The Positive Mindfulness™ training is an evidence-based program that offers secular, intensive mindfulness training to assist people with implementing mindfulness into their daily life. The course addresses essential building blocks of mindfulness in 7 sessions, and then integrates these building blocks in session 8. Evidence-based components of modern Positive Psychology and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy are combined with meditation practices from classical Buddhist traditions. After completing this course, participants have learned methods to integrate mindfulness into their daily lives in a meaningful way, and have gained a deeper understanding of the essence of mindfulness and Positive Psychology.
Who is this course for?
Positive Mindfulness™ is for participants who are well motivated to incorporate Mindfulness practices into their daily life. During the course, participants are invited to practice the various skills and techniques daily or at least a few times per week. Participants are invited to complete a progress plan.
Who should not sign up?
Positive Mindfulness™ is not a substitute for therapy or medical treatment. The training is designed to expose participants to evidence-based Mindfulness theory and strategies such as Mindfulness Meditation. If you have a past or current history of depression, anxiety, eating disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, or any other mental health concern, or are currently taking an anti-anxiety medication or sleeping aids such as Benzodiazepines, you are advised to refrain from signing up. If you are reading the information on this website and you require immediate mental health support, please call the HealthLine 811 now.
After sign-up, all participants are required to complete an online intake form. This signup form assists the instructor with a better understanding of the needs of each of the participants in the group. In rare cases, participants are asked not to participate after they signed up. In such cases, a refund is provided, and the participant is directed towards support channels.