Category: Guided Meditations

Guided Meditations

Meditation for Managing Angry Emotions

Anger can be one of the most challenging emotions to deal with. Like any emotion, anger can be very useful, motivating us to stand up for ourselves or others and…

Guided Meditations

Silent Meditation with Bells at 5, 10, & 15 Minutes

This meditation is unguided—it’s simply silence broken by a single bell after 5 minutes, two bells after 10 minutes, and 3 bells after 15. You can use the silence to…

Guided Meditations

Mindfully Unloading the Dishwasher

Anything we do is an opportunity to be in our experience, including simple chores like putting away the dishes. Some things you might keep in mind as you do this…

Guided Meditations

Five Senses Meditation With a Clementine

We can use any activity as an opportunity to be present. Eating a clementine with awareness provides many sensory experiences that connect us with the here-and-now. Materials needed for this meditation:…

Guided Meditations

How to Meditate in One Minute

We can practice meditation wherever we are and no matter how little time we have. This brief exercise introduces a one-minute breath meditation. To download the mp3 file of this…

Guided Meditations

Meditation in Bed

This 11-minute meditation encourages letting go of anxiety in bed and efforts to force ourselves to fall asleep. One word of caution: Beware of using this meditation as a “tool to make me…

Guided Meditations

Connecting to Your Strength

We often forget the strength that is ours simply by virtue of being alive. This 9 minute meditation is an invitation to remember and to feel how strong you are. [Why…

Guided Meditations

Brief Sitting Body and Breath Meditation

The breath is the most common target of our attention when we practice meditation. Each time your attention inevitably wanders away from the breath during this practice, just come right…

Guided Meditations

Beginning Meditation

If you’re brand new to meditation, start here: about 5 minutes of focusing on the body and the breath. You’ll just need a comfortable place to sit, whether on the floor…