How to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life

How to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life

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How to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life

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How to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life - Sydney Course

Have you ever been in conversation with someone and realised that you haven’t heard a word of what they said?
Have you found yourself immersed in your phone and disconnected to the people around you?
Have you experienced going to a place and not knowing how you got there in the first place?

If you are someone who has experienced this and wants to slow down in the busyness and chaos of your daily life, then this course is for you.
Through this course, you will be able to learn how to practice Mindfulness and even the science behind why Mindfulness works. With this Mindfulness course, you will learn about the building blocks of Mindfulness and how you can use each of them to fully pay attention to what is happening in the ‘here and now’, instead of focusing in the past or future predictions. You will learn how to relate directly to whatever is happening in your life and be in charge of your own life better.

This course will also teach you how to develop a greater sense of self-awareness so you can learn to appreciate everyday events in a mindful way, bringing you a happier, healthier life. By practicing mindfulness, you can change the way you think about your experiences and therefore cope more effectively with everyday stress, including anxiety, chronic pain or mild depression.

By living in the present moment, we can also learn how to experience simple pleasures in a more meaningful way and promoting a sense of contentment.

The benefits of practicing Mindfulness are:

  • Improved decision making
  • More focus
  • Less stress
  • Clear and calmer mind
  • Increased productivity
  • Better sleep
  • Freedom from emotional turmoil, anxiety and even depression

Mindfulness is backed by science and has been used in many clinical studies and as part of many different therapies. It is proven to provide individuals a better way of training one’s self to observe their emotion and increasing resilience to conflict and change.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course you will:

  • Learn about Mindfulness and what it is not and the science behind it
  • Learn the two most important building blocks of mindfulness: attention and the present moment
  • Experience the automatic nature of their thoughts and how these thoughts in turn automatically cause emotions to emerge.
  • Experience the judgmental nature of the mind, its problematic aspects and how to remove these obstacles to 'open awareness'
  • Learn to apply acceptance to difficult emotions
  • Understand your inner critic and learn how to effectively cultivate a friendly and caring relationship with the self.
  • Learn how to find a balance between being in the present moment and planning for the future
  • Discover ways to continue integrating mindfulness in your daily life
  • Learn short guided meditations and Mindfulness techniques that you can use in everyday life

Course Outcome

At the end of this course you will have:

  • An understanding of what Mindfulness is
  • A deeper sense of self-awareness and management of your thoughts and behaviours
  • A better understanding and handling of your emotions
  • Increased focused and clarity in your daily life
  • Mindfulness worksheets and exercises that you can use for everyday life to practice mindfulness wherever you go
  • Improved compassion towards yourself and to others

What to bring

Please bring a:

  • Pen and notepad

Course notes provided

Prerequisite

This level is for the complete beginner. Just bring an open mind to learn new things.

Delivery Mode

The class is delivered in a classroom setting,
There will be actual exercises where participants will learn how to meditate as part of mindfulness
There will also be small group activities (this will not require any physical strenuous exercise)