courseMindfulness Diploma

Learn a comprehensive introduction to the art of mindfulness and the real life physical and emotional benefits that it has to offer

By taking this excellent course, you will be taught a history to mindfulness, the situations it can be used in and various practises and techniques to help you master the art.

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. It can greatly reduce stress and can also be used as a therapeutic technique.

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What the course will teach you:

  • What mindfulness is, its history, and its relevance in modern life
  • The role of meditation in mindfulness, its benefits, and dispelling the myths
  • What Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) are, and their benefits
  • The role of Hatha yoga stretches
  • The impact of emotions on physical health
  • Much more

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Mindfulness Diploma

Course Length: 10 Hours

Module 1: Definition and History of Mindfulness & How Meditation Practices can Help us Enjoy Present Moment Awareness

The definition of mindfulness
The relevance and importance of mindfulness in our everyday lives
The origins and history of mindfulness
The Buddhist concept of mindfulness

Module 2 : Meditation Practices, Therapies and Benefits Part I

What is meditation; definition and understanding meditation;
Physiology of meditation;
Mental, physical and emotional benefits of meditation;
Meditation as a healing modality.

Module 3 : Meditation Practices, Therapies and Benefits Part II

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - Jon Kabat-Zinn;
Introduction, importance and benefits;
Mindful stretching (Hatha yoga), mindful exercises, meditation;
How mindfulness-based therapies can help anxiety and pain;

Module 4 : Meditation Practices, Therapies and Benefits Part III

Detailed insights into the use of MBSR and MBCT as clinical interventions;
The rationale behind using mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of depression;
The core therapeutic components of mindfulness-based interventions;
The use of MBCT for cancer patients;

Module 5 : Mindfulness-based Interventions – Applications and Benefits

How mindfulness impacts our daily lives;
Mindfulness and reactive behaviours;
Comparison and contrast between MBSR and MBCT;
Mindfulness-based intervention therapies;

Module 6 : Mindful Parenting; Mindfulness and Meditation Practices; How to become a Mindfulness Instructor

Introduction and relevance of mindful parenting;
Important aspects of mindful parenting;
The difference between mindfulness and meditation;
Mindfulness meditation practices.

Module 7 : Experiences of Mindfulness

Reprogramming tenacious patterns of thinking;
How to restructure the way you relate to yourself;
The four fundamental tenets of mindfulness;
Common myths regarding mindfulness and meditation;

Module 8 : Mindfulness and Self-Exploration

Reprogramming tenacious patterns of thinking;
How to restructure the way you relate to yourself;
The four fundamental tenets of mindfulness;
Common myths regarding mindfulness and meditation;

Module 9 : Mindfulness in our Daily Lives and How to Become a Mindful Leader

Mindfulness applications in our everyday lives;
Different mindfulness meditation exercises, including breathing, concentration, visualisation etc.;
Progressive muscle relaxation;
Mindfulness and leadership practices;

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS:

OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)

Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.