Mindful Living

This is an 8 week mindfulness course, which allows participants to learn a range of techniques that can be used in their daily life. 'Mindful Living' helps put people in charge of their minds, attention and thoughts, which in turn leads to wide-ranging benefits.

  • Cultivate self-awareness
  • Respond rather than react to stress
  • Change habitual reactivity patterns
  • Learn a new approach to mindfulness, fused with elements of Positive Psychology
  • Earn a course certificate of completion
  • Based on the methodology and principles of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), the most scientifically researched mindfulness programme (MBSR was created by Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre in 1979)
  • Taught by a mindfulness instructor with a personal practice of over 20 years
  • No prior meditation experience required – great for beginners and advanced meditators alike
  • Guided meditations and course lessons right in your inbox
  • Highly interactive instructor-led sessions (in-person and Zoom options)

Week 1 Attention & the Now

What is Mindfulness? • The Now • Attention • This Programme

Week 2 Automaticity

What is automaticity? • Automatic behaviour • Automatic cycles

Week 3 Judgements

What are judgements? • Colouring reality • Strengthening duality • Limiting reality • Creating conflicts

Week 4 Acceptance

Resistance • Acceptance • Misconceptions

Week 5 Goals

The benefits of goals • Goal-related pitfalls • Mindfulness and goals

Week 6 Compassion

The inner critic • Self-compassion • The importance of self-acceptance

Week 7 The Ego

The self as story • Building the ego • Expression of the ego • Beyond the ego

Week 8 Integration

Integrating the topics • Assimilating mindfulness into daily life • Sustaining a mindfulness practice

Although typically offered as a face-to-face session, 'Mindful Living' can also take place via webinar (hosted on Zoom).

Duration: 2 hours a week for 8 weeks (+ practise at home)