12 Things To Do For Your Mental Health & Wellbeing This Month5 min read
Put your mental health first this August with free and low cost talks, support groups and classes happening all over London. Here’s our top picks of what’s on.
The first anonymous and non-clinical safe space for men to talk and connect. No lingo or prescriptive advice. In this one hour session talk honestly in a confidential space ,without risk of judgement or ridicule.
When: Multiple// Where: Soho// Price: Free
Talk for Health is running a taster program to help with feeling more connected to yourself and other people. Their Programme teaches the skills of authentic talking, empathic listening and managing a group.
When: 08 Aug// Where: Islington// Price: Free
Harri Rose, Unapologetic Body Acceptance Coach and Co-Creator at The Anti Diet Riot Club is celebrating the launch of her book ‘You Are Enough – Love the Skin You’re in and Embrace your Awesomeness.’ Join for a Q&A followed by cake, dancing and photoboothing!
When: 07 Aug// Where: Shoreditch// Price: £6
A safe space for sharing the joys and challenges of parenting a new born, acknowledging the high demands and learning strategies, resources and tips forcoping.
When: 06 Aug// Where: Tooting// Price: Free
When: Multiple// Where: Paddington// Price: Free
When: 08 Aug// Where: Fortune Green// Price: £10
When: Multiple// Where: Brixton// Price: Free
She Made It is a new event series designed to help women take control of their career destinies. Hear from women who’ve worked out the right balance in their working lives, learn tips and join fellow women in a guided meditation.
When: 21 Aug// Where: Shoreditch// Price: £10
This daylong event will be bringing together a group of guys, all serious about building mental strength and resilience. Hear from Nick Compton, a sportsman who has played at the highest level of international cricket and Simon Mundie, host of BBC Radio 4 podcast ‘Don’t Tell Me The Score.
When: 17 Aug// Where: Finsbury// Price: £26
Check out this fun monthly taster session of tango held the last Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:00pm in Aldgate.
When: 28 Aug// Where: Aldgate// Price: Free
This free meditation class, held on Mondays, is made possible through the St Anne and All Saints’ community wellbeing programme. Suitable for all levels, no previous experience is required. Cushions and chairs provided.
When: Multiple // Where: Vauxhall // Price: Free
Unwind, dance and shake your week off with an uplifting silent disco. If you love to dance, but find night clubs to be too much, this is the event for you.
When: 11 Aug// Where: Stratford// Price: £10
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