Building resilience, managing stress

A 4 week mindfulness course

Building resilience and inner strength is essential. It helps us to manage stress and reactivity, create solutions when faced with difficulties, look after ourselves, and take better care of our families, friends and the wider community.

Week 1


Working with anxiety and stress

  • Anxiety and fear
  • What does stress do in the body?
  • How do we create stress?
  • Creating resources through learning
  • Tips for inner resources to meet stress and build resilience


  • Pause to be mindful. Be aware of what is happening around you and inside you. Stay present. 
  • Acknowledge feelings as they are there. Allow them to be there.
  • Calm the body – take 3 breaths where the exhale is longer than the inhale (keep that comfortable).
  • Notice that you’re basically alright right now.
  • Eat well 
  • Stay active 
  • When you go out, stay grounded
  • Develop agency: learn more about what you feel threatened by, so that you have a balanced picture. 


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In the beginning nothing comes, in the middle nothing stays, in the end nothing goes.