Questions about Mindfulness-flow?
Is mindfulness for everyone?
Yes! Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that anyone can learn and enjoy the amazing benefits. With Mindfulness - flow, you have access to the most widely recognised established form of mindfulness therapy, so you can join the Pathway with confidence in its quality and effectiveness. You don't even need to feel stressed to benefit from the course!
How does mindfulness work?
Mindfulness-flow helps us to relate differently to experiences. It involves paying attention to our thoughts and feelings in a way that increases our ability to manage difficult situations and make wise choices. On the Mindfulness - flow journey, you'll be guided step-by-step by a qualified mindfulness guide. By the end of the online course, you'll be naturally practising mindfulness in your daily life, helping you to be present and not caught up in negative thoughts, to be more aware and respond more skilfully to events, and to reduce and maintain low levels of stress, depression and anxiety.
How does Mindfulness-flow differ from the other "mindfulness" apps?
You'll see lots of apps and websites using the word "mindful" or "mindfulness", but not all mindfulness courses are the same. Mindfulness - flow is an online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course. MBCT is the widely established clinically recognised form of mindfulness training. Our online mindfulness course has been thoroughly evaluated. It has helped many hundreds of people significantly reduce their stress, anxiety and depression, as well as improve their sleep quality and general mood and wellbeing.
How will mindfulness benefit me?
Hundreds of people have completed this evidence-based online mindfulness course and report long-lasting, life-changing benefits, including significantly reducing anxiety, depression and stress. The Mindfulness - flow journey is effective as an early intervention for low mood, a clinical intervention for depression, anxiety and stress, and to help maintain general wellbeing.
Is this mindfulness course for beginners?
Mindfulness - flow is a structured mindfulness journey, suitable for beginners and great as a refresher for the more experienced. We don’t expect you to know anything about mindfulness when you start; everything is introduced and explained as we go along.
How can mindfulness help depression and mental health?
Mindfulness helps us relate differently to negative thoughts and emotions, so we're better able to manage them and respond more positively. On the Mindfulness - flow journey , you'll be guided step-by-step through a full course of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), which was clinically developed as a therapeutic intervention for recurrent depression (people vulnerable to depressive relapse).
Is this online course for training to teach mindfulness to others?
No - Mindfulness - flow is an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy course, designed for individual and personal use. To train to teach mindfulness you'll need to attend a mindfulness teaching institution. However, Mindfulness - flow is a great way to introduce yourself or get to grips with mindfulness before progressing on to becoming a teacher.
How can I be mindful when stressed?
Through mindfulness we learn to pay attention in a way that increases our ability to respond more effectively to difficult situations; to act instead of react. Mindfulness - flow teaches us these skills and practical techniques we can use daily to be more mindful and reduce our stress.
Is mindfulness a religious?
Mindfulness was brought to western society by Jon Kabat-Zinn in the form of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) therapy. A few years later Professor Mark Williams et al developed Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), derived from the therapies of MBSR and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). MBCT is now established as the clinically recognised form of mindfulness training and is used widely in healthcare as an intervention for recurrent depression. Mindfulness - flow is accessible by anyone, anywhere and widely used. MBCT, and therefore the Mindfulness - flow course does not contain anything of a religious nature. You will not be asked to accept anything, except what you experience for yourself.
Will I have access to the mindfulness course for life?
Here at Mindfulness - flow, we know just how powerful mindfulness is and want to help you experience the amazing wellbeing benefits the practice of mindfulness brings. That's why we make it as easy as possible for you to get started and continue on your mindfulness journey, with lifetime access to the Mindfulness - flow journey. No time-limits, no restrictions.
Can mindfulness really help reduce anxiety?
Mindfulness teaches us how to be and stay in the present moment, so we don't get caught up or carried away in negative and unhelpful thinking. On the Mindfulness - flow course you'll learn and practise a range of mindfulness techniques and skills that you can apply to daily life.
How much time will it take to complete the full mindfulness course?
Mindfulness - flow is a unique online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course. You'll be guided through 9 modules of mindfulness training, addressing 7 key themes that will help you reduce your stress, anxiety and depression and give you skills to maintain your wellbeing in the long-term. You can participate at your own pace, taking as long as you like to complete the course. To finish the course in the quickest time of 8-weeks, we recommend setting aside 20-30 minutes a day for practice.
Is the mindfulness course accessible?
Yes! The Mindfulness - flow journey is a fully online web-app, so you can access the course from any and all your devices, from anywhere in the world, at any time, simply via the internet.
Can I find Mindfulness-flow on the Play / App Store?
Mindfulness - flow is a web-app! This means you can access your course from anywhere in the world, using any device, simply over the internet using a web browser. Choose to save Mindfulness - flow to your phone or tablet's Home Screen (from your web browser menu) for easy access to the course, without taking up any precious storage space.