Health & wellbeing

be kind to your mind: online self-care videos

Port Macquarie
21 Apr 2020
headspace Port Macquarie have put together some recordings of our online activities. These activities are all about being kind to your mind (and body). Check them out and let us know what you think :)
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Yoga with Jules - 50 min Yoga session for Beginners

During COVID our Community Engagement Officer & resident Yoga Teacher Jules put together an easy to follow yoga session you can do in your own home.  Created in two separate videos of 25 mins each (Part 1 & 2).  It's suitable for all ages and abilities, and can be done anytime it suits you.  

Did you know?  Yoga is not only a great tool to improve your flexibility and strength but it reduces stress, enhances brain function and can boost mindfulness.    So what are you waiting for... give it a go!

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Meditation with Lexi 

Lexi one of our Port Macquarie Youth Reference Group members has created this beautiful & easy to follow meditation.  It is less than 2 minutes and can be done anytime. 

Enjoy & thanks Lexi for creating this little piece of mindfulness. 

Did you know?   Mindfulness meditation is a mental training practice that teaches you to slow down racing thoughts, let go of negativity, and calm both your mind and body.

YouTube Video

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Mandalas & Mindfulness - How to with Sara 

This video recording is from our Mindful Mandala Moments online workshop. Create a beautiful simple intuitive mandala with Sara (+ Jules)while learning some easy mindfulness strategies and send out well wishes to those you care about.

Did you know? Designing and coloring mandalas can help you focus your attention. That’s why they’re a great exercise for calming down when you’re stressed and waking up your mind.

Here are some other benefits of making mandalas:

  • They help with balance.
  • They help with concentration.
  • They make it easier to be mindful.
  • Another thing thing they do is push aside thoughts and let your creativity flow.
  • The way all the shapes and designs are laid out brings a feeling of balance.