Self compassion with mindfulness - virtual (01RW55CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

Applicable fees
Total £51.00
Tuition Fees£51.00
Concessions are available for this course
Join us on this virtual course and explore how the wisdom and practices of mindfulness can support you to bring more self compassion into your life. Learning to recognise the times when self compassion could be helpful in your life, and being equipped with mindful ways to respond to those moments, can improve your emotional wellbeing and how you relate to yourself and those around you.

What do I need to join the course?

Ideally you should have completed our four step series of mindfulness courses before progressing to this course. If you are unsure as to whether this course is suitable then a member of our team can discuss this with you. As the course is being delivered virtually through Microsoft Teams you will need to ensure that you are able to connect to the internet, have a web browser (e.g. Google chrome, Microsoft Edge) and are able to follow the links to take part in the virtual activities. This will include having some basic computer skills, including being able to use a keyboard and mouse.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

This course is delivered via virtual learning on Microsoft Teams. You will not need to attend any classroom delivery but you will need to commit to attending the virtual sessions at the specified dates and times. In order to participate in the virtual sessions you will need access to the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet
  • Headset/earphones if required, including a microphone (unless you are able to work in an area where you will not be disturbed/disturb others
  • A reliable internet connection
  • An email address to access the virtual classroom
  • A means of using video conferencing e.g. integrated webcam, webcam, tablet with camera
  • Teams app downloaded (free download is available)
  • You may find it useful to have a notebook and pen to make notes and you may be asked to submit work back to your tutor, therefore the ability to produce a text or word document that you can upload or email to your tutor will be beneficial.

If you are unsure about how to join a virtual learning session please contact us as soon as possible, but at the latest 2 working days prior to your course starting.  We will then arrange for one of our Personal Advisors to contact you and talk you through how to access the sessions.

You may also want to attend our Preparing for virtual learning short session, this will help you to get started and feel confident in participating with any future virtual learning courses. For more details on this please search on the course booking system or telephone us on 01482 887670 or email learn@eastriding.gov.uk.

How will I learn?

Your learning will be supported online by an experienced tutor through small and large group discussions, video clips, and reading materials. You will also be invited to develop your skills and understanding through wider reading between sessions.

Attendance at all sessions is important if you are to receive the full benefits of this course. You will be given the opportunity to have one to one tutorials with your tutor to discuss personal progress. You will learn techniques on the course that you may wish to practise away from the session.

What will I learn?

You will learn how mindfulness can support self compassion, how to identify self critical thoughts and use self compassion to respond to them. You will also learn how to identify and use your own positive core values to enable you to more consistently nourish yourself and flourish in life.

What could I do next?

Your tutor will talk to you about possible progressions from this course, which may include one of our counselling and mental health, or health and wellbeing courses.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.