“The best way to develop greater happiness and other inner strengths is to have experiences of them, and then help these good mental states to become good neural traits. This is taking in the good: activating a positive experience and installing it in your brain.” — Rick Hanson in the bestseller “Hardwiring Happiness”
This Positive Neuroplasticity Training (PNT) is an 8-week online course to learn how to:
Our thoughts change the structure of our brains. Everything we do creates connections within the network of our brain, and the more you repeat something, the stronger that connection gets. These connections control our reactions, emotions, and behaviors, and affect our overall well-being.
Join Bridgeen, founder of Immeasurable Minds .co.uk for an experiential journey into strengthening your positive connections for lasting happiness, resilience, peace, and inner strength.
In a peer-reviewed study on these methods, people reported statistically significant increases in happiness, resilience, and compassion, and decreases in anxiety and depression.
This training includes:
This is a live, online training programme. The 8-week Cohort will begin on Tuesday 9 January 2024. It’s ok to skip a week but the course will not be recorded. The course will cover all of the following topics:
The Essence of Positive Neuroplasticity
Use your mind to change your brain
Use mindfulness to let be, let go, and let in
Overcome the brain’s negativity bias
Use HEAL to turn experiences into inner resources
Having, Enriching, and Absorbing Beneficial Experiences
Create beneficial, useful experiences
Intensify positive thoughts and feelings
Have a strong sense of being on your own side
See and believe in the good inside you
Linking Positive and Negative Material
Recognize and honor your deep needs
Grow the inner resources you need most
Stay in the “Green Zone”
Use positive experiences to heal wounds and empty places inside
Growing Strengths for Feeling Safer
Get the benefits of self-compassion
Manage threats with calm strength
Be less anxious
Rest in a sense of peace, contentment, and love
Growing Strengths for Feeling More Satisfied
Feel authentically successful at more things
Pursue big goals without stress
Feel more thankfulness and joy
Growing Strengths for Feeling More Connected
Increase a genuine sense of self-worth
Release envy and resentment
Heal deep levels of old pain
Combine compassion and assertiveness
Is this course suitable for everyone?
The Positive Neuroplasticity Training is an educational program for the general public, with special benefits for coaches, counselors, educators, healthcare professionals, and human resources trainers. The Positive Neuroplasticity Training is NOT psychotherapy, nor treatment for any physical or mental health condition. Participants take responsibility for their own experience in the program. The Positive Neuroplasticity Training could be a useful resource for normal range experiences of anxiety, blue mood, stress, loneliness, and interpersonal conflicts, including for people in psychotherapy for these concerns. If you are engaging in psychotherapy while doing this course, please tell your therapist. Last, if you have serious psychological issues or a history of suicidality, complex trauma, psychosis, or other severe mental health issues, you should consider not participating in the Positive Neuroplasticity Training as it could stir things up for you without there being the option of individual support – you are advised to seek professional treatment.
What commitment do I need to make to this course?
The course entails 8 Tuesday nights through January -February 2024. Outside the course commitment, you are encouraged to practice the new skills throughout the week, just a few minutes a day will reap benefits. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it.
How long is each class?
There are a total of 8 classes in this program. Each class is about 2.5 hours long, including didactic presentations and guided practices.
Do I need any experience or to do any reading or preparation?
No, you just come as yourself no experience or reading is necessary. However, you may wish to read Rick Hanson’s wonderful, best-selling book (on which the course is based) Hardwiring Happiness.
What technical I need?
You need to be able to use Zoom video conferencing software and the ‘Whats app’ messaging service. Please ensure you are familiar with these before booking the course.
Can I pay in installments?
Paying in installments is possible by arrangement with Bridgeen. Please email her directly proposing a payment schedule, full payment of the course is due by 9 January 2024. The early bird price can be secured by a £50 deposit before Friday 8 December 2023.
Are there other ways to pay to save the Eventbrite fee?
Yes you can save the booking fee and pay via Paypal or Bank Transfer – please email Bridgeen directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to get details
What is the difference between this course and other mindfulness and self-compassion-type courses I have done before?
Mindfulness and self-compassion are touched on in this course also, however this course focuses especially on CHANGING your brain structure to become happier and take in the good. In my (Bridgeen) opinion the PNT is it is the missing piece in all other mindfulness training. I’m really excited to bring it to you.
What qualifications does the trainer Bridgeen have?
Bridgeen has an MSc in Mindfulness Based approaches from Bangor University. She is also qualified and accredited in Mindful Self-Compassion, Yoga, and Reiki. She has been teaching since 2007. And became a student of Thich Nhat Hanh in 2005 Ordaining with the name ‘True Profound Happiness’. She first studied this PNT with Rick Hanson himself in a week long intensive in Dublin in 2017. You can see her professional listing on Rick’s site here (the only official trainer in the UK and Ireland). You can read more about her bio elsewhere on this site.
Are you a therapist, coach, doctor, mindfulness teacher or educator?
After taking this Positive Neuroplasticity Training with Bridgeen you can go on and take the Professional Course with Rick Hanson to learn how to use these powerful methods with others.
Can you tell me more about the professional course?
The Professional Course teaches you practical applications for using Positive Neuroplasticity with others. It is perfect for therapists, healthcare providers, educators, business consultants, trainers, coaches, and mindfulness, and yoga teachers – as well as parents. You will learn how to: – explain the science – teach the methods – use practical tools to change habits and build motivation – help people with stress, loss, relationship issues, and trauma The Professional Course is a video course that you can download or stream at your leisure. It will be made available to you once the 12-week Positive Neuroplasticity Training is complete, and you will have access to the videos indefinitely.
Have another question? email your trainer Bridgeen directly at email@example.com
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As always – tickets are not refundable or transferable – thank you for your understanding.
|Dates:||Tuesday 9 January 2024|
|Times:||7 - 9.30pm|
|Location:||Your own space|