Sarah Hinds-Friedl,  teacher

Sarah Hinds-Friedl

BA Researcher



I have been carrying out research and writing in the teaching and mindfulness field for a few years. I have a BA degree from the University of California. I have a strong interest in a huge range of topics around mindfulness, mental health and company productivity.








Stories


Adapting the Workplace for Millennials

Adapting the Workplace for Millennials



After graduating from a university in Sydney in 2013, I felt confident in my ability to get a job. I had good references, a list of diverse work ...
Why So Serious? Hobbies Vs. Burnout

Why So Serious? Hobbies Vs. Burnout



Think back to your earliest childhood memories of school. Do you remember playing outside? Do you remember finger painting? Do you remember singing ...
Floristry Workshops Have Hidden Benefits

Floristry Workshops Have Hidden Benefits



Imagine the lobby of a hospital. White walls, white linoleum flooring, black entrance mat. Bright fluorescent bulbs line the ceilings of long, branching ...
Aged Health Benefits and Recreational Classes

Aged Health Benefits and Recreational Classes



The weekend before my great-grandmother passed away at 98-years-old, she took me outside to plant sunflowers. Her daughter and granddaughter put ...
Re-energise Against Burnout

Re-energise Against Burnout



In today’s fast-paced, business-oriented society, there is a clear hierarchy of work ethic and lack of focus on the employee wellbeing. Those ...
Are We Losing Our Focus?

Are We Losing Our Focus?



My morning schedule is generally the same every day: wake up, scroll through social media, check my email accounts (one for work, one personal, and ...
Knife Painting Is Just Like Decorating a Cake

Knife Painting Is Just Like Decorating a Cake



Of the array of materials available to the modern artist, probably the most sophisticated tool is the paintbrush. From thin to thick, fine to fan, ...
Make Your Own Cocktails in Melbourne

Make Your Own Cocktails in Melbourne



Want to learn how to make a margarita? These cocktail making classes in Melbourne have you covered...
Zero Waste Bartending and Sustainable Cocktails: Could This Be the Future of Cocktail Making in Melbourne?

Zero Waste Bartending and Sustainable Cocktails: Could This Be the Future of Cocktail Making in Melbourne?



Why the sustainable cocktail trend means that the next cocktail making class you try, might favour foraging, fermentation and zero waste bartend ...
The History of Ikebana: the Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement

The History of Ikebana: the Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement



Boost your creativity and improve your mental health with Ikebana, an ancient Japanese flower arranging technique...
Take a Cooking Class and Join the Sustainable Food Movement

Take a Cooking Class and Join the Sustainable Food Movement



Sustainable cooking is all about ecological farming, organic ingredients and minimising waste. Here's some easy ways to be more sustainable in your ...
Why You Should Try Mobile Classes for Team Building in Melbourne

Why You Should Try Mobile Classes for Team Building in Melbourne



From cocktail making classes to sip and paint sessions, mobile classes are fun corporate team building activities that come to your venue of choice ...
Bring the Party to You with Mobile Paint and Sip Classes in Melbourne

Bring the Party to You with Mobile Paint and Sip Classes in Melbourne



Looking to host a unique team building event? Bring your next corporate event or private party to life with a paint and sip class in Melbourne.
6 Unique Cocktail Experiences in Sydney You Need to Know About

6 Unique Cocktail Experiences in Sydney You Need to Know About



From cocktail making classes using Australian botanicals and tea-infused vodka, to a rum spicing masterclass here's six cocktail and drink experiences ...
School Holiday Ideas in Melbourne: Kids Cooking Classes Will Work a Treat

School Holiday Ideas in Melbourne: Kids Cooking Classes Will Work a Treat



Cooking classes in Melbourne can teach kids self confidence, strengthen their maths abilities, and help them to appreciate good food and adopt healthier ...
How to Plan the Perfect Hens Party in Melbourne

How to Plan the Perfect Hens Party in Melbourne



Searching for unique hens party ideas in Melbourne? Here's six classy Melbourne workshops that will take the stress out of your party planning.
Top 10 Experience Gifts for Men 2020

Top 10 Experience Gifts for Men 2020



From screen printing to photography and painting classes, here's the top 10 experience gifts for men (or women) in Sydney...
Unique Gift Experiences for Him (Or Her) in Sydney

Unique Gift Experiences for Him (Or Her) in Sydney



Forget the last minute shopping rush with these 5 gift experiences for him (or her) in Sydney. Play with fire at a glassblowing class, experiment ...
Best Experience Gifts for Her (Or Him) in Sydney

