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Welcome to Module 2: Mindfulness & Emotion Regulation!

This course consists of 12 lessons. Each lesson consists of a video introduction (sometimes two), followed by reading(s) and/or written exercise(s).  There are audio versions of the downloadable documents so you can listen to the reading instead, if that’s your preferred style. 

Each lesson consists of a video introduction (sometimes two), followed by reading(s) and/or written exercise(s).  Lessons are between 20 and 40 minutes in length, depending on how fast you read and how fully you engage in the exercises. Videos are mostly about 5 minutes long; some are shorter, and one is 16 minutes long. There are two guided meditations, one of 10 minutes and one of 20 minutes. Total course length is therefore about 5½ hours, which you could do in one-hour sessions. There are audio versions of the downloadable documents so you can listen to the reading instead, if that’s your preferred style.

What are you waiting for? Right where you are, is the entry point!


Begin by selecting Lesson 1 below. You need to complete each lesson before you can move to the next lesson. 

Lessons

Lesson 2 | Module 1 Review

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in four parts. The theme is Module 1 Review.  Part 1 This is an audioslide that will guide you through a review of your experiences since Module 1 using particular questions. Watching this will presence you to the benefits you’ve enjoyed as a result of your participation […]

Lesson 3 | When Psychology Met Mindfulness

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

This is a practical exercise. The theme is When Psychology Met Mindfulness. Take the time to read and/or listen to the article below, which is about the development of the field of psychology, the growth and significance of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and the more recent application of mindfulness to that modality. […]

Lesson 4 | My Module 2 Outcomes

Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in two parts. The theme is My Module 2 Outcomes. Part 1 Please watch the video below. Item 4.1 | Lead-In: Module 2 Outcomes & Mindfulness Links Part 2 When you’ve watched the above video, in order to get the most out of your participation in this […]

Lesson 5 | The “What Is” of Emotion

Length: 40 minutesComplexity: Standard

The theme of this lesson is The “What Is” of Emotion.  Take the time to watch this video. The theme is The “What Is” of Emotion. Neil takes us through a phenomenological description of emotions — in other words, emotions as we experience them. This is one of the most […]

Lesson 6 | The 3 Key Elements (Bridge)

Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in two parts. The themes are (Part 1) The 3 Key Elements and (Part 2) Being Aware of Emotions.  Part 1 This is a key concept. The theme is The Three Key Elements. Take the time to watch this brief audioslide. It offers an expanded view of the three […]

Lesson 7 | Emotions As Messengers

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in three parts. The theme is Being Nonjudgemental: Finding the Message In the Emotion Part 1 Take the time to listen to the audio below, in which Colinda explains how you can apply the key element of being nonjudgemental to emotions. As it turns out, this aligns […]

Lesson 8 | Turning Anger Into Passion

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in two parts. The theme is Turning Anger Into Passion. Part 1 This is a key concept. The theme is turning Anger Into Passion. Neil provides an example of how you can take the energy of a powerful emotion like anger and, by being nonjudgemental, transform it […]

Lesson 9 | Emotional Nonreactivity

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in two parts. The theme is Being Nonreactive: Emotional Nonreactivity Part 1 Take the time to watch the video below, in which Neil explains what emotional nonreactivity might look like and how it develops over time. This is one of the most important elements of this entire […]

Lesson 10 | The Red Zone

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in four parts and includes possibly the most important distinction introduced in this module. Part 1 This is a key concept. The theme is Being Nonreactive: The Red Zone. Please take the time to watch this video. This is one of the most important elements of this […]

Lesson 11 | Applying My Module 2 Learning

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson contains two items and will support you in starting to bring together the learning you’ve gained from this module. Part 1 Take the time to read the downloadable PDF document or listen to the audio version of this item in the lesson. The theme for the first item […]

Lesson 12 | Module 2 Summary

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Standard

This lesson is in three parts and includes a summary of the module plus  information about additional resources, as well as your off-the-field practices to carry you through until you complete the next module. Part 1 This is a summary of the Module 2 content. Please take the time to […]