Mindfulness for Anxiety
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Mindfulness for Anxiety

A gentle introduction to mindfulness and gratitude, helping to reduce anxiety and build strong foundations for happiness
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Created by Katie Sheen
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $40
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to develop a sense of inner peace and security using mindful breathing
  • Make friends with anxiety so that you can work together to build a happier life
  • Enjoy simple gratitude and appreciation techniques that connect you more positively to the world around you
  • Feel stronger, safer and more resilient by transforming negative thought patterns into positive ones
  • Create strong foundations of mindfulness to support you through life's challenges
  • Simply relax and enjoy life more!
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Requirements
  • This course is suitable for complete beginners who have heard of mindfulness but are not sure how it can help them, or have never explored how to use gratitude and appreciation as a way to reduce anxiety and increase happiness
Description

Do you ever suffer from anxiety? 

Do you get stuck in worrying thoughts about the past or the future? 

Do you wish you could learn to relax and enjoy life more?

This course is designed to help you feel calmer, safer, and more secure. If you are new to the world of mindfulness and would like to know how it can help you to manage your anxiety, this course will provide you with an introductory overview that is full of ideas that you can begin to use straight away. 

Discover how mindfulness can easily be incorporated into even the busiest of lives, providing strong foundations that help you gradually flourish into the peaceful, happy person that you want to be.

Practice the power of coming back to your breathing, building a core of relaxed inner strength that you can take with you into every stressful situation. 

Enjoy the liberation that mindfulness can bring by practising simple ways to free yourself of repetitive, anxious thought patterns. 

Explore the transformative power of gratitude and appreciation: a technique backed by science that draws on the combined wisdom of mindfulness and positive psychology. This section of the course is supported by our free Soul Nutrition App called "Appreciating Windowsills" that you can download on the App Store or Google Play. You could also develop a daily gratitude practice by signing up to our free "Happiness Calendar" on the Soul Nutrition website. However, neither of these free external tools are compulsory, they are simply optional extras that you could choose to enjoy in addition to all the great content that you can access and benefit from without ever leaving Udemy!

Please note that this course doesn't include any guided meditations. However it does contain some great tips on making mindfulness a daily habit that helps you discover more happiness in every day: so eventually a daily meditation practice may follow naturally.

Mindfulness stems from Buddhism and I study in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, so I refer to him and other teachers who have inspired my own mindfulness practice in this course: but the material here is suitable for those of all faiths or none. Everyone is welcome!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course welcomes anyone who would like to discover more happiness in every day, by using mindfulness techniques and gratitude games to reduce anxiety.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:18
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Discovering Mindfulness
3 Lectures 01:57


Where can I discover more about mindfulness?
00:19
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Discovering Mindfulness for Anxiety
5 Lectures 11:47



Breathe like a tree and wait for the storm to pass
02:18

Above the clouds, the sky is always blue
00:32
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Making Friends with Anxiety
4 Lectures 07:41
Helping to identify the causes of anxiety
01:48

Mind the Gap! Managing the stages of anxiety
03:39

Does watching the news trigger your anxiety?
01:36

Take a moment to listen to your anxiety
00:38
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Nourishing Happiness
4 Lectures 06:57
Developing a daily mindfulness meditation practice
01:27

Making chores a source of happiness
02:56

Enjoying the Happiness Calendar
01:37

What went well today?
00:57
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Mindfulness of the Present Moment
3 Lectures 03:34
How can the present moment help to reduce anxiety?
01:03

Living in the present but planning for the future
01:17

Is it true? Are you sure?
01:14
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Kindness and Compassion
3 Lectures 11:44
How can anxiety become a useful friend to have?
03:47

Smiling to your anxiety and your happiness
04:14

Coping with sustained periods of anxiety
03:43
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Finding Peace
2 Lectures 03:49
Focus on the moments of peace and happiness
01:53

Unstick yourself from negative thinking
01:56
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Appreciating Windowsills
2 Lectures 03:47
Appreciating Windowsills
03:26

How to download your free Appreciating Windowsills App
00:21
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Thank you, please stay in touch!
2 Lectures 01:13
I wish you every happiness
00:19

How to connect with me
00:54
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About the Instructor
Katie Sheen
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Mindfulness Teacher & Founder of Soul Nutrition

Katie’s expertise and relaxed, practical teaching style will inspire you with the confidence to enjoy putting into practice the mindfulness techniques in which she specialises. She holds a Masters degree in Education, a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, and is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy.

Using a combination of mindfulness, positive psychology and nutritional support techniques to enhance wellness, Katie always ensures that her presentations are packed with relevant ideas for you to take away. She has led bespoke workshops for corporate clients including Deloitte, Adidas, Barclays, Barclaycard and Greater Manchester Police. She runs regular events, meditation classes, courses and retreats for the general public, and has presented at conferences to a wide range of audiences, where she enjoys teaching mindfulness designed to support the specific needs of those attending. She has also contributed to a number of magazines and websites, as well as appearing on local radio and BBC Breakfast News.

MINDFULNESS

Katie has been practicing mindfulness in her own life for over 16 years. She studies in the tradition of Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh, who was proposed for a Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King in 1967.

Katie continues to deepen her own practice by regularly attending retreats as well as the local Sanghas that flourish under the guidance of the Community of Interbeing charity, which represents Thich Nhat Hanh in the UK. These Sanghas are groups of people from a wide range of faith backgrounds, who aspire to develop peace in themselves and in the world through the practice of mindful living. She is therefore able to teach from her personal experience, including using mindfulness during being treated for and subsequently cured of cancer in 2015.