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Introduction to Mindfulness and Cognitive Sub-systems

Kitty introduces you to two modes of mind:Doing mode - activates the threat and drive nervous system responses: it prepares you to fight or flee, and can tip you over into freeze. Being mode -…

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Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM) Hand and Fist Practice

In this short guided practice, you’ll explore a way of relating to signs of nervous system dysregulation, with friendliness and care.

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Thoughts on Self Care and Wellbeing

The course team share their thoughts on three core questions:What is self care? What is wellbeing? Why is this course important?

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3-step Breathing Space: Action Step

This is a short guided mindfulness exercise to help you practise self-awareness.

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3-step Breathing Space: Responsive

This is a short guided mindfulness practice.

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FOFBOC (Feet on Floor, Bottom on Chair) Practice

This is a short practice to help you feel grounded and calm.

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3-step Breathing Space

This is a short practice to help you check in, settle, and ground yourself regularly throughout the day.

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Gratitude Diary

Kitty guides you through a short mindfulness practice on gratitude.

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Course Introduction

Graham and Kitty welcome you to the course and provide an overview of what the course contains and how best to utilise what you learn in your day-to-day life.

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Mindful Self-compassion

Dorothy explains how you can approach dealing with difficult emotions, which can be summarised in five key stages: resisting, exploring, tolerating, allowing and acceptance.

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Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM) Theory

In this video, we introduce the 4 ‘R’s of a ‘trauma-sensitive’ approach to self care:Realising the ubiquity of traumatic experience. Recognising symptoms of nervous system…

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Practising the Pause

In this video, Graham explores a number of factors which we can identify and modify to allow us to access that place where we respond, rather than react – using the HALT mnemonic (and more…

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Self Care and Wellbeing course trailer

Learn practical techniques to improve your wellbeing and manage your response to stress so you can care for others effectively. Enrol now on FutureLearn!

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Amygdala Hijacking

What does amygdala hijacking mean? And why is it important in understanding our behaviour? Dorothy Armstrong explains the role your amygdala plays when under stress, and how developing self-awareness…

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Introduction to Caring Human Factors

Dr Graham Nimmo provides an introduction to Human Factors, how they are defined, and discusses the importance of Caring Human Factors (CHF). He also explains how we can use the ‘four…

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