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Mindfulness websites

The Greater Good Science Center

The Greater Good Science Center

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

Mindful

Mindful

Mindful is the voice of the emerging mindfulness community. We work to provide insight, information, and inspiration to help us all live more mindfully.

Plum Village

Plum Village

Plum Village is a global community of mindfulness practice centres offering retreats and teachings on engaged Buddhism and the art of mindful living, founded by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Tara Brach

Tara Brach

Tara Brach provides teachings that blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, mindful attention to our inner life, and a full, compassionate engagement with our world.

The result is a distinctive voice in Western Buddhism, one that offers a wise and caring approach to freeing ourselves and society from suffering.
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Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield is an author and Buddhist practitioner and the founder of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center, introducing Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

Opening Heart Mindfulness Community

Opening Heart Mindfulness Community

The Opening Heart Mindfulness Community is open to everyone and meets to practice sitting and walking meditation and discuss mindfulness-related topics, practicing together in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Mindfulness DC

Mindfulness DC

Mindfulness DC is a group of people from many different backgrounds coming together to support one another in mindfulness, and to practice in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW)

The Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) is a community of individuals who share the common aspiration

of awakening from suffering through the development of an ethical life, the cultivation of a loving heart and wise mind, and by learning to see oneself, others and the world clearly, just as they are.
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Mindfullness apps

Calm

Calm

What are you working through? Anxious thoughts? Lack of focus? A stressed-out psyche?

More than that, though, the app really focuses on teaching you a variety of tools and using different modalities to help you stay centered throughout the day-to-day. Calm stands out from the crowd because of its well-being offerings beyond that of its already impressive meditation catalog. Their newest offering is Calm Body, which are 10-minute guided videos that teach gentle stretching to help you unwind. One of the best features is “Sleep Stories,” which feature bedtime stories read by the soothing voices of celebs.
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Headspace

Headspace

If you’re the type whose mind gets lost in worry (or flooded with to-do lists) the minute your head hits the pillow, then Headspace should be your go-to.

This app provides breathing exercises, sleep meditations, and wind-down practices. The screen is dimmed, so there’s no blaring, headache-inducing bright light.
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Omvana

Omvana

Whether you are a seasoned meditator or you are just getting started, Omvana gives you access to hundreds of beautifully crafted tracks for all levels.

From advanced meditations to get you into deep states of mind to bite-sized sessions for busy people – Omvana has you covered. Omvana’s goal is not to get you better at meditation – It’s about getting you better at life. With an ever-growing library of tracks, discover soothing meditations for every aspect of living. From stress management to healing to attracting abundance to visualizing your ideal future and more on this app.
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Happify

Happify

How you feel matters! Whether you’re feeling sad, anxious, or stressed, Happify brings you effective tools and programs to help you take control of your feelings and thoughts.

Our proven techniques are developed by leading scientists and experts who’ve been studying evidence-based interventions in the fields of positive psychology, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy for decades.
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Whil

Whil

Whil is used in more than 100 countries to help adults and teens learn instant and repeatable techniques to calm and focus the mind and relax the central nervous system in as little as 5 minutes a day. They feature over 25 of the top MDs, PhDs and certified trainers in the world.

Insight Timer

Insight Timer

Insight Timer offers more than 45K free meditations—that’s a big deal, as one of the biggest complaints about other apps is their lack of free content. The library allows you to filter by need (e.g. stress, sleep, self-esteem), time (from five minutes to 30+ minutes), or specific benefit (e.g. relationships, spiritual, kids).

Ten Percent Happier Meditation

Ten Percent Happier Meditation

This app will teach you the how-to behind meditating in a fun, easy, and accessible way.

It’s suited for anyone, but especially those who think they’re “not the meditation type” and can’t find the time to start a meditation practice. With the Ten Percent Happier app, you’ll discover guided meditations and practical teachings you can carry anywhere.
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Buddhify

Buddhify

What’s going on with you now? Right now? Whether you’re grabbing a minute in between to-do’s at work, taking a walk, boarding a plane, or dealing with overwhelming feelings, this app has a targeted meditation (over 200 of them) waiting for you. It’s super easy to use—you can create your own “wheel” of meditation practices for quick access when you need them.

Unplug

Unplug

If you have five minutes, you have enough time to meditate. Unplug excels in guided meditations but also allows you to self-direct with unobtrusive timers and ambient sounds. Because just a few minutes are required, it’s great to use when you need to refocus and distress during the workday.

Simple Habit

Simple Habit

No matter your meditation goal—to boost self-confidence, shake off anxiety, get over a breakup, or simply be present—Simple Habit has an extensive library of meditations, all cataloged and easy to find.

You’ll love how each meditation is very specifically titled, making mindfulness something you can turn to for any occasion.
One of the big perks of their premium subscription is that you can use the app offline, which makes catching a few minutes of mindfulness even more accessible.
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Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to your life. 10 minutes a day are suggested. Smiling Mind is a non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life.

MyLife Meditation

MyLife Meditation

Start Your Mindfulness Journey with MyLife. MyLife offers a personalized mindfulness solution tailored to how you’re feeling right now. MyLife recommends paired with your current emotions, no matter if you’re anxious, hopeful, angry, or just can’t fall asleep.

UCLA Mindful

UCLA Mindful

With this easy-to-use app, you can practice mindfulness meditation anywhere, anytime with the guidance of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center.

