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Mixed Mental Arts: Webinar Series
Course Description:

Mixed Mental Arts is a seven-week interactive webinar programme delivered by award-winning Tough Cookie. The programme will include 60-minute webinars each week, live opening and closing sessions blended with self-paced content between sessions to facilitate learning,

You will be introduced to a toolkit of practical techniques that address how to calm an anxious mind, manage the body's stress response, self-regulate in high-pressure situations, relax the body and more.

This programme is ideal for anyone working under pressure or wanting to adopt proven coping strategies into their life.

Before enrolling on this programme, please ensure that you can commit to the webinar dates below and the self-paced learning content of one hour per week.

The course is limited to 40 spaces.


  • Mixed Mental Arts: Setting the Scene: Wednesday 22nd Feb, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Module 1 - Hacking the body's stress response - Forum: Wednesday 1st March, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Module 2 - Breaking our addiction to thought - Forum: Wednesday 8th March, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Module 3 - Neutralising unhelpful thought patterns - Forum: Wednesday 15th March, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Module 4 - Navigating overwhelming experiences - Forum: Wednesday 22nd March, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Module 5 - Relearning relaxation - Forum: Wednesday 29th March, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Module 6 - Reclaiming emotional autonomy - Forum: Wednesday 5th April, 12:00-13:00
  • Mixed Mental Arts: Going Forth: Wednesday 19th April, 12:00-13:00

Upon successful enrollment into the programme, you will receive an email with more information and joining instructions before starting on 22nd Feb. 

Participant feedback:

  • 'The course is excellent! I enjoyed learning about the science behind meditation ... an effective course that has improved the way I feel and inspired me to continue developing these skills through daily practice into the future.'
  • 'The programme has been enlightening, and I take away both techniques and a deeper understanding of how my mind works ... Thank you for creating a valuable experience.'
  • 'This was one of the most useful courses I have attended.'


Aims of the course:

  • Improve awareness and understanding of mental resilience.
  • Introduce the evidence base and theory of mental resilience.
  • Provide staff with a toolkit of 12 practical techniques.
  • Support staff to build and grow an on-going personal resilience practice.
  • Improve the wellbeing and resilience of staff that participate in the programme.
Intended Audience:
Staff in pivotal change management roles or any staff working under pressure and wanting to adopt best-practice coping strategies.
Target Audience: UCL Staff only
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