MINDWEATHER 101: AN ONLINE 

COURSE EXPLORING CREATIVE WAYS

TO WORK WITH INTENSE THOUGHTS & EMOTIONS

 

We draw from the latest science, including mind-body medicine,

neuroscience, mindfulness, to equip those facing mental/emotional

distress with the latest insight on what it takes to move towards

sustainable, vibrant mental health.

CLASS FEATURES

Here’s what you’ll find in this ground-breaking, online course on mental health:

15 LESSONS

broken up into 35 short videos with nearly 7 hours of instruction

VIDEOS

available to watch anytime, with a coach ready to answer questions that come up

INTERVIEWS

with 35 different researchers, professionals and patients

RESOURCE LIBRARY

for quick access to additional research and practical supports

WHO IS THIS CLASS FOR?

Those with mental or emotional challenges, the people who love them, professional caregivers. Who is this class for? It’s for all of us.

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MINDWEATHER LESSON SUMMARIES

Questions Explored
in the Class:

Lesson 1-4

  • What does the latest science on brain

    changeability mean for those facing

    serious mental and emotional distress?

  • In what ways can this discovery help

    instill hope for ​​people in

    meaningful recovery?

Lesson 5

  • How can family and friends support

    someone who is distressed in a way that

    is truly helpful?

Lesson 6

  • Is sustainable recovery from serious

    mental or emotional disorder even

    possible? If so, what does that entail?

Lessons 7-8

  • Are there consequences for trying

    to fight against what hurts or trying to

    push away what is painful?

Lessons 9-11

  • What would it mean to make room

    for what hurts, stopping long enough to

    learn how to work with painful emotions

    more skillfully?

Lessons 12-13

  • How can we work with repetitive,

    negative thoughts in a way that helps

    decrease their power over us?

Lessons 14-15

  • In what ways might we begin to “get

    at the roots” of mental & emotional

    problems by taking risk factors seriously

    in our approach to mental distress?

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“As I watched Mindweather, it renewed a hope in me not only that I personally could recover from my anxiety and PTSD, but that I could help others do that as a mental health professional.” - Medical Professional student

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“I love this class... Just watching the ​first video, I seriously got goose bumps. Like, full on goose bumps.” - Student

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"One thing I really liked is the course took a very gentle approach...I also like that the class caters to lots of kinds of situations. It poses open-ended questions to ask yourself - deeper reflection to find what's best for you." - Student

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"The class felt approachable and easy to understand...I felt welcome. I​ also​​ ​like the casual feel and the humor...you are doing a great job keeping it human." - Student

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"I have liked the conversational style of the lessons that is supported by interviews with scholars/practitioners.​ ​The class is really down to earth and straightforward. It talks to me at my level and not in a 'professor to student' way, and I really appreciate that. I can really relate with what the 'professors' are talking to me about.​" - Student

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"Mindweather 101 gave me valuable direction and insight I needed to move forward. I gained great knowledge and comfort from many of the experiences and counsel shared. I know I will be coming back to it again and again for further help and to remember all of the great information I learned. I would recommend this to anyone." - Student

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"As a Primary Care physician, many of my patients are dealing with emotional pain which affects both their mental and physical health. Mindweather 101 has taught me new perspectives I can share with my patients to help them make sense of their experiences, cope with overwhelming feelings, and find relief. I plan on continuing to refer motivated patients to alloflife.org to learn more about their emotional health on their own timetable and in the convenience of their own home." - Dr. Angel Kirkham

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About

Mindweather was created by the contributions of many mental health experts, professionals and researchers (see a full bio list here). You will be guided through an exploration of key questions in mental health by three individuals:

JACOB HESS

Jacob is a Co-founder of All of Life, a public health non-profit that creates online, mindfulness-based classes for depression, anxiety and ADHD. Jacob holds a Ph.D. in clinical-community psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has trained with the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts to teach Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction. He has authored 13 peer-reviewed articles on long-term depression treatment outcomes and clashing narratives of socio-political and mental health issues. Jacob with his wife, Monique, have three boys who make sure their daddy smiles at least 12 times per day.

contact me at:

jacob@alloflife.org

801-712-1346

THOMAS MCCONKIE

Thomas is a Co-founder of All of Life. Before returning to his native Utah in 2011, he spent several years in China consulting with multinational corporations on promoting decent work and alleviating sweatshop labor. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish & all things mindfulness. With 18 years of experience in various forms of meditation and attentional skills training (did you know that attention is a skill?), Thomas is currently consulting with various organizations to deepen mindfulness capacity. He hosts numerous mindfulness communities and is on faculty at Pacific Integral in Seattle, Washington.

VICKI OVERFELT

Vicki received her Masters of Arts in Education with an emphasis in educational administration from Columbia University, Teachers College. Vicki currently focuses her instruction specifically on the study of stress reduction through the practice of mindfulness. A practitioner of mind-body disciplines for more than 25 years, Vicki is dedicated to sharing the practice of mindfulness with others and guiding them in ways to consciously and systematically work with stress, pain, illness, and the challenges of everyday life. She teaches adults classes offered quarterly through Red Butte Gardens and the University of Utah. In addition, Vicki collaborates with University of Utah reasearchers on projects related to the effectiveness of mindfulness on various populations. She is an instructor of MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) and continues to receive her training through the Center for Mindfulness, housed within the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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