Top 67 results for “guided meditations”

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How to Use Guided Meditations

Guided meditation can be used to promote better sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, and even to relieve chronic pain.

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Audio Meditation: Gratitude

A short meditation to instantly bring love and compassion to yourself so that you can bring love and gratitude to the world.

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Guided Meditation for the End of the Year

Say goodbye to the old year and welcome in the new.

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Guided Meditation for Loving Your Belly

This meditation will help you to explore your own belly, offering it thanks, appreciation, and perhaps a little bit of healing.

Meditating With Your Anger

An audio meditation to engage with our anger and compassion without shame.

From Holidaze to Holydays: A 7-minute Reset

An audio meditation to help reset from your worst self to your best self.

The Fullness of Emptiness: A Guided Breath Meditation

This guided meditation explores the bottom of the breath.

Audio Meditation: A Pleasure Practice

A guided meditation for tasting a little sweetness.

Pratyahara Meditation to Focus the Mind and Calm Anxiety

Use this guided meditation to draw the senses closer to connect with the body in the present moment.

Audio Meditation for Connecting to the Heart
The heart holds our love, connection, joy, and forgiveness. It can also hold grief and anxiety. Sometimes what the heart feels is very different from what the mind thinks it wants.…
Earth Meditation for Safety and Calm

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Slow down and connect to Earth energy, which is grounding and calming. Allow Earth to remind you where you came from and all the potential you still have ahead of you. Take a few deep breaths and rest with your original mama: Earth.

Harmony Meditation

Practice these breathing exercises, guided visualizations, and meditations that promote inner balance, and the recognition of expansive unity.

A Sound Sleep
Guided Meditations with Relaxing Music & Nature Sounds By Dudley and Dean Evenson Husband-and-wife team Dean and Dudley Evenson address the needs of two types of stressed-out ins…
January: The Breath
January: The Breath Challenge After exploring the stories and resources on this page, consider the ways you can deepen your connection to your breath: create a playlist of guided …
9 Wellness Resources for Black Women When Life Gets You Down

Black Girl Magic can’t protect us from everything. Here are nine online resources to help black women keep our cool when racism rears its ugly head.

A Good Night’s Sleep

Is anything better than waking up refreshed? Are you unable to answer that question because you don’t remember what waking up refreshed feels like? We can relate. Read on if you or anyone you love needs tips on how to get a good night's sleep.

The Value of Mental Pictures

How One Woman Fights PTSD With Guided Imagery

3 Tips for Building a Meditation Habit

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The Force of Kindness
Change Your Life with Love and Compassion By Sharon Salzberg There is a thread that runs through all the world’s great wisdom teachings and religions, crossing the barriers of ti…
Book Review: Neurodharma

We can leverage mental tools to tap into desired feelings of calm, contentment, peace, focus, and non-judgement, and move away from stress and anxiety.

Strategies for Overcoming Resistance and Distractions in Meditation

Here are some strategies that will help you stay steady on the path of a regular meditation practice.

Five Variations on 5-Minute Meditations

Easy options for 5-minute meditations

Finding Quiet

7 places to experience silence

Reclaim Rest: A Rest-Guided Meditation to Help You Connect to Calm Instantly

Reclaim rest with a rest guided meditation that will take you on a journey of self-exploration.

Yoga for Better Sleep

You can improve your sleep just by implementing bedtime yoga sequences into your daily practice. Yoga for better sleep can be done from the comfort of your own bed.

5 Tips for Holiday Stress Management

Here are a few tips for keeping calm and taking care during the holiday season.

3 Ways to Use Meditation to Boost Creativity

Three ways to up your creative forces.

How I Finally Awakened from My Past Lives

Sometimes an unnecessary burden can be very useful

10 Ways to Make Meditation Practice A No-Brainer

Set yourself up for successful meditation practice.

When You Need Stillness
Lately, my mind has felt very crowded. There are so many thoughts bumping up against each other in my brain. You have sooooo much to do. Did you call this person? Pay that bill? R…
Stop Self Criticizing, Start Meditating

According to the experts, meditation lessens the extremities of negative thoughts, changes patterns of belief and facilitates learning how to forgive yourself.

Faux Paws: Common Sayings Animal Lovers Should Avoid

Thingifying animals is a thing (Sure! I'll be your guinea pig!)—and words matter. Here are tips for kinder and more mindful, animal-inclusive speech from the world’s wisdom traditions.

