Looking For Confidence

Our Claire goes looking for confidence… Getting out and about more in the last couple of weeks, has brought a renewed sense of confidence. However, this renewed confidence took a hit this week as coronavirus infections have risen sharply again. This immediately...

Liverpool, The Place I Love

This week, our Claire popped into the city centre… I’m overjoyed to see that WHISC is now offering a selection of classes and courses. Of course, to take advantage of many of these means coming into the city centre. As someone with anxiety, I wasn’t...

Appreciating Life

This week our Claire had a video chat with her friend in Wales… We were talking about the fact that the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) had stated that Coronavirus will be with us “forever in some form or another”....

Meditate On This!

Our Claire looks into the benefits of meditation… I was delighted to see this week that lots more activities have been added to WHISC’s What’s On calendar. Amongst them is Soul Spa, 10am – 12:30pm on Tuesdays with the lovely Jan Evans....

Life Isn’t All About A-Levels

Today is the day that A-Level students get their results. Below, our Claire writes about her experience of this day back when she was a teenager… Despite this year’s pandemic, it is expected there will be more top A-Level grades than ever before. However,...

The Joys of Gardening

Our Claire talks about the joys of gardening… Unfortunately, my garden is plagued by bindweed. If you don’t know about bindweed, it is a menace! In fact, it is such a pain in the backside, I’m often prone to swearing at it! However, the need to keep...

Exercise For The Fun Of It

Earlier this week, the government revealed their new strategy to beat coronavirus and protect the NHS. It included: A ban on TV and online adverts for food high in fat, sugar and salt before 9pm End of deals like ‘buy one get one free’ on unhealthy food high in salt,...

The Positives And The Negatives

Recently, the BBC has been broadcasting the TV miniseries Mrs America. The series was gripping from beginning to end as it told the story of the battle to get equal rights for women (the Equal Rights Amendment) ratified across the USA. You might imagine that equal...

Planting Seeds

With horrific headlines such as “A bad UK winter could cause 120,000 hospital deaths linked to covid-19” and “England’s water supply could run out in 20 years, MPs warn” it’s easy to feel pessimistic about the future. However, the...

Keeping A Focus On Our Hobbies

Recently, on the Positive.News website, there was an article about how hobbies have helped people stay positive during lockdown. Giving ourselves something to focus on other than the pandemic is a great help to our mental health. As the article says, “Creative hobbies...

WHISC are continuing to provide services for women. We have services online, over the phone and some small pre-bookable classes.

In our effort to keep everyone safe, in line with the new lockdown restrictions across England, we are following strict Covid-19 restrictions to keep everyone safe & because of this we are working a little differently.

The Drop-In at WHISC’s Centre is temporarily closed. Staff are still based at the centre and will be opening for Appointments only.

We are continuing to use a centralised mobile number for people to speak with us & for booking Listening ears appointments on and this is as follows: 07708 381 568

Stay safe & see you soon. x