Course curriculum

    1. About the Course

    2. Benefits of the Course

    3. Home Practice & Practical Arrangements

    4. Introduction with Paul Sugar

    5. Your Motivations

    1. What is Mindfulness?

    2. What is Meditation?

    3. Exercise: Mindful Eating

    4. Basics of Mindfulness Meditation Practice

    5. Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation Practice

    6. Awareness and Automatic Pilot

    7. Exercise: Body Scan

    8. Session 1 Quiz

    9. Home Practice (Week Following Session 1)

    1. Introduction

    2. Exercise: Body Scan

    3. Home Practice Review

    4. Resistance to Practice

    5. Helpful Qualities for Mindfulness

    6. Exercise: Mindfulness of the Breath

    7. Mind Wandering and Repetitive Habits

    8. Exercise: Thoughts and Feelings

    9. Thoughts and Feelings

    10. Pleasant Experiences Calendar

    11. Session 2 Quiz

    12. Home Practice (Week Following Session 2)

    1. Introduction

    2. Exercise: RAIN

    3. Home Practice Review

    4. Exercise: Mindful Movement

    5. Stress and Stress Reactivity

    6. Exercise: The 3‑Minute Breathing Space

    7. Recognizing Aversion

    8. Exercise: Inviting Difficulty In and Working With It Through the Body

    9. Session 3 Quiz

    10. Home Practice (Week Following Session 3)

    1. Introduction

    2. Exercise: Seeing, Hearing, and Sitting

    3. Thoughts Are Not Facts

    4. Letting Go and Letting Be

    5. Exercise: Sitting Meditation

    6. The Guest House

    7. Exercise: Mindful Walking

    8. Course Recap with Paul Sugar

    9. Keeping the Practice Alive

    10. Session 4 Quiz

    11. Let us know your experience!

About this course

  • Free
  • 47 lessons
  • Guided Meditations
  • Supported by research

Instructor(s)

Paul Sugar

MBSR Senior Instructor

Completed the advanced Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher training in 1994 at the Center for Mindfulness pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is a Certified MBSR instructor through the Mindfulness Based Professional Training Institute at the University of California San Diego. In addition, he is a Mentor for the MBSR certification candidates there. Paul is also a mentor for MBSR certification at The Center for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto, Canada.

Christiaan Neeteson

Mindfulness Coach

Christiaan is the founder of Meditation Mind, mindfulness coach and has years of experience with coaching in mindfulness and meditation. He works at an international mindfulness company in Cologne and also manages online communities about meditation and mindfulness with more than 700,000 members. Over the years, he has built an international network of thought leaders in the fields of mindfulness and meditation.

Why take this course

  • Completely free

    This course is completely free with no hidden fees.

  • Self paced

    Do it at your own pace and speed from the comfort of your own home.

  • Based on research

    Based on existing material from both MBSR and MBCT and reviewed by a professional.

Reviews

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Getting Started with Mindfulness

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The right course in the right time.

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It's a brief but full of potential course that will help you gain some knowledge about Mindfulness and different techniques to put your mind at ease, develop healthy habits and generally enrich your life. If for some reason some sections appear t...

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It's a brief but full of potential course that will help you gain some knowledge about Mindfulness and different techniques to put your mind at ease, develop healthy habits and generally enrich your life. If for some reason some sections appear to be not enough, simply start further research. There are several different resources and material provided, but if you feel you need more, just search. Don't give up. Try all the techniques and tips provided.

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