Be Mindful

“What day is it?” asked Pooh. “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favourite day,” said Pooh.
– A.A.Milne



We are offering a FREE online course for practicing mindfulness in daily life.

Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that helps us to relate differently to experiences. It involves paying attention to thoughts, feelings and body sensations in a way that increases our ability to manage difficult situations, make wise choices and enjoy life more.

Follow the course at a speed that suits you, with assignments to try in daily life that 

  • Explore how mindfulness can reduce stress, depression and anxiety.
  • Engaging videos and interactive sessions led by expert mindfulness trainers.
  • Take part using any computer device, including mobile phones and tablets.
  • Highly accessible & easy-to-follow with subtitles on all audio and video content
  • Track your progress on the course and notice any changes.
  • Learn techniques that will last a life-time

If you would like to access our free online course please complete the registration form below and then complete the questionnaires at the bottom of this page. Once we receive your completed forms we will register you for the online course, no telephone assessment will be required.

Be Mindful registration form
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Please be aware of the following information regarding our confidentiality policy – We have a duty of care to yourself and others and if at any point risk or harm towards yourself or others is identified in the questionnaires below we may need to contact you about the information reported, and share information with your GP

Thank you for registering your interest in the course. In addition to the registration form that you have completed, please also complete the following questionnaires. These are four short questionnaires which look at symptoms of depression and anxiety, and allow us to track your progress throughout the BeMindful Course.

Service Questionnaires
Work *
If you are working, looking for work or studying please identify on the scale how much this activity is affected. If you are retired or not working, for reasons unrelated to your current problems, please tick N/A
Home management *
Cleaning, tidying, shopping, cooking, looking after home/children/self, paying bills etc.
Social leisure activities *
Activities with other people, e.g. parties, pubs, outings, entertainment etc.
Private leisure activities *
Activities done alone, e.g. reading, gardening, sewing, hobbies, walking etc.
Family and relationships *
Your ability to form and maintain close relationships with other people, including the people that you may live with or socialise with

If you are seeking urgent help, or you feel that you cannot keep yourself safe, please contact:

  • Your GP or out of hours on 111
  • The emergency services – dial 999
  • Or go to your nearest hospital with an A&E Department

Crisis Support Team

This single telephone number is available 24/7 if you need urgent mental health advice and support. It can be used for yourself as well as on behalf of family members.

Telephone: 0300 222 0123

(Access for the hearing impaired: 0786 002 2819)

We would advise you to make an appointment with your GP. However, If you feel you need some immediate support, outside of your appointments and/or normal working hours, the following organisations are available for support.


You might choose to call Samaritans or Mental Health Matters if:

  • You are feeling low, anxious or stressed and feel talking to another person might help you cope
  • You may be in extreme emotional distress and feel that there is nowhere else to turn
  • You may be caring for another person and finding it difficult to cope

Samaritans is available round the clock, every single day of the year. Talk to us any time you like in your own way and off the record, about whatever’s getting to you. 

Call us free any time on 116 123
Or email [email protected]
Visit us – find us on Samaritans.org

Mental Health Matters helpline also offers 24-hour support with a team of highly trained support workers

Helpline: 0800 107 0160 (This number is free to call)

Website: http://www.mentalhealthmatters.com

Online support: http://www.mentalhealthmatters.com/our-services/helpline-services/time-online/


Contacting these Helplines can give you a feeling of relief, wellbeing and peace of mind. You won’t be judged and the service is confidential unless it is considered that there is a risk to yourself or others.