This app offers: Basic Meditations for getting started, in English and Spanish, Wellness Meditations for people suffering from challenging health conditions, Informative videos exploring how to get started, supportive meditation postures, and the science of mindfulness, Weekly podcasts from UCLA’s Hammer Museum– a 30 minute meditation on different themes you can search for and bookmark and A timer to meditate on your own.
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Healthy Minds Program

Healthy Minds Program

The Healthy Minds Program App is your easy-to-use guide to well-being. With a combination of podcast-style lessons and both seated and active meditations, you’ll learn what the science says about the brain while developing skills to tap into these cultures for a healthier, happier you.

Inscape

Inscape

INSCAPE: GUIDED MEDITATION is a tool for relaxation, stress relief, and mindfulness. The app has tools such as a journal with prompts, a timer, and a generic breathing exercise that kids might use daily to help with their meditation practice.

Mindfullness podcasts

Pathway to Happiness by Gary Van Warmerdam

Pathway to Happiness by Gary Van Warmerdam

If you have five minutes, you have enough time to meditate. Unplug excels in guided meditations but also allows you to self-direct with unobtrusive timers and ambient sounds. Because just a few minutes are required, it’s great to use when you need to refocus and distress during the workday.

Yoga Girl: Conversations from The Heart

Yoga Girl: Conversations from The Heart

Rachel Brathen, known as Yoga Girl, is an international yoga teacher and speaker, bestselling author and serial entrepreneur who inspires millions every day.

Now – Rachel offers an even more intimate look into her life and the inspiring journey. Weekly episodes of storytelling and talks from Rachel (sometimes alongside special guests!)
Dive into topics such as love, trust, finding balance, overcoming adversity and of course, yoga and well-being. The light you are seeking is within your own heart. Join Rachel as she helps you uncover it, from her heart to yours.
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Mindfulness Mode by Bruce Langford

Mindfulness Mode by Bruce Langford

This mindful podcast aims to increase the listeners’ ability to be calm, joyful and focused through mindfulness and meditation.

It provides easy listening for its audience, with great audio and highquality guests such as Nate Hockstra, Michael Pullman, and Pat Flynn.
Bruce Langford offers a nice conversational style, allowing his listeners to feel as if they are sitting in the room with him and listening to him speak directly to them. This might be the right podcast for you if you are interested in learning more about mindfulness and what it has to offer you. It includes interviews, strategies, and tips to help people learn how to be more centered and live in the present.
It is great for executives, teachers, parents, entrepreneurs, and even students. With new episodes airing each Sunday and Wednesday, this is sure to offer something for everyone.
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Everyday Sublime

Everyday Sublime

The Everyday Sublime podcast explores a full spectrum spirituality. Each week Josh will release a dharma talk, and each month Josh will publish a long-form conversation with a thought-leader from the field. As Stephen Batchelor says, “the mystical does not transcend the world, but saturates it.”

Yoga Inspiration

Yoga Inspiration

The Yoga Inspiration Podcast is all about talking with real yoga students about practicing yoga in the real world.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a yoga beginner or if you’ve been practicing for decades, everyone’s yoga journey is an inspiration. And this episode is a very inspiring interview with one of my own yoga students, Kelly.
Join Kino MacGregor, one of the world’s master yoga teachers, as she shares her yoga life hacks
to translate the wisdom of yoga into a happier, more peaceful, more loving life. Listen to authentic, raw conversations and talks from Kino on her own and with real students about what yoga is really all about. Ignite or rekindle your inner spark to get on your mat and keep practicing.
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The One Mind Podcast

The One Mind Podcast

How on earth can you squeeze meditation into the accelerating pace of a 21st century lifestyle? On One Mind we explore the art of meditation and mindfulness and interview meditation teachers and every day practitioners.

We share tips and find stories that illuminate why this ancient practice matters now more than ever. You’ll learn the latest science and how to bring the benefits of meditation into your work, your health, your play, your relationships, and your life. One Mind is brought to you by AboutMeditation.com.
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Happy Mind: Meditations from the Ancient World to Modernity

Happy Mind: Meditations from the Ancient World to Modernity

Ancient meditation techniques from wisdom teachers who are lost in the mists of time are made available to you in accessible, bite-sized or longer guided meditations.

Each episode is largely inspired by the original teachings of Taoist, Buddhist and Hindu masters like Lao Tzu, Buddha and Krishna, Christian masters like Mary Magdalene, Jesus and Teresa of Avila, Greek masters like Plotinus, Plato and Pythagoras, Islamic masters like Rumi, Ibn Arabi, Attar, and Hafez, and pre-historic masters from Polynesia, Australia and the Americas. From Buddhism to Taoism, from Astrology to Platonism, from Medieval Alchemists to Central Asian poets of yore, (and more), this podcast provides an easy way to access the simple meditation and happy life practices developed by the wisest masters to have graced this planet. Zebediah Rice guides you in an easy and free way to learn to meditate, become more mindful, energetic, happy, peaceful, and mentally sharp. Just sit back, relax, and let me do the work for you.
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Practicing Human

Practicing Human

Practicing Human is a daily podcast, hosted by Cory Muscara, offering insights and practices into how to live a fulfilling life. Cory pulls on his time living as a Buddhist monk in Burma, his many years as a mindfulness and meditation teacher, and his work in Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.

“I Should Be Meditating” Podcast

“I Should Be Meditating” Podcast

If you’ve ever thought to yourself: “I should be meditating,” then this podcast is for you.

Adopting a daily practice of meditation takes passion and commitment, something that Alan Kilma, the host of I Should Be Meditating knows all too well.
Based on decades of experience, his talks and guