I have created all these FREE resources for you. Have a look!
Some are for your information and others are practical exercises you can try for yourself, especially around mindfulness and Focusing.
I know from working with people that all the things I have included help different people in different ways.
If you are interested in learning any of these in a face to face way or want more information please contact me on 0438 412 667
Some of the benefits of using these resources and actually putting them into your life include:
- Experiencing greater well-being
- Feeling happier, calmer and less reactive
- Being able to concentrate better
- Being able to be with the things you find inside you like anxiety or busy thoughts
- Coping better with everyday stresses and strains eg relationship and family issues
- Being with the good things in life as well
You may decide you would like to implement MORE than MINDFULNESS in your school. If you do here is a Summary of what is included in the MtM Program Workbook to help you decide.
You can look at A MORE than Mindfulness Scope and Sequence that was implemented at a Sydney Primary School
You can read a report from a Primary School where the full MtM program was successfully run and created compelling results. It includes Students’ comments on what they found helpful.
Click here and you will find A ginger bread person template. You can use this when you use Art with your students to draw their “felt sense”.
Here are my own Focusing guiding notes to help you or someone else to Focus.
- Discover your deepest inner most value and intentionally live your life that way
- A brief description of Gendlin’s 6 Focusing steps to give you an introduction to focusing. One of these documents comes from www.focusing.org and the other one is adapted from Gene Gendlin’s book Focusing
- An introduction to focusing and your ‘felt sense’ via focusing on something you like and something you don’t like. This is a great way to get a feel for your “felt sense”
A focusing session
- A couple of summaries of focusing, its benefits, and what typically happens in a session
Clearing a space
- a wonderful exercise to put all your issues or worries on the outside of you and then decide what to work on
- Clearing a Space – Guiding Suggestions MtM
- Clearing a space Gendlin-Jane
- Different focusing teachers describe what a ‘felt sense’ means to them
- Different focusing teachers describe what Focusing means to them
- Getting bigger than what is bothering you’ a wonderful method that builds compassion and allows you to be with whatever is bothering you
- Recognising judgement and working with the critic
- Notes on what the focusing attitude means. This has been adapted from Jane Quayle
- A way to ground yourself with your breath and be in the moment
- To quickly and easily do when you are under stress
St Philip Neri Northbridge Primary School – Presentation to parents about the MtM program. The full Program was run in the school in 2016 (link to Report)
Wellbeing Australia conference – Presentation at Strengths, Circles, Social and Emotional Learning Conference. (link to power point presentation)