Best Experience Gifts for Her (Or Him) in Sydney



Rum spicing, skateboard lessons and a guitar course, here's 7 unique gift experiences for her (or him) in Sydney...
Alternative Experience Gifts for Him in Sydney

Alternative Experience Gifts for Him in Sydney



You won't find any book recommendations or tool belts here. Surprise your man with these unique experience gifts for him in Sydney that will explore ...
Save Money and the Planet with DIY Christmas Gifts This Season

Save Money and the Planet with DIY Christmas Gifts This Season



Want to be the family favourite this Christmas? Get crafting and give DIY Christmas gifts like handmade chocolate truffles and homemade soy cand ...
Gift Experiences for Your Creative Man

Gift Experiences for Your Creative Man



Do you have a man in your life that needs a creative outlet but also needs a little push to get there? Our gift experiences for him in Sydney will ...
Cooking Classes Are Now Being Prescribed as Therapy

Cooking Classes Are Now Being Prescribed as Therapy



Culinary therapy is a fairly new area of study in psychology that promotes the benefits of cooking for mental health. You can reap the benefits at ...
Taste Authentic American BBQ at Cooking Classes in Melbourne

Taste Authentic American BBQ at Cooking Classes in Melbourne



Try BBQ cooking classes in Melbourne for your next team building activities. You'll learn all about the history of American bbq and how to smoke ...
5 DIY Christmas Decoration Ideas for 2020

5 DIY Christmas Decoration Ideas for 2020



Save time and money this festive season and make your own Christmas wreaths and DIY Christmas cards. You can also gift the workshops as experience ...
Get Behind Your Local with Cocktail Making Classes in Melbourne

Get Behind Your Local with Cocktail Making Classes in Melbourne



Experience your local like an insider with these hands on cocktail making classes in Melbourne's coolest venues. You'll get behind the bar and learn ...
How to Reuse Your Coffee Grounds

How to Reuse Your Coffee Grounds



Barista courses in Melbourne can teach you how to make good coffee at home, but what do you do with the leftover grounds? Here are seven creative ...
14 Classy Hens Party Ideas in Melbourne

14 Classy Hens Party Ideas in Melbourne



We’ve pulled together 14 classy hens party ideas in Melbourne to save you the time and help you focus on the most important thing, making some ...
Why Cooking Classes Are Good for Your Health and Your Bank Account

Why Cooking Classes Are Good for Your Health and Your Bank Account



87 percent of Australians want to cook more. With these practical cooking classes in Melbourne you can learn how and kick your food delivery habits ...
12 Unique Hens Day Activities in Melbourne

12 Unique Hens Day Activities in Melbourne



Take a new spin on the stereotypical hens day activities in Melbourne and try a flower crown making workshop, learn how to make soy candles or have ...
Master Latte Art Designs at Barista Classes in Melbourne

Master Latte Art Designs at Barista Classes in Melbourne



Latte art classes in Melbourne will have you pouring tulip and rosetta latte art designs like a professional barista in no time...
Looking for Hens Weekend Ideas in Melbourne? Try a Staycation

Looking for Hens Weekend Ideas in Melbourne? Try a Staycation



In need of hens weekend ideas in Melbourne? Rent a house, stock up on the bride-to-be’s favourite snacks and wine and bring a perfume blending ...
Why You Should Try Candle Making Classes in Melbourne

Why You Should Try Candle Making Classes in Melbourne



At candle making classes in Melbourne you will learn how to make sustainable and natural candles that won't harm the environment...
Why Barista Courses in Melbourne Are Trending in 2020

Why Barista Courses in Melbourne Are Trending in 2020



Barista courses in Melbourne, at-home brewing methods and a hard look at which alternative milks are the most sustainable will be some of the coffee ...
Best Corporate Team Activities in Brisbane for Your Next Office Event

Best Corporate Team Activities in Brisbane for Your Next Office Event



Shake up your next corporate event with these unique corporate team activities that will have you and your colleagues making cocktails, building ...
Fun Corporate Team Building Activities in Brisbane Everyone Will Love

Fun Corporate Team Building Activities in Brisbane Everyone Will Love



Fun corporate team building activities in Brisbane can help your employees feel more connected to their work and their teammates. Get outdoors, do ...
Stuck for Team Building Ideas in Brisbane? Why Team Cooking Classes Work

Stuck for Team Building Ideas in Brisbane? Why Team Cooking Classes Work



Team cooking classes in Brisbane are a great way to encourage team bonding and boost workplace wellbeing. You might even convince your team to try ...
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