A Course in Mindful Living

Build Confidence, Calm and a Life You Love
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

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A Course in Mindful Living in a 6-Month online mentorship program offering a step-by-step curriculum on how to consistently integrate mindfulness practice into daily life.

Learning Objectives:

Month 1: Relax

  1. Describe the difference between Eudaimonic and Hedonic Well-Being
  2. List the three foundations of positive change.
  3. Describe what positive neuroplasticity is.
  4. Describe the key foundation for resiliency.
  5. Define the negativity bias and how it impacts resiliency.
  6. In respect to attachment disorder, describe the term "earned security."
  7. Describe two ways that play positively impacts the brain.

Month 2: Focus

  1. Practice two different formal practices that lead to greater attentional control.
  2. Describe what mindfulness is and how it helps interrupt the stress cycle.
  3. List three practical formal ways to integrate mindfulness-based theory and practice when working with patients.
  4. List three current neuroscientific studies showing the relationship between mindfulness and a stronger brain.
  5. List four questions that can help in loosening our identification with negative thoughts.

Month 3: Trust

  1. Describe three components of mindful self-compassion (mindfulness, common humanity, self-kindness).
  2. List and practice key self-compassion practices to practice for self-care and to use with patients in creating healing and forgiveness around pain.
  3. Describe how soothing touch can be incorporated into mindful self-compassion meditations.
  4. Demonstrate how to shift inner self-talk from self-criticism to self-compassion.
  5. Be able to generate your own personal self-compassion breaks to activate the parasympathetic nervous system.

Month 4: Savor

  1. Describe three ways to foster resilience using a client's own positive experiences.
  2. List three foods that impact cellular inflammation and mood.
  3. List three areas of the brain impacted by anxiety and depression.
  4. Describe the science behind how a focus on gratitude and sharing gratitude impact well-being.
  5. Describe two key practices to work with clients to increase awareness of and an experience of joy and resonant joy.

Month 5: Connect

  1. Describe the science behind social connection.
  2. List at least five ways to bring more meaning and connection in relationships.
  3. Describe how holding hands impacts the brain while under stress.
  4. List three studies that connect altruism with well-being.
  5. List three ways to bring compassion practice into your personal life and work environment.

Month 6: Accept

  1. Describe the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.
  2. Describe three scientific benefits of laughing.
  3. List three elements of cultivating mastery.
  4. List five ways to sustain confidence.
  5. Practice developing an action plan for sustaining mindfulness in daily life.

 

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 Online Test and Certificate: $20.00 Add to Cart