Shine Resource Centre Cork to host Weekly Relaxation Technique Workshops


With the support of the Cork Education Training Board (CETB) we would like to invite you to join our weekly relaxation technique group at our Shine Resource Centre, Cork, starting Tuesdays, March 8th, 2.30 – 4.30pm


This group aims to equip learners with self-help steps to reduce stress and increase relaxation. Learners will learn about, and practice various effective relaxation techniques that they can use to increase their personal wellness and ability to cope with life stressors.


HOW TO REGISTER: To book your place contact Tian on 0868525147 or email by Friday, March 4th.

Places are limited and on a first come basis.

Shine Cork Spring Groups Calendar

Shine Cork Spring Groups Calendar is now available to download with an exciting selection of FREE group workshops available.

You can download the calendar here.

Wellness Support Group – commencing 10th February

Discovering Recovery – commencing 12th February

Effective Communications – commencing 12th February

Yoga – commencing 12th February

Relaxation Techniques – commencing 25th February

Personal Development – commencing 26th February

Visual Arts – March start date -TBC

To reserve your place, please call 021 4226064

Taking Control Workshop – Cork, January 30th 2020

The Shine ‘Taking Control’ Workshop is a gentle one-day workshop which explores practical ways to face life challenges, whilst maintaining and taking control of your physical and mental wellbeing. The course offers a safe place for people to reassess where they are and where they want to be.

The aims of the Taking Control Workshop are;

• To build resilience in the face of life challenges and setbacks.

• To enhance coping skills.

• To build and support self esteem and confidence.

The programme is about supporting people to draw on the knowledge and skills they already possess to enable them to make it through tough times.

The workshop is split into four modules; Self Esteem and Positivity, My Coping Skills, Signposts and My Support Systems and Being Resilient – Taking Control.

After participating in the course, people will;

· Be aware of positive factors in their lives.

• Recognise the physical, mental and emotional effect of stressors.

• Have action plans to safe guard against these stressors.

• Be aware of opportunities and avenues open to them.

• Know professional supports available to them.

• Have set goals and have created an action plan around these.

The next Taking Control Workshop takes place on Thursday, January 30th 2020, 10am to 4pm, Oak Conference room, Ground Floor, Primary Health Care, Mallow, Co Cork.

Contact: Emily Daly Shine Information and Support Officer 086-8525755

Download the poster here

Community Education Programmes, Cork, Autumn 2019

Autumn 2019 Community Education SHEP short courses (18 hour) for Cork City area, organised collaboratively with the Shine Resource Centre, CETB, HSE and SHEP.

Introduction to Personal Development

Explore issues affecting emotional well-being and growth, including the management of feelings, stress, listening, communication and relationships

Effective Communication for Better Relationships

Build self-esteem and develop skills and awareness to improve communication in ways that help enhance the quality of life and relationships.

The courses are Free of Charge. SHEP can be contacted on 021 4666180 for enquiries, further information, application forms and for directions to venues.

For more information, download the brochure here

Personal Development, Cork, November 2019

This course involves learning about what you already know! By learning to listen better, we greatly improve our relationship with ourselves and others. Building self confidence in a safe atmosphere, that is supportive and fun. Learning to find time for you and the things you enjoy doing. Have you ever found yourself saying “yes” when you really wanted to say “no”? Learn the skills of saying “no” by being respectful to you and others. If you think this course is for you, please come along, you may surprise yourself by not only learning new skills, but enjoying it too.

When: Fridays 11am-1pm, November 8th-December 6th

Where: Shine Cork Resource Centre, 14A Washington Street, Cork

Contact: 021 4226064 to book a place

Download / view the information poster here

Self – Advocacy, Cork, November 2019

Have you ever found yourself afraid to ask questions? Have you ever struggled to stand up for your needs? The goal of this course is to help people gain the skills of self-advocacy. It is for YOU to decide what you want, then develop and carry out a plan to help you get it. Know your rights and responsibilities. Learning new skills that help you to speakup, communicate and listen to others. If you think this course is for you, please come along!

When: Mondays 10am-1pm, November 11th – December 2nd

Where: Shine Cork Resource Centre, 14A Washington Street, Cork City

Contact: 021 4226064 to register for a place

Download the information poster here