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The Empower, Flourish and Thrive Workshop

for achieving mind and body wellness from within

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Comrie Parish Church Hall

More about the event

This immersive, in-person half-day workshop is designed with your holistic wellbeing in mind. We’ve blended together scientific insights and practical applications that are proven to stimulate your mental, physical, and emotional health. Held in Comrie, near Crieff, Scotland, this event offers an empowering array of informative and experiential sessions, guaranteed to give you a renewed sense of health and vitality.

Hosted by two local wellness experts, you can be guaranteed to take away new skills and leave feeling relaxed and renewed. Read on to find out more about your hosts, how you will spend your day, location, costs and how to sign up, plus a very special offer if you purchase this workshop with our flagship beginner’s mindfulness course.

Please be aware that although the day isn’t physically demanding, part of the event will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately.

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  • Cost: £27, which includes refreshments and handouts

    Location: Comrie Parish Church Hall, Burrell St, Comrie. PH6 2JP

  • What can you expect from this workshop?

    Do you often feel drained or disconnected? Are you seeking a powerful transformation, yearning to break free from the stress, anxiety, and fatigue that overshadows your joy, balance, and vitality?

    Living in this state of persistent struggle can erode your wellbeing, not only physically but also mentally and emotionally. It affects your relationships, productivity, and your overall quality of life. The pressure builds, and you’re left feeling stuck, overwhelmed, and disconnected from the life you truly desire to lead.

    Are you ready to unleash a healthier, happier version of yourself?

    Then don’t let your current struggles define you. Rise above the challenges, reclaim your wellbeing, and start living your best life today.

    We will cover:

    • Two characters

      The power within

      Understand the holistic connection between your mind, body, spirit, and wellbeing. Rediscover your inherent strength and start your journey towards a healthier, more balanced life.

      A character with happy brain

      Rewiring for success

      Understand the role of your thought process in your health. Gain insights into how you can transform your mindset to cultivate a healthier, stress-free life.

      A plant with hearts as flowers

      The gut-brain connection

      Dive into the exciting field of the microbiome. Understand the profound influence your gut health has on your mental and physical wellbeing and learn practical tips to nurture it.

      A couple outside

      Nature's healing touch

      Rekindle your connection with nature. Experience firsthand the healing and rejuvenating power of the natural world.

      A peaceful bird

      Finding serenity

      Discover the enriching world of mindfulness. Learn techniques to foster inner peace, focus, and balance, positively influencing your personal and professional spheres.

    Agenda for the day

    • 9.20 Doors open. 9.30 – 9.45 Introduction and overview

    • 9.45 The Power Within: Exploring the Holistic link between Mind, Body, Spirit, and Wellbeing

    • 10:00 Rewiring for Success: how Changing your Thinking Can Transform Your Health

    • 10:45 The Gut-Brain Connection: Understanding the influence of the Microbiome on Mental and Physical Wellbeing

    • 11.30 Refreshment Break & Questions

    • 11.50 Nature’s Healing Touch: Connecting with the Outdoors (please wear suitable outdoor weather coat and shoes)

    • 12:45 Finding Serenity: Exploring Mindfulness for Inner Peace, Focus and Balance

    • 13.30 Finish but welcome to stay for further refreshments and chat.

    Your hosts

    Jo and Carys are local wellness experts with a passion for helping others. Find out more about them below:

      Jo Newlands

      After gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in Social Science (Psychology and Sociology) and working in Education, Jo had to direct her own recovery from being chronically ill with Periodic Paralysis and severe ME/CFS, which often left her paralysed and bed-bound, suffering with severe depression, anxiety and panic attacks, to now being happy, active, healthy and thriving.

      Jo went on to gain her Post Grad Degree in Education and She is now a deeply compassionate, highly trained Total Wellbeing Transformative Life Coach and Therapist, qualified in several psychotherapeutic and wellness disciplines, including Diet & Nutrition, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, NLP, The Emotional Freedom Technique and Addiction Therapy. 

      Jo is passionate about helping others before they trigger debilitating illnesses or just to start living their lives to their full potential and happiness right now. Her mission is to help as many people as possible overcome their anxiety and limiting beliefs, to find their core magic and start living their very best lives, equipping them to achieve freedom from anxiety, gain a powerful mindset and an empowered inner core.

      Click here to read more about Jo and her work

      Carys outside

      Carys Hughes

      Carys is the founder of Nature Connects Perthshire CIC and The Woodland Wellbeing and has a passion for all things Nature and Wellbeing.

      Carys strongly believes nature is a true healer and connecting with nature can improve your health and wellbeing.

      Carys has over a decade of experience working in the Health and Wellness industry and really enjoys spending time under the trees connecting with others and nature.

      Click here to read more about Carys and her work

    Did you know, this workshop is the perfect broad view introduction to our Mindfulness course

    Discover the power of mindfulness with our transformational 6-week course, designed to unlock your potential and open up a world of well-being and calm. Whether you're new to mindfulness or looking to deepen your practice, our expert-led program is tailored to ensure a rich, immersive experience.

    The course begins soon after the Empower, Flourish and Thrive Workshop and provides a deep dive into mindfulness. It will be ran over 6 weeks in Comrie near Crieff. In this course we don't merely delve into the concepts; we show you how to integrate the practice into your everyday life.

    Find out more about this special course using the button below and join for the very special price of £65 when you book at the same time as booking the Empower, Flourish and Thrive Workshop. All you need to do is click the link after you complete the workshop purchase below. 

    Six Week Mindfulness Course

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  • " Jo delivers her years of knowledge and first hand experiences in a caring and compassionate manner. Her naturally friendly and uplifting personality add to the enjoyable process. Jo makes excellent use of her teaching background to communicate clearly and succinctly. I would highly recommend her workshops" 


    "I recently attended some of Jo's workshops. I enjoyed the interactive parts and working with others in the group. The exercises really made me think. Jo explains concepts well and is friendly and warm. I would recommend these workshops to anyone who would like to make some changes in their life."


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