Mindfulness Resources

  • The Mindful Month Ebook

    Based on the Mindful in May one month challenge, The Mindful Month is a one month guidebook which will ease your stress, sharpen your focus and create space for creativity to flow. Included with this guidebook are six guided meditations that you can download and keep forever. Perfect for beginners who want to learn simple, science based techniques to master your mind and train your brain towards greater effectiveness in daily life.

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  • Mindful in May 2015

    Transform your mind and your life with this one month mindfulness guidebook including audio guided meditations or you can buy audio guided meditations for the Mindful in May 2015 campaign to help you relax, focus and nourish yourself.

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Reduce Stress, Release Overwhelm, and Reset your life. An online mindfulness meditation course inspired by Mindful in May, featuring global leaders in mindset and wellbeing.


About Elise

Elise Bialylew is a coach, meditation teacher and social entrepreneur who trained as a doctor and psychiatrist. She left the hospital wards to pursue a deeper calling to start a global mindfulness meditation movement and founded Mindful in May in 2012. The campaign has taught thousands of people from around the world the skills of mindfulness and raised funds to bring clean safe drinking water to developing countries.

Elise combines her deep psychological understanding, her training in mindfulness meditation, and her passion and creativity to coach people to discover their own life purpose and turn transform ideas into action. She thrives on helping people make positive change in their lives through freeing themselves from self limiting beliefs and developing the confidence and courage needed to take bold action. In short, her mission is to help people flourish and reach their full potential.

  • Elise delivered an introductory training session on Mindfulness at National Australia Bank. Her session was a perfect balance between holistic theories and research data and resonated very well with the audience. She is a friendly and approachable presenter and she put the audience at ease,…

    Deepthi Sanjeeva -

    Senior Consultant

    National Australia Bank

  • Elise’s teachings provided me with the tools to understand meditation and how it could improve my health and wellbeing. She was very generous with her time and demonstrated great knowledge of meditation and its various benefits. The various benefits I received was reduced stress, calmness,…

    David Makohon -

    Senior Analyst - Performance Management

    National Australia Bank

  • Elise came and facilitated a session at AGL today outlining Mindfulness, what it is, the research supporting it in growing the brain and the numerous benefits. She also facilitated a guided meditation practice. Excellent session with easy tools to implement – lots of great feedback…

    Laini Shaw -

    People and Culture

    AGL Energy

  • Elise is one of the most intuitive, loving listeners I’ve ever encountered. She listens not only for what’s said, but also for what’s beginning to surface. She coaches and guides effortlessly in a way that stimulates growth and expansion. I felt nourished and empowered through…

    Chelsea Rustrum -

    Rustrum.com and ShareableLife.com

  • I have done some coaching before when I felt stuck. Elise’s coaching was different, she put me at ease immediately; she went much deeper & really got to the heart of why I was feeling the way I was. I especially loved the exercises she…

    Sharon Lagan -

    The Art of Living, Loving, Relating

  • Elise is an amazing coach, whose laser focus can help you cut out the “bullshit” and get straight to the point of what is really holding you back. Working with her got me on task and highly motivated to achieve the goals that we had…

    Amanda -

  • When Elise agreed to coach me I was immediately excited – having bounced around business related ideas with her on numerous occasions I knew that I would walk away from our session feeling enthused and inspired. Indeed that was the case. Elise is a big…

    Amy Crawford -

    Health & Wellness Practitioner

    The Holistic Ingredient

  • Elise understood me and my business right from the start. This made is super easy for me to open up.  She listened closely and was able to highlight areas of my business, and in fact my life,  which needed tweaking and rearranging. Her strategies were…

    Jacqueline Evans -


  • I attended Elise’s Mindfulness Workshop which was a great mix of group discussions and participating in mindfulness meditation experiences. It is obvious by the way Elise facilities these workshops that she is passionate and experienced in mindfulness and meditation. She works with you in a…

    Catherine Ross -


The blog

Building resilience with Mindfulness

  In a world that is becoming increasingly complex and demanding resilience is becoming an essential life skill. Resilience is the capacity to cope well with life’s inevitable challenges and disasters, to meet the stressors and storms of life with adaptive and skillful responses. Research…


Lessons for my daughter…

I recently celebrated my 40th birthday and in the week leading up to my birthday I spent a lot of time writing and reflecting on what felt like a significant milestone.  I was mining for some wisdom from the past 40 years and it came…


Discovering your core values

Knowing our values, what matters most to us, is a crucial ingredient to creating a fulfilling life. Our values are what guide us and help us stay connected to what really matters. Circle four of the values below that are most important to you. Here’s…