Intro to Mindfulness Course

Course Information

Introduction

Mindfulness is a specialised skill in mental awareness, attention, and acceptance that is associated with numerous health benefits. Mindfulness training allows practitioners to develop a deeper understanding of the mind, and a more accepting and compassionate relationship to their internal and external experiences. It involves guided exercises, including meditation, to help individuals become aware of automatic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving, and learn to respond in more effective ways.

Who will find this course useful?

People who are interested in learning about mindfulness and meditation

Course duration

This course is self-paced, but is designed to be completed within 2 months at most. It is best to do one lesson every week or two to allow time to practice the skills between lessons. The system won’t allow less than 5 or more than 25 days between lessons. Most people take 4-8 weeks to complete the course.

How much will it cost?

This course is free.

What type of support will I receive?

This is a self-guided course and lessons become available automatically 5 days after you complete the previous one. To help you track your progress you will receive an automatic e-mails and reminders once a new lesson becomes available. It’s essential that you schedule time to complete the lessons to make sure you get the most out of the course.

How is the course structured?

Online Questionnaires

Our online questionnaires help to establish how you are feeling. If you are undertaking a self-guided course, you will be notified by THIS WAY UP if your scores are above the acceptable range.

Comic-Based Stories

Our lessons are in a comic-based format, where you can follow the journey of a character as they learn mindfulness skills.

Lesson Summaries

Download our summaries and activities to reinforce what you learnt in each lesson.

Guided Mindfulness Exercises

Download .MP3 audio files of guided mindfulness exercises to listen to on your computer or on your phone.

Online Calendar

Schedule your next lesson using our online calendar and we’ll send you reminders for your next lesson.

Lesson Information

What lessons will the course cover?

Lesson 1

Becoming aware – what is mindfulness?

Lesson 2

Learning about your mind and common difficulties with mindfulness.

Lesson 3

Listening to your body and recognizing roadblocks.

Lesson 4

Mindfulness in daily life.

How Can I Study?

Self Help – Web only

Self Help – Web Only

  • Desktop Website
  • Unsupervised
  • Anonymous
  • 3 Months Access
  • Free

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