lifted the weight of my shoulders, and it changed how I managed situations in my life.For me, the most useful aspects were that it provided opportunities to join/work in groups and offered the opportunity to join a course; it also helped me to see the bigger picture and problem solve. I woul;d redcomm...
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Helping me on my way

"BBO GCtW helped me with interaction with others and the realisation you can achieve. For me the most useful element of the project was Key worker support. This support (1:1) was very good and was a helpful distraction (from mental health conditions) which enabled me to enrol on a catering course at Furness College. Being part of the BBO GCtW ...
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A success story

A Participant:"BBO GCtW helped me to develop skills and it was a useful alternative to the job center. After being on this programme, not only have I started my own business from home, but I am in a healthy relationship and on a completely different life path now. Thank you to the BBO GCtW team."
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How to stay safe and well

Please find below some easy read information in relation to Coronavirus to help you stay safe and well.
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Being More Resilient at Home

Whether self isolating or scoially distancing, being at home all day can be challenging and so it is important that we stay physically and emotionally strong - please see the post below for some top tips on how best to do this.
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Helping in your Local Community

If you are interested in helping in your local community, Cumbria CVS and Cumbria County Council have developed a pack which covers all essential considerations including support, insurance protective equipment and much more.Please take a,look at this useful guide   Download PDF File Here
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COVID19 Scams

It is essential that we are all aware of current scams operating during this crisis.  These can take a variety of forms and it is important that we are vigilant and take time to consider what people are offering. If it sounds too good to be true then it probaly is. No-one ever lost money by putting the phone down or not answring an email. ...
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Inspira is Digitally Open!

Inspira in Barrow is digitally open for Careers advcie and help.If you are 18+ and unemployed or have been made redundant, we can help you find work in key sectors. For help and/or advice call 01229 824 052 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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