Heart Intentions 2017

Mindfulness, Mandalas & Mapping Your Intentions | taught by Sara Phillips

Course description


This year-long series of monthly women’s gatherings is designed to move us beyond surface-level goal setting to deep personal intentions that resonate on a soul level.

Each month we will meet online to create and fine tune our intentions using a range of mindfulness tools and creative mandala practices that allow us to tap into the subconscious and ask,



In the nurturing space of our online sacred circle we will dive deep with powerful processes that allow us to:

  • Let go of what no longer serves
  • Celebrate success with mindful gratitude - and create the space for more of what we love to show up in our lives
  • Unleash and rediscover our creativity
  • Set mindful intentions and hold ourselves and each other accountable for allowing them to unfold
  • Fine tune our intentions on a monthly basis
  • Make space for a mindfulness practice in our lives
  • Share our experiences and support each other in our online sacred circle.

Make 2017 your year of abundance by joining a community of like-minded women as we journey to the heart of our deepest intentions in a safe, nurturing environment.

WHEN: 4th Tuesday of every month; Next meeting is on 28th February.

DURATION: January 2017 until December 2017

COST: $20/month

NUMBERS LIMITED: we welcome new people joining us online :)

Book Now on Tab above. Any questions email: sara@mindfulparentingmindfulcoaching.com


Sara Phillips is a mindfulness practitioner who has just finished studying the Power of Awareness course with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. She is also a NLP practitioner, a parent and life coach and an experienced workshop facilitator who has taught mindfulness to parents, children, teenagers and schools.

Sara’s experiences as a mother, coach and family support worker have shown her that women who nurture themselves are able to find creative solutions to the challenge of balancing our many roles with personal fulfilment.

Her intention is to create a community of women who support each other to live mindfully and abundantly.

You can read more about Sara's intentions for this group and why the idea of combining mandalas, mindfulness & mapping intentions here

This series of monthly gatherings will help you to:

  • tune into your inner heart wisdom,
  • set a direction in your life,
  • cultivate those qualities and values you would like more of in your life
  • be in a supportive community of women with mindfulness, deep nurturing, creativity & spirit.

Each month we will meet in a circle of women to:
  • centre ourselves in mindfulness and reflect on what is most alive for us right now
  • celebrate what we have enjoyed & what we are grateful for that month
  • share what we are ready to let go or no longer have in our life
  • tune into our inner compass from deep within our heart and set our deep inner intentions (read more here)
  • create a mandala that reflects our intentions for the next month
  • learn different mandala techniques

Sara will integrate all of her experience as a life coach, NLP practitioner, mindfulness practitioner and creative spirit to facilitate this transformative group.

A Life Pie Mandala I made last year while completing The Artist Way with Julia Cameron-

just one of the mandala exercises we will do.

Read more about Sara's intentions for this group in the blog article: Setting Deep Intentions: https://littlemindfulmoments.wordpress.com

Mindfulness: helps to centre you & allows space for you to hear your own inner heart wisdom and practice some of those life qualities you may want to cultivate more of in your life : loving kindness, forgiveness, self-compassion

Mandalas: using your right brain and being creative allows you to access and program your subconscious and create a visual reminder of your deep intentions. Being creative with mandalas is also a very mindful and calming activity. No prior experience necessary.

Mapping Intentions: 'Plant the seeds of deep intention and little by little things change.' Jack Kornfield. Reflective coaching questions will help you to identify what really matters to you and empower you to set realistic intentions to create more of what is important in your life. Sharing your intentions in a supportive group monthly will help to inspire you and I love the accountability of reporting in to a group.

What you need:
  • An A4 or bigger art journal.
  • All art materials supplied but feel free to bring your favourites. If you are joining us online you'll need some waterproof ink pens, eraser, pencil, compass, textas or pencils
  • Shining Year in Life or Biz workbooks and / or diary by Leonie Dawson http://leoniedawson.com/ are optional but will compliment these sessions beautifully.

We meet 4th Tuesday every month in the evening 7pm AEST
Starting 24th January 2017
In Port Macquarie & also online (recorded material) and online in our sacred circle.

Time commitment approx 2-4 hours per month...

Only $20 per month for 12 months
100% satisfaction guaranteed: if you are not happy with the content after the first month full refund supplied.

Info, readings, audio & video will be added each month as we progress.

When you have subscribed you will be invited to join our private online group:

Sara Phillips
Sara Phillips
Life Coach, Parent Coach, Mindfulness Facilitator

Sara is a life coach, mindfulness practitioner, parent coach, parent educator, creative spirit and Mum to 4 teenagers! Through her business, Mindful Parenting Mindful Coaching, Sara uses her coaching and mindfulness skills to empower families to cultivate inner well-being, peace and fulfilment no matter what obstacles they might find, to make life just a little bit easier.

Sara is passionate about updating her knowledge & skills with the latest neuroscience and mindfulness research and is actively training in the ACT mindfulness & acceptance approach. Her vision is that all parents will learn how to support their children / teens to handle their difficult thoughts & feelings, get on with other people and live a rich, full & meaningful life.
With a background in speech pathology, teaching, coordinating a parenting centre and supporting families, as well as being mum to 4, Sara has a wealth of experience in coordinating fun, interactive and practical workshops and in deep listening to other people’s stories and coaching them to find great solutions.


Course Curriculum

January 2017
Welcome to Heart Intentions 2017 FREE PREVIEW
Welcome to Heart Intentions 2017 FREE PREVIEW
I'll introduce myself FREE PREVIEW
My Intentions for the Heart Intentions 2017 course FREE PREVIEW
My Intentions for Heart Intentions 2017 FREE PREVIEW
Why Creativity? Why Mandalas?
Arriving In The Present Moment Meditation FREE PREVIEW
Introduce Yourself & Your intentions for the course
Reflection Questions - before making your mandala
What really matters to you? Belly heart & mind meditation
Materials needed for January's Mandala:
Making an Intentions Mandala January 2017
Mandala Reflection Prompts:
Loving Kindness Meditation to complete our January Circle 2017
Feedback / Questions
Resources For January 2017
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February 2017
Welcome to February Heart Intentions
Light meditation
Inner Reflections
Heart Meditation
February Intentions Mandala: Watercolours with Be, Do, Have layers
Video, time lapse, of water colour mandala
February Intentions Mandala: Oil Pastels with words underneath
Video, time lapse, of oil pastels mandala...
Chakra Mandala (optional)
Loving Kindness Meditation
Sharing, Feedback & Questions
February Resources
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March 2017
Welcome to our March Heart Intentions Circle
Colour Meditation
Inner Reflections
Mandala Meditation & our March Mandala - more information READ FIRST
Making the mandala - some suggestions...
Other intuitive mandala examples
Mandala Meditation
Mandala Reflections:
CANDLE loving kindness meditation
Sharing, feedback, questions...
March Resources
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April 2017
Welcome to April Heart Intentions
Grounding meditation
Inner Reflections For April
What You Need (Art Materials & Art Journal Questions - Inner Child)
Inner Child Meditation
Part 1: Inner Child Lotus Mandala
Part 2: Inner Child Lotus Mandala
Freehand Lotus Mandalas (alternative exercise)
Mandala Reflections
Gratitude Meditation
Sharing, Feedback & Questions
April Resources
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May 2017
Welcome to May Heart Intentions
Inner Reflections For May
Grounding Meditation - Creative Exercise
Optional Grounding Exercise
Saying Yes Meditation
No Fear Guided Visualisation
A Page of Mandalas...
Mandala Reflections
Gratitude Meditation
Sharing, Feedback & Questions
Resources For May
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June 2017
Welcome to June Heart Intentions 2017
Inner Reflections For June
Reflection Meditation - Creative Exercise - how much of your day is being & doing...
Reflection Meditation - Creative Exercise on Being & Doing AUDIO
Wisdom & Insight from a Wise Being Meditation
Making Mandala Flags For BEING
Notice Creativity in your Body...
Mandala Reflections
Loving Kindness Meditation
Sharing, Feedback, Questions
Resources For June 2017
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July 2017
Welcome to July Heart Intentions
Inner Reflections For July
Sacred Geometry & Flower Of Life
Short Body Scan to arrive in the present moment...
How to make a Seed of Life or Flower of Life Mandala?
Connect & Reflect ACT Values Meditation
What matters to you? What is most important for you?
Breathe In Relax Breathe Out Smile
Sharing, Feedback & Questions
Resources For July 2017
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August 2017
Welcome to our August Heart Intentions Circle
Inner Heart Reflections For August
Playful Hand Meditation
Gratitude Body Scan
Instructions for your Feet Mandala
Instructions For Your Hand Mandala
Loving Kindness with FEELING!
Open Up: handling difficult thoughts & feelings
Sharing, Feedback & Questions
Resources For August
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September 2017
Welcome to our September Heart Intentions
Reflection: Your journey so far...
What matters most to you - your journey
Intuitive Mandala
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October 2017
Welcome to our October Heart Intentions Circle.
Inner Heart Reflection for October
Letting Go Meditation with Forgiveness Prayer
Letting Go Mini-Mandalas
Letting go & Releasing Ritual
Grandmother Earth Blessing to close our Circle
Resources For October
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November 2017
Welcome to our November Heart Intentions Circle
Mindfulness Walk, Mother Earth Meditation & I wish....& Thank you for...
Create your Medicine Wheel Mandala
Cultivating a Circle Filled with Wishes and Gratitude
Meditation & Journalling to close our November Circle...
BONUS Meditation: The Lake Meditation
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December 2017
Welcome to our December Heart Intentions Circle
Movie Screen Meditation: Review of 2017 and Vision for 2018
Journal: What do you REALLY want to say YES to and say NO to in 2018?
Vision Collage Mandala
OPTIONAL: A Mandala of Mandalas
Gold Thread Closing Meditation for December and for 2017: with Loving Kindness
Farewell & What's Next? Heart Intentions 2018
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