5) Neil playing golf

Neil explains how he managed to get back to playing golf again.

Hints and tips:

  • Talk to people who have had a similar experience but are now doing well
  • Ask someone to accompany you the first time you go out
  • Break your goal down into small sections, don’t try it all at once!
  • Look for organisations related to your particular activity and the support that is available
  • Prepare for your first visit by letting members know that you are coming
  • Using the club restaurant or cafe can be a way to become used to the environment

Something to try

Would any of these hints and tips help you? Make a note of these and think how you could put them into action.