Students wearing their 'Take 5' bracelets during the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge.

Students wearing their 'Take 5' bracelets during the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge.

The 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge

An evidence-based online training for faculty, staff and students that is proven by the Sauder School of Business to significantly increase:

  • Resilience
  • Health and well-being
  • Engagement
  • Performance
  • Focus
  • Optimism

Because the bilingual training is just five minutes a day on any device, at any time, it's easy to deploy in academic settings where there are multiple campuses.

The Challenge has been successfully implemented at universities, colleges, school districts and individual schools across North America including Harvard Law School, Memorial University, The University of British Columbia, Brown University and more.

A Leading E-Mental Health Tool

Experts see e-mental health tools like the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge as critical to breaking up the logjam created by more people seeking care. In addition, e-mental health extends reach, spawns additional access points and promotes higher quality care. 

How the Challenge Works

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The Challenge platform is available anytime, anywhere and on any device, helping to make mindfulness relevant and engaging for all.  The time commitment is just 5 to 10 minutes a day.

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Each participant enrolled in the Challenge can invite a buddy at no additional cost.  Having a buddy improves engagement and completion. 

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The Challenge is comprised of engaging videos, podcasts, narrated infographics, buddy interaction, coaching tips, emails, texts and more. Much of the content is downloadable for participants to use after the 30 days.

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A comprehensive results report is generated after the Challenge is completed and shows completion and satisfaction rates as well as the impact the training has had on stress, focus, engagement, conflict resolution, leadership and more.



Bringing the Challenge to your academic institution couldn't be simpler...  

  1. We provide you with a custom registration URL
  2. You share the URL with faculty, staff and / or students
  3. They complete the registration process 
  4. Challenge is available for one year on an unlimited basis
  5. HR can track 15+ outcomes in real time

Mindwellu's take 5 infographic


The core mindfulness practice taught in the Challenge is called 'Take 5'.  This 'mindfulness-in-action' practice can be done anytime and anywhere so its perfect for busy leaders and employees who don't have time for more. No app, yoga mat or dark room required!

The five steps outlined below are designed to get people out of their heads and into their bodies and the present moment. Participants are taught to add cues to their day to remember to practice Take 5 and make it a habit.

For pricing or More INFORMATION

Please contact MWU Co-Founder Ann Gallery at 

Privacy Policy

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