This course will teach mothers how to feel connected content and calm on their motherhood journey. Motherhood is a roller coaster of emotion filled with moments of bliss but also moments of intense frustration. Mothers are dis-connected, over-whelmed, stressed and often exhausted. This course is about how to practise mindfulness. Mindfulness creates self-awareness and allows mothers to re-connect.
What will you learn?
How is the course structured?
The content is made up of short lecture video’s, one mindful moment activity cards, downloadable posters including positive affirmations, tips and a mindfulness journal. The journal allows you to write record their experiences on their journey and encourages time to reflect each month. Mothers are busy and time poor so the activity cards encourage mothers to find their mindful moment each day. In time these moments start to happen automatically and there are also guided mediations that last up to 5 minutes.
How will you benefit?
This course will teach you how to be a mindful mother so you feel more joy and less frustration. This is your guide to being a content, calm and more compassionate mother. You can reduce the stress of motherhood by connecting with yourself and your child in just one mindful moment a day.
The course is designed for you to do at your own pace in your own time. This course is based on the content of the award winning book “Mother Om” written by business mentor, yoga and mindfulness teacher Leonie Percy. Leonie is also the host of the Magnetic Mama podcast.
Watch this introduction video with instructions on how to use this course. Remember to click the "view resources" tab to access downloadable content.
This lecture discusses the benefits of mindfulness for mothers. Learn why being mindful allows mums to experience more joy and less stress in their role of being a mother. Download my definition of mindfulness.
Learn how to let go of motherhood guilt so you feel more connected to yourself and to your kids.
This activity shows you how to introduce gratitude into your family life.
This lecture discusses how to live life from your heart so that you can mother in the moment with compassion and grace. Download the card with the title of the mindful movie that is recommended for you to watch.
This lecture talks about the importance of self-compassion for mothers.
Learn how to practise loving kindness towards your children.
This lecture tells us about the important of our breath and why we need to learn to use it like is it our saving grace.
This video will teach you how to take a 4 part full yogic breath. This shows you how you can explain belly breathing to kids using a breath ball (a Hoberman Sphere) and a feather and it explains the way you breath affects the way you feel.
This lecture helps us understand the difference between good stress and bad stress and what is happening in our brain when we feel stressed and when we feel relaxed.
This video explains how your brain works using your hand which is a great way to explain it to your kids. For more information on this you can research Dr. Dan Siegel and Goldie Hawn's Mind Up program.
This lecture explains the importance of deep breathing that activates our para-sympathetic nervous system which tells our body to rest and relax.
This lecture tells you about the benefits of doing a mindfulness meditation and why taking a break and having a mindful moment will make you a more compassionate mother.
You will learn how to do a tune into your body to release tension.
This lecture explains what meditation is and explains what meditation does for your busy mind. Using a chalk board or watching clouds are a great visual reminder to be present.
This lecture explains that there are many different styles of mediation and that you need to pick the ones that work best for you.
This activity explains to begin with training your mind can be challenging but in time your mind will become still.
This activity advises you to create a space in your home for your family to have quiet time.
A beautiful colour meditation that shows you how to use colour in your day to create a feeling of peace.
This lecture tells you how to see the world with mindful eyes. Take the time to reflect in your journal.
Learn how to do a mindful meditation using the sense of sound. Take the time to write and reflect in your journal.
Learn how to do a mindful meditation using the sense of smell. Take the time to write and reflect in your journal.
This activity tells you the benefits of using the sense of taste mindfully.
Learn how to do a mindful meditation using the sense of touch. Take the time to write and reflect in your journal.
Learn how to be mindful of what your thinking about. Take the time to write and reflect in your journal.
Here is a crystal mediation for your kids. Download instructions on how to make a mind jar which is a mediation tool for kids to help them feel calm.
In this lecture you will learn why having a break is essential to your well being. Download your 10 reasons to take a break poster so you can be reminded each day to do this.
Learn how to do a mindful meditation using the sense of taste. Take the time to write and reflect in your journal.
This lecture discusses why as a mother you must fill up your own cup of self love so you can give this to others without feeling depleted.
Learn how to have a cup of tea mindfully.
This lecture talks about your inner critic and why you need to be mindful of your inner self talk.
This is a loving kindness mediation you can practise any time any where to cultivate more self love.
Discover why you need to be truthful with yourself and others.
Learn the importance of connecting within so you don't loose your connection to who you truly are.
This is a beautiful meditation for mummies to reconnect to themselves and see how their child sees them through their eyes.
In this lecture you will learn how your thoughts create your reality and that you need to be mindful of what you are thinking about. View resources to print out some cute positive affirmations for you and your kids.
This lecture explains how mindfulness can re-program your brain so you will start to replace old habitual habits with mindful habits. With practise this will become part of your subconscious mind so you will start to do them automatically.
Learn to take the time to reflect in your journal.
Learn the importance of letting go of what does not serve you.
This is a video lecture on how to meditate with Mala beads using the mantra 'Ma" and "Om". Mother Om.
Learn Leonie's top 10 tips for Mindful Living. You can download these as a printable document that you can place somewhere in your space that you will see everyday as a mindful reminder.
Thank you note from Leonie and one final meditation.
Leonie is a business mentor for mum, a mindfulness teacher and author. Leonie is the founder of Yoga Mamata. Yoga Mamata teaches mums how to mother in the moment, children kindness and resilience and keeps families connected.
Leonie has been practising yoga for over 15 years. Leonie combined her experience of going through a divorce becoming a single mother, degree in psychology and passion to keep families connected, to create her business Yoga Mamata. Leonie lives in Brisbane with her son Lael and partner Jarkko. Leonie and Jarkko welcomed a beautiful baby girl called Luna – Joy in April 2015.
Leonie is the author of “Mother Om – Connect with yourself and your children in one mindful moment a day”. Endorsed by author Sarah Naphtali (Buddhism for Mothers) and Maggie Dent Parenting expert and author.
“Mother Om” has been featured in The Daily Telegraph, Practical Parenting Magazine, Mother and Baby Magazine, Australian Yoga Life, Smooth FM and Wellbeing Magazine.
“Mother Om” was awarded a silver medal at the Living Now Book awards in the USA under the Health and Wellness Category. These awards promote books for better living and celebrate positive global change. "Mother Om" was awarded a top rank 5 in the Self Published Book Awards from the Writers Digest. "This is a spectacular book" Judges review.
Leonie is a mentor for mums who want to birth an idea and create a beautiful business with the world. Connect with Leonie to book in a free discovery session to see how she can help you shine.
Leonie is the host of the Magnetic Mama Podcast with Leonie Percy. Subscribe on iTunes.