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Mental Health Wellness Workshops
3.5 hr (Half Day)
Plus 
A Certificate of Attendance 
 

Make yourself a Priority.Boost your Understandingof Mental Health Self Care,Wellbeing and Life Balance.

Plan managed and Self managedNDIS Clients accepted

Fee can be billed through core supports and capacity building: Increased social and community participation

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When we learn to Replace Judgement with Curiosity, we open our consciousness to discover Renewed Options and Fresh Perspectives, creating a more regulated central nervous system.

Regulating our thoughts and emotions encourages us to practice Responding rather than Reacting at times when we might otherwise experience stress and anxiety.

As we continue to practice with Curiosity, we can Re-build Neural Pathways to assist in reducing the Flight, Fight, Freeze, Fawn reactions which may become heightened over time, particularly after experiencing a challenging or threatening experience.  

Curiosity acronym for Art of Life and Curiosity

You can join Mairead and the team in planned community events or request your own private group event at your own venue. If you would like to book an Art of Life Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshop, just drop us an email -artoflifewithmairead@gmail.com 

We would be thrilled to accommodate your needs.

During your 3.5 hour, Art of Life and Curiosity workshop, you will discover

 

~ How to sort through a mind brimming with ideas and/or thoughts to settle them into a prioritised order through Focus Therapy and Creative Arts Therapy.

~ Mind, body, spirit and environmental connections through mindfulness.

 

~ The Art of Life and Curiosity book and reflection cards. Be guided in creating a group immersive Wellness Wheel and explore the idea that we can be drawn to different elements of the wheel as we need them.

 

~ The insightful individual Wellness Wheel, using the principles practiced throughout the day. This practice can then send you home with a Holistic tool to use when ever you wish.

~ A beneficial connection to your inner child through play and sharing.

~ Opportunities to discover the origins of unhelpful patterns of behaviour and perceptions, and contemplate transformative, forward movement.

 

Increase Social and Community Participation

Improve Relationships

Improve Health and Wellbeing

Improve Life Long Learning

Improve Life Choice and Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your Mental Health Wellness Workshop will include :

 

Facilitation from a qualified Holistic Counsellor / Transpersonal Art therapist / Wellness coach, to enable safe and meaningful, personal insights and processing.

 

~ The knowledge to design your own individual Wellness Wheel.

~ A blank paged art journal for you to take home.

 

~ A number of insightful creative works for you to use as a steppingstone into further self-discovery.

~ Light refreshments for Morning tea.

~ A certificate of attendance listing therapeutic modalities and outcomes.

 

~ The opportunity to purchase your own Art of Life and Curiosity Wellness book - $65  and/or Refection Cards - $49.00.  There is no pressure to buy. 

 

~Total of 3.5 PD Hours 

Upcoming Workshops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Therapeutic benefits of attending the Art of Life and Curiosity 3.5 hr Wellness Workshop

 

Active Listening and Dadarri

  • Listen with our whole body in order to understand and appreciate other’s perspectives.

  • Enable a clearer process of ideas in your personal and work life.

  • Aboriginal Elder Miriam Rose Ungunmerr Baumann, 2021 Senior Australian of the year, describes Dadirri as inner quiet, still awareness, waiting, and being available to everyone.

Creative Art Therapy

  • Use image making, movement, and music to shift unconscious material into consciousness with the intention of meaning, making to create beneficial insights and perspectives. 

  • Give a voice to untapped longings, and unspoken truths that often go unheard.

  • Unlock your dormant creative energy and inspiration. Appreciate it's importance in work, rest, and play.

Flight, Fright, Freeze, Fawn

  • Understand why your body reacts the way it does to certain stimuli, and how to make valuable intentional changes with simple and convenient to use practice.

  • Take action in the functioning of the amygdala and autonomic nervous system to aid healthy blood pressure and breathing rates.

Focussing Therapy

  • Discover links between your emotions and behaviours by identifying and naming your emotions.

  • Learn how to safely prioritise your emotions with the intention of processing challenging thoughts and feelings.

  • Manage complex experiences and processes by uncluttering the mind and emotions.

Inner Child Integration

  • Recognise the importance of play in adult life. 

  • Engage your curiosity, intuition, sense of humour and openness to learn.

  • Replace judgement with curiosity to become a student of your own life experience.

  • Inquire into work and personal challenges as if they are adventures to be explored.  

Mindfulness

  • Practice the 3 key Characteristics of Mindfulness (Buddhism) - Intention, Attention, Attitude, and the 7 Key Attitudes to Mindfulness (Jon Kabat Zin) - Beginner’s Mind, Non-judging, Acceptance, Letting Go, Patience, Trust, and Non-Striving.

  • Learn how to integrate these practices into your present life experience.

  • Release past pain and perceived anxieties about the future.

  • Cut ties that bind you to unnecessary burdens.

Responding V’s Reacting

  • Recognise unhelpful actions that result without intentional thought that keep you feeling stuck.

  • Transform unhelpful actions into conscious, constructive responses, moving you forward at your desired pace.

  • Learn to speak your truth using nonviolent communication. (Marshall Rosenberg)

 

Wellness Wheel

  • Following philosophies of the Native American medicine wheel, Australian Aboriginal medicine wheel, the Celtic cross, the Mandala of Eastern religions, and the Labyrinth of Greek mythology, we will create a large medicine wheel designed by the group.

  • Utilizing insights gained from the group Medicine wheel, we will then engage the Art of Life and Curiosity book and Reflective Cards to explore our individual medicine wheel.  ​​​​​​​

More Confirmed Dates and Bookings to come shortly.
Please feel free to suggest your preferred area.
I am happy to accommodate
anywhere within Australia.
Life is a curious adventure.

Price will reflect travel costs for bespoke bookings.

All Art of Life and Curiosity Wellness Workshops are being hosted in quality hired Venues.

The individual venues are unable to assist you with queries regarding workshops.

For all event information and ticketing queries, please

contact us directly here:  artoflifewithmairead@gmail.com

or call Mairead on 0401 649 967

Art of Life and Curiosity Book Review

Workshops are based of the content of my book and Reflection Cards
Art of Life and Curiosity ~ Creative Mental Health, Wellbeing and
Life Exploration

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