Join a Movement Called Squam
Four years ago, Elizabeth Duvivier had a high-powered job in product development. She had watched her company grow from a small, single-owner entity to a corporate behemoth and was…
This Summer Camp Teaches Stop, Breathe & Think

And it changes the world, one interaction at a time.

COVID-19 and the Truth About Happiness

Finding perspective on COVID-19.

How to Commute Inward
In her beautiful book Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life, Dani Shapiro writes, “The deeper I immerse myself in the details—and they are mostly pleasur…
Meditation Apps: Do They Work for Us or Against Us?

"Meditation takes practice, and in the beginning, like any new skill, meditation can seem challenging."

Live as an Everyday Mystic

How are you participating in co-creating paradigm shifts in your personal and professional lives as we usher in this new era?

What’s Your Doggie’s Dosha?

Canine wellness expert Amanda Ree dishes ayurvedic wisdom via dog dosha quizzes, balancing your furry friend's dosha and customizing it to meet your BFF's unique needs.

The Wisdom of Trees

Discover the wisdom of the trees with a grounding tree meditation script and audio.

Refresh Body and Spirit With a Moon Practice

Does your New Year’s Resolution feel like a distant memory? The moon provides a monthly fresh start.

Our Top 10 Apps for Health & Wellness

Pull out your smartphone and get ready to download these healthy tools.

Moon Rituals: Tending Your Internal Garden

“New moons are related to water and fertility. Metaphorically, in the dark of the new moon, we pause to consider our desires, set intentions, and think about what we might want to put our energy into as the moon waxes towards full.”

Reconnecting and Recommitting to Mother Earth

The courage and strength to take a stand for our planet can be found through reconnecting with the energy and ease of Mother Earth.

Letter to the Inner Child

Try this writing practice of forgiveness: Visualize the person you felt hurt by as an 8 year old.

8 Tricks for Controlling Holiday Binge Eating and Drinking

Avoid overeating and drinking too much this holiday season by mindfully focusing on giving yourself pleasure rather than trying to numb the pain.

Dealing with COVID-19: 5 Ways to Control Coronavirus Anxiety

Is coronavirus news ramping up your anxiety? Does the thought of social distancing make you fret? Try these five strategies to help you cope.

What's Your Game of Thrones?

Not everyone excels at flights of fancy, but for those stuck on the ground, maybe fantasizing can become a useful practice.

Choose Hope and Healing in Divided Times

Become part of a collective lifting up of humanity by actively choosing hope and healing and by sending light into a divided world.

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5 Reasons You’re Not Sleeping

If you are struggling to get a good night’s rest, you may want to address these common sleep disruptors.

Classical Musician Serenades the Chakras

Musician Miriam Jameson shares the story that inspired her new album.

Invoking the Mystical Phoenix

The phoenix appears throughout the world as a symbol of rebirth and resilience. How can you invoke the power of the mystical phoenix in your daily life?

Lana Dalberg: The Divine Feminine
A writer, activist, and lay theologian, Lana Dalberg is the author of Birthing God: Women’s Experiences of the Divine. She spoke with Rabbi Rami Shapiro about how the language of a…
If You Feel Like a Weird Yoga Alien…

Joining or starting a “sangha” can support your personal growth.

The Way of Gratitude: A Minister’s View on Connection

The Way of Gratitude author and prominent Unitarian Universalist minister Galen Guengerich dives deep on faith, belonging, morality, and, of course, gratitude.

"Samsara": A Cinematic Meditation
Two decades after rewriting the language of documentary filmmaking in the groundbreaking Baraka, director Ron Fricke and writer-producer Mark Magidson are adding the next chapter w…
Find Your Path

Interspiritual Wisdom to help you find your spiritual style, choose the grand questions that call you and create your personal practice

Just Say Yes
Dr. Ron Alexander sat listening to the record company executives and staff he’d been hired to help. They’d sought him out as a mindfulness expert and corporate consultant to help t…
9 Keys to Lasting Happiness
According to the ancient philosophy of the Vedanta, there are two types of happiness. The first comes from things turning out the way we’d like them to, i.e. getting what we want. …
Eckhart Tolle: The Easier Path

The renowned spiritual teacher on getting stuck in the future and saving the planet.

Wake up from Unworthiness

An Interview with Tara Brach