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Lecture Overview

Much is said and written about 'living mindfully', but do you really understand what it is and how it works? In this lecture, Geoff Ahern explains why learning to live mindfully really is worth it! Geoff provides seven useful suggestions on how you can live more mindfully. Not to be missed by any healthcare professional.


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Geoffrey Ahern

Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician and educator who splits his time between working with people in a mental health crisis in the ED setting and working proactively to educate other health professionals and the community about how to better understand mental health problems, as well as substance use and addiction. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience in emergency and trauma, rural nursing, alcohol and other drug counselling, and psychiatric nursing across both the public and private sectors. He holds a masters of health science (mental health and addiction). Geoff is particularly fascinated by the impact that exercise, nutrition, community, meaning and purpose, and practices like yoga have on a person’s mental health, as well as living a simple life of reflection, contentment and wonderment. See Educator Profile


14 Total Rating(s)
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Zoe Robins
14 Nov 2019

Really helpful, thanks!

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anu Thottungal
14 Nov 2019

Good reminder to be mindful.

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Mary Wyn
13 Nov 2019


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narelle windle
10 Nov 2019

A wonderful insight into how we all should be aware of our mindfulness

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Gillian Hoskins
10 Nov 2019

A good tool to have and costs little of time and can only improve mental health

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Kirsty Offord
09 Nov 2019

Great information

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Nicole Smith
09 Nov 2019

I enjoyed this short video. Mindfulness is a great tool for nurses.

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Sophia Gallop
08 Nov 2019

good presentation perhaps links to further education would be useful

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Gladys Chelangat
07 Nov 2019

Great information

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Dellceea Maxwell
05 Nov 2019

Great learning...really enjoyed the mindfulness exercises for each day of the week.