Somerset Blog

All Positive People blog posts from Somerset

 

Building Digital Confidence in Minehead

In April 2019, Positive People organised a digital course in West Somerset to support people locally with their IT skills. After the success of a course last year, we were pleased to provide more digital support through our partner, Cosmic. The course ran for 10...

“My self-confidence has grown” – Thomas’ story

Thomas is sharing his journey from battling anxiety and low self-esteem, to looking forward to the future in the hope that it will help others in his position. “I have been working with a change coach from Positive People, Inspire 2 Achieve, due to the fact that I...

“I can see my potential” – Chris’ story

Chris, 31 from Minehead, was introduced to his Change Coach, Beth, and from there was given access to help with his health and wellbeing and PC skills. “I’m a hard worker and love getting out on my bike. I have tried a few different jobs but never really got anywhere....

“Keeping me on track” – K’s Story

K’s aspirations are to gain sustainable housing and then become self-employed, buying and selling large batteries to ensure that their use is maximised. He is also be interested in becoming a support worker for people with learning difficulties. K was living in a van...

Jason’s Story

Jason had been working at a supermarket for 13 years when he was made redundant in August 2018. He was struggling with his job searching due to his digital skills and dyslexia and was also struggling to find work. At the end of January, Jason came to Positive People...