Learn how to get a better night’s sleep using mindfulness and practical strategies from an Australian-based expert mindfulness teacher.
1.5 hour workshop delivered live via Zoom. This workshop is practical and non-religious. It includes a 4-week subscription to the premium version of the CALM mindfulness app and downloadable guided mindfulness meditations for you to keep.
“Since doing this course, I have been sleeping much better, I feel much more in control of my emotions. This means I am re-enjoying many things that I had been taking for granted.” — Sandy Good (past attendee of the Mindfulness Works Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Course).
✔ Reduced stress and anxiety
✔ Better sleep and sleeping patterns
✔ Practical ways to increase the likelihood of a good night’s sleep
✔ Guided meditations that are easy to follow and increase relaxation
✔ Effective ways to work with over-thinking
“Mindfulness helps you to keep your thoughts in the present moment. As you practice, you tend to get better at calming the mind and keeping things in perspective.” — Dr Grant Blashki is a practising GP and Beyond Blue’s lead Clinical Advisor
✔ What mindfulness is and how to practise it
✔ The link between stress, anxiety, depression and poor sleep
✔ The neuroscience behind stress and stress-reduction
✔ Working with an overthinking mind
✔ Practical guided meditations to help you relax
✔ Practical, easy to implement advice and strategies for a better night’s sleep
✔ Questions and discussion
Learn from the best. Course facilitator and mindfulness expert – Jon Unal
Jon Unal is the founder of Conscious Beginnings, a company that supports organisations with wellbeing, emotional intelligence, performance and engagement through evidence-based mindfulness training.
Over the years, he supported hundreds of people and companies to achieve their visions and aspirations by becoming more self-aware, resilient, confident and courageous. Some of his clients include Australian Counselling Association, BHP, Credit Union Australia, Sanofi and Queensland Police.
He has been on a personal development journey since 2006: completing graduate qualifications in applied psychotherapy and counselling, training in various modalities such as ACT, mindfulness and neuroscience. He also holds a Master’s Degree in economics.
“I feel calmer. I am able to use techniques when my triggers go off. Using the meditation at night has allowed me to get a better night’s sleep.” — Sue Mathew (past attendee of the Mindfulness Works Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Course).
How this workshop is delivered
This is a live, online beginners mindfulness workshop delivered through Zoom. Zoom is free and works on all modern smartphones, computers and tablets. These courses are fun, personalised and responsive and with real-time engagement with the facilitator, the participants and the practice.
“Mental Health Foundation mental health promoter Grant Rix says mindfulness has been shown to benefit our brains to such an extent that we can feel calmer, more aware, have an increased ability to focus and concentrate, remember things better and feel happier.”
New Zealand Mental Health Foundation Press Release July 2012
“Thank goodness I came across Mindfulness Works. I have learnt so much in a year and am the happiest, most authentic and content that I have ever been. Learning acceptance without judgement has been an eye opener for me.” — Rebecca Young
What people are saying about the Mindfulness Works Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation course
“Am so glad I did the course and would recommend it to everyone.” — Rosie Smith
“Huge reduction in anxiety, calmness of mind and body and empowerment over my symptoms.” — Jo Kirwan
“Thank goodness I came across Mindfulness Works. I have learnt so much in a year and have the happiest, authentic and content that I have ever been. By learning acceptance without judgement has been an eye opener for me. I’m continuing my journey of self compassion and feel excited and hopeful for my future. But am grateful of the now and who I am today…” — Rebecca Young
“Using mindfulness to help me better manage unrelenting anxiety, obsessive worrying & sadness. I have found that using the apps is helpful when having a stressful day, & I intend to keep practicing daily. Thank you.” — Cecily Wilson
“Mindfulness is now my go-to tool when I’m overwhelmed or need to re focus.” — Biljana Rufati
“The facilitator was exceptionally good. Really highly skilled.” — Victoria Barkway
“The facilitator took her time to explain things, asked questions, and was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.” — Janine Taylor
“The facilitator was interesting, captivating, funny, down-to-earth, compassionate and extremely good at what she does.” — Rosie Smith
“The facilitator presented well and had a very calming demeanour. I looked forward to the class every week.” — Paulette Fraser
“[The course] covered all key areas of peoples’ basic issues and addressed them well. I also like the apps you recommend and all the extra info in the booklet!” — Biljana Rufati
Refund and Transfer Policy
- Full refunds are available up to one week before a workshop starts.
- Free transfers to other workshops are available up to one week before a workshop starts.
- If you attend this workshop and feel you have not got value, you are entitled to and will be given a full refund.
- Refunds are not given if you do not attend the workshop.
Who is this workshop suitable for?
This course is suitable for any of the following:
- 18-year-olds and over
- People who have never meditated or practised mindfulness before
- People who have just started meditating or practising mindfulness.
Mindfulness Works is the largest mindfulness training organisation in Australia. Over 10,000 people have completed the Mindfulness Works Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation 4-week course.
Mindfulness Works is committed to:
- Providing accessible and affordable mindfulness courses.
- Offering a diverse range of experienced and skilled mindfulness trainers.
- Providing courses in a practical format with exceptional supporting resources.
- Improving the mental health of all of us and fostering self-love in all.
- Supporting our facilitators with options for further professional development.