Reconnect with learning
It’s never too late to learn new skills, whether it’s a new recipe or hobby or improving your professional skills to help you find a new job. Having something to focus on can also take your mind of worries and concerns for a while.
There’s lots of free online training resources that you can access from home and complete in your own time.
They offer a wider range of online courses, from improving your employability skills to crafting - find out more at www.inspireculture.org.uk/skills-learning/online-courses/ (Opens in a new window)
With more and more online now, it’s a good time to brush up on your digital skills, along with other essential skills.
https://theskillstoolkit.campaign.gov.uk/#mid (Opens in a new window)
Nottinghamshire Community and Voluntary Service
Skills for running an organisation, safeguarding, skills for leaders of volunteers, support for social entrepreneurs.
www.nottinghamcvs.co.uk/support-for-groups/training-courses (Opens in a new window)
Future Learn offer short courses, some for free.
www.futurelearn.com/courses (Opens in a new window)
If you’re after something more informal, why not try…
- Searching YouTube for tutorials on just about anything – baking, yoga, crafting, sewing, DIY, you name it, there’ll be a tutorial for it.
- Searching online for short courses you can do from home to learn a new hobby
- There’s lots of Facebook interest groups where you could connect with people who have similar interest or hobbies e.g. an online book club.
- Colouring books and painting can be really therapeutic and relaxing.