Would you like to?:
- Improve your well-being, life satisfaction and increase your happiness.
- Reduce your rumination and improve your sleep.
- Increase your ability to self-regulate.
- Increase your self-awareness understanding what motivates you and what is meaningful.
- Increase your positive emotions.
- Reduce stress and anxiety.
- Reduce smoking and/or alcohol use.
- Weight management
- Enjoy your food more.
- Reduce your risk of developing diseases, particularly those affected by your environment.
Why learn to practice Mindfulness:
“The present moment is the only moment in which we are alive” and living our lives in the moment is fundamental to health and well-being. In the modern world, being in the present moment is increasingly difficult to attain, our minds are full, instead of mindful, so many things have been designed to distract us from this moment mobiles, text messaging, email, tablets, more TV channels than we could even watch in a lifetime and our lives are so busy we end up living on automatic pilot, whereby the week has finished, and we don’t even remember experiencing it, let alone enjoying it.
It is most common to think of well being as the absence of illness, and many of us are grateful that we have our health and are functioning within our lives, but take a moment to imagine what a flourishing life would be like where optimal functioning is possible.
What does practising mindfulness do?
Practising mindfulness re-trains your attention to be fully aware, attentive and opening curious in the present moment including awareness of your thoughts, emotions and sensations. Through practice, we become more mindful in everyday life.
What does an introductory programme to Positive mindfulness for well-being include:
During each week’s session, we will focus on a particular area important to well-being we will learn a new meditation and undertake some exercises, below you will see the particular focus for each week.
Week one – Introduction to Meditation, visualisation, mindfulness and positive psychology with a focus on self-awareness of the breath, body, thoughts and emotions.
Week two – Introduction to the benefits of positive emotions to well-being and ways to increase positive emotions in your everyday life.
Week three – We move onto our positive character strengths and what resources we use and can use to sustain our well-being and increase our resilience during difficult and trying times so as going through a transition.
Week four – In order to maintain the capacity to love your partner and family and have positive relationships with those around you. It is important to first begin with self-compassion to maintain your own well-being. As they say, put on your own oxygen mask first.
Positive mindful social – is an informal online gathering to catch up 6-8 weeks after the course has finished with a day and time decided by the group.
For weeks 5-8 see Module 2 Advanced Positive Mindfulness for flourishing well-being
What commitments are necessary for Introduction to Positive Mindfulness:
- 4 Weekly sessions last for 90 minutes,
- It is important that you attend all classes.
- Willingness to share your experiences.
- Daily practice of Mindfulness 10-20 mins.
- Weekly engagement with extra exercises 10-20 mins.
- Maintain a daily diary or Journal.
If you have any questions about this course please email me.
When and where can I learn Positive Mindfulness in a group?
If you are interested in joining a group, the next Introduction to Positive mindfulness begins on:
Locally – TBD
Online supportive group – starting July 8th 11am-1pm BST Check your time zone
privately 1-1 or as a couple
How does an online mindfulness programme work?
An online global group (maximum 8-10 persons) draws together by the power of online conferencing, like-minded participants with a common goal to learn to be positively mindful in their life. This allows you the benefit of a group without the hassle and time required to join one in person.
What you will need:
- A computer and headset.
- A webcam is useful but not essential.
- Ability to download software to the desktop.
- A good broadband internet connection.
- A quiet space to attend online sessions and practice.
- Paper coloured pens and pencils.
How much does it cost?
Each module cost £75 and is booked separately.
£125 for the full 8-week course.
How do I sign up?
You can sign up for the 1st module introduction to Positive Mindfulness
Places are limited you can save your place by paying a £50 deposit now.
Make your final payment:
The final payment of £25 will be due 7 days before the course begins.
Pay for the full 8 weeks and get 10% discount Final payment £62.50
If this date is not convenient for you leave your email address below and I will send information about future dates of Positive Mindfulness.
Or you can start now and follow the full 8-week programme
Through self-guided videos and downloadable exercises.