The course manual can be completed by pupils either independently or with adult support at home or school. The mini course is 1/3 of the full Mindful & Wellbeing course which consists of 9 modules.
This mini-course includes the full module of Thoughts and the full module of Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours, plus 2 learning sessions and 2 follow-up activities from the Mindful Wellbeing module and 1 learning session and 1 follow-up activity from the Happiness and Kindness module.
Structure of the mini course:
Breathing Technique Focuses: Counting 4/7/8 and Hand Breathing.
Mindful Moment Focuses: Mindful Walk and Squeeze & Release.
Sessions and follow-up activities:
- 2 Mindful Wellbeing sessions and 2 follow-up activities.
- 5 Thoughts sessions and 5 follow-up activities.
- 5 Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours sessions and 5 follow-up activities.
- 1 Happiness & Kindness session and activity to finish the mini course.
- 2 pages for notes or reflection.
- 2 Quizzes.
Each session will have some information to read and also think about and talk about with a follow-up activity. The young person can work their way through the course however it fits into their life/lives. Please encourage doing a daily breathing and daily mindful focus at some point during the day; this will help your young person to live in the present moment.
You can print off the PDF and use with as many young people as you wish.
Additional Mini Courses: Fight, Flight, Freeze & The Busy Mind. Stress, Hormones, Triggers & Choices.
Full modules for the Mindful & Wellbeing Course: