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 Stress and the full module of Triggers and Choices, plus 2 learning sessions and 2 follow-up activities from the Acceptance module and 1 learning session and 1 follow-up activity from the Happiness and Kindness module.
Structure of the mini-course:
Breathing Technique Focuses: Square Breathing and 1-minute focus.
Mindful Moment Focuses: Mindful Movement and 3-Part Check-in.
Sessions and activities:
- 5 Stress sessions and 5 follow-up activities.
- 5 Triggers & Choices sessions and 5 follow-up activities.
- 2 Acceptance sessions and follow-up activities.
- 1 Happiness and 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. Overthinking and Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours.
Full modules for the Mindful & Wellbeing Course: