Meet Your Teacher

Stress Management & Psychological Safety Consultant

Amanda Muhammad

Amanda Muhammad is an International Mindfulness Based Stress Management & Psychological Safety Consultant in Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business Psychology, holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership, and a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Leadership. Amanda is a certified Mindfulness trainer, Compassion Fatigue Trainer and yoga instructor. Amanda teaches individuals how to build resilience and reduce stress as well as how to introduce different practices to the people they serve as a foundation for social-emotional learning, restorative practices, and building resilience. She facilitates a variety of workshops, hosts mindfulness trainings and serves as a coach to schools and organizations both across the country and internationally. In addition to in-person training, she runs a web-based education platform, Mako Mindfulness, created to guide you through her framework of evidence-based practices that change the way we process and respond to stressful situations.

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome!

    • Meet the Teacher

    • Liability Waiver

  • 2

    Module 1: It's Okay Not to be Okay

    • Intro

    • Empty Cups

    • What is Self Care?

    • Empty Cups + Self Care Reflection

  • 3

    Module 2: Let's Talk About Stress

    • Intro

    • Stress: The Good, The Bad, and Managing It

    • Stressors

  • 4

    Module 3: Types of Stress Related Conditions & Symptoms

    • Intro

    • Note Catcher

    • So, you think you're stressed?

    • Or is it Burnout?

    • Burnout Symptoms

    • Or, is it Moral Distress?

    • Moral Distress Symptoms

    • Or is it Vicarious Trauma?

    • Or is it Compassion Fatigue?

    • Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue Symptoms

    • Summary: Stress Related Conditions

    • The Neurophysiology of Serving Others

    • Reflection on The Neurophysiology of Serving Others

  • 5

    Module 4: Warning Signs

    • Intro

    • Warning Signs

    • Warning Signs Worksheet

  • 6

    Module 5: Low Impact Debriefing

    • Intro

    • Low Impact Debriefing

    • Low Impact Debriefing Pt. 2

  • 7

    Module 6: Coping Strategies

    • Intro

    • Why You Should Practice Mindfulness

    • The Mako Method Resource Guide

    • Practice Breathing

    • Practice Affirmations

    • Practice Gratitude

    • Practice Journaling

    • Establishing & Enforcing Boundaries

    • Have a Transition Routine in Place

    • Coping with Pressure from Work

    • Coping with Stressful Colleagues

  • 8

    Breathing FAQ's

    • Should I breathe through my nose or mouth?

    • How often should I practice?

    • How should I sit?

    • Should I open or close my eyes?

    • What if sitting still makes me feel anxious?

  • 9

    Thank You!

    • Thank you!

    • Breathe Easy & Create a Great Day! (Download)