Improving Mindfulness
LevelAll levels
ContentText / video
Study time3-4 hours
AccessLifetime

Description

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal a professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify your own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.
 

Course Objectives

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions
     

Syllabus

Module One: Getting Started

Introduction
Course Objectives

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

Buddhist Concept
Bare Attention
Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
Memory
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

Attention
Acceptance
Mindfulness Meditation
Scanning
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

The Purpose of Emotions
High Performance Emotions
Swing Emotions
Blue Emotions
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (I)

Dichotomous Reasoning
Magnification and Minimization
Filtering
Jumping to Conclusions
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (II)

Destructive Labeling
Personalizing
Blaming
The Tyranny of the Should
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Mental Modes
Doing Mode
Being Mode
Metacognitive Awareness
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

What is Gratitude?
Gratitude Journal
An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
Forming a Habit
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
Cultivating Enthusiasm
Cultivating Confidence
Cultivating Tenacity
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

Individually Focused
Active Listening
Building a Rapport
Timing
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

Mental Resilience
Focus
Compassion
Creativity
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions
Wrapping Up

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