The Lift Project Sunshine Coast
  • Last updated:
  • 25 Apr 2021

Council has partnered with Lift Lifestyle Medicine to offer The Lift Project Sunshine Coast [925KB].

The Lift Project is an online program presented by wellbeing expert Dr Darren Morton. It draws together the latest research from Neuroscience, Lifestyle Medicine and Positive Psychology. The program explores wellbeing-enhancing topics over ten weeks that have an emphasis on improving your mental wellbeing.

The program is free to all Sunshine Coast Local Government area residents.

About the lessons

The lessons are comprehensive and explore the science around that week’s theme. Lessons are easy to understand and designed to be both fun and educational. They provide strategies to help:

  • manage stress and anxiety
  • better deal with challenges
  • improve vitality, resilience and life satisfaction. 

The lessons are suitable for everyone. They will take you on a scientifically proven journey to lift your mood and your life - both of which are needed in these unprecedented times!

Once registered and the program commences you receive an email and link to a short video lesson. These come each week for 10 weeks along with a weekly challenge and additional snippets to action what you have learnt. You are encouraged to write down the learnings and reflections in the provided e-journal, and to share these learnings with the private Facebook group, friends and family.

Over 4,500 Sunshine Coast residents have joined this uplifting journey. Feedback from participants [145KB] has been overwhelmingly positive and has changed the lives of many.

Each lesson takes approximately half an hour to complete and topics include:

Week One: Your Limbo is listening – learning about the ‘emotional brain’

Week Two: Motion creates emotion – why physical activity is so important

Week Three: Blue and green should often be seen – the importance of being outdoors

Week Four: Together feels better – the importance of ‘community’

Week Five: Feelings follow your focus – techniques to boost your emotional wellbeing

Week Six: Food feeds your mood – the importance of healthy eating

Week Seven: Rest to feel your best – the importance of sleep and taking ‘time out’

Week Eight: Stress less – the impact of stress and how to establish balance in your life

Week Nine: Giving is living – the importance of the act of giving to your personal wellbeing

Week Ten: What does it take to flourish? – five things you need in life to flourish and thrive

Joining the program

Register now for the fourth and FINAL round.

  • open Monday 26 April 2021
  • close Thursday 27 May 2021.

Program dates

  • start Monday 31 May 2021
  • ends Monday 2 August 2021.
Share the word about The Lift Project Sunshine Coast with your family, friends, and colleagues. Ensure Sunshine Coasters are upLIFTED!
There is no limit to how many can register for the program or how many times you can complete it.
REMEMBER – this is the FINAL TIME The Lift Project Sunshine Coast will be offered, so spread the word!

More information

For more information about the program please email


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