Week 1: Mindfulness Awareness
Students will learn techniques to check in with their physical, mental, emotional and environmental state to cultivate presence in any situation.
Week 2: Presence & Self-Awareness
Students will develop healthy attitudes and gain a deeper understanding of their feelings and needs, enabling them to be more present in each moment.
Week 3: Stress Management
Students will recognize the symptoms of stress, identify personal stress triggers, and challenge their distorted thinking patterns. With this knowledge, they can better manage their stress and be mindful in their response to life stressors.
Week 4: Relaxation Techniques
Students will learn how to activate their relaxation response through breathing practices and other methods. This will empower them to take control of their body’s relaxation state and enhance their mindfulness.
Week 5: Mindful Habits
Students will learn to replace negative habits with positive ones, allowing them to use their energy wisely and improve their overall quality of life and health.
Week 6: Mindful Listening
In this week, students will develop their ability to listen empathetically and understand their own and others' feelings and needs. This skill will help resolve conflicts, both internal and external, and foster supportive relationships.
Week 7: Effective Communication
Students will learn to express their feelings effectively, leading to better communication and social intelligence. This will help build a supportive community that understands and meets their needs.
Week 8: Mindful Movement & Pain Management
Students will learn how to use movement, massage, and other techniques to manage pain and improve their quality of life.
Week 9: Navigating Change & Loss
Students will learn about grief and how to navigate loss mindfully. They will gain insights into how to cope with the emotional pain of loss and understand that grief is a natural part of the process.
Week 10: Forgiveness
Students will learn about the benefits and process of forgiveness, enabling them to let go of resentment and improve their relationships with themselves and others.
Week 11: Time Management & Life Planning
Students will explore their values, priorities, and goals and develop a mindful approach to time management. This will help them make a plan to accomplish their dreams and cultivate daily presence awareness.
Week 12: Gratitude Practice
Students will learn how to cultivate an attitude of gratitude through proven techniques. This will enable them to fully appreciate the everyday blessings in their lives and live in a state of mindfulness and gratitude.