Too often, Self Care is misguided in its promotion. Currently there are over 62 million posts about Self Care on Instagram and many of them are just plain wrong. Self Care is not about bath bombs and yoga retreats.
Self Care is a life long habit and culture. It is the practice of individuals looking after their own health and wellbeing based on the knowledge and information available to them. It is a decision-making process that empowers individuals to look after their own health and wellbeing efficiently and conveniently, in collaboration with health and social care professionals as needed.
WHO defines self-care as “the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider.”
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Self Care School encourages self-directed behaviour change. Eschewing trendy self-care fixes or the latest health fads, WOW Self Care School is the revolutionary toolbox to living and working based on tiny, science-backed changes, one lesson at a time.
WOW Self Care School is a behaviour change tech enterprise helping individuals, corporations and communities improve their Self Care, well-being and performance through our behaviour change platform, storytelling and corporate services.
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We find the program best suits three core groups:
1. The Helping Professions – keen to take a refresher in their own Self Care, and looking for a valuable Self Care tool to recommend to their patients and clients. (We also offer a free Emergency Self Care Program as a community service).
2. High Achieving Business People who crave something more in life and are looking for meaning and purpose. You possibly have been through a tough time of late and know that your own Self Care needs attention and Self Love.
3. Advocates and Activists who are actively involved in social justice issues such as Domestic and Family Violence, Climate Change, Gender Equity, Patient Activism and more.
Self Care School has in takes each year during March, July, September and November. It is an 8 month online training program with a new module released each month. Attendance at a 5 day immersive is required to become a full licensee and registered to deliver the program to your community.
However upon completion of Module 4 (month 4) you are able to sell 'My Year of Self Care' the program to your own community. Worksheets, workbooks are provided.
The next cohort for WOW Self Care School is July 2022. We feature a special Self Care planet module as we work to bring awareness to the unique role people and planet has to our wellbeing.
There are 8 modules in the Self Care Curriculum. The modules are video based, with additional resources for each module. Each cohort of WOW Self Care School sets itself a challenge to embed an experience into learning. This is undertaken during the 5 day immersive where a focus on WHO intervention guidelines is delivered. Self Care taster experiences also accompany each module. Join the fun.
Module 0: Foundation Module (at your own pace) Emotional Self Care - Learn about your inner world
Module 1: What Is Self Care - The Facts. What Is Self Care.
Module 2: Career Self Care - Understanding your personal brand and identity
Module 3: Social Self Care - our relationships matter
Module 4: Financial Self Care - the psychology of money
Module 5: Physical Self Care - Sleep, Movement and Nutrition
Module 6: Community Self Care - Staying connected and building joy in your life
Module 7: Spiritual Self Care - We are all connected. Discovering meaning and purpose in your life
Module 8: Planet Self Care - Our home is vital to our health and wellbeing
The total cost is $2200 for the program. That's just $275 per month. The early bird offer is $1600 and must be paid in full at time of enrolment. WOW Self Care School is a personal development program for the helpers, the healers and cultivators of hope.
Yes we do offer payment plans. You can choose to pay the full amount upon registration or, opt for a payment plan consisting of 6 equal payments spread over 6 months. The early bird offer must be paid in full upon enrolment.
We recognise that some people wishing to attend Self Care School may be experiencing hardship caused by traumatic experiences such as Domestic and Family Violence, workplace bullying and of course the disruption to lives by COVID-19. Please reach out to us if you would like to attend and are experiencing financial difficulty. You will be required to evidence your circumstances so that we can assist genuine vulnerable communities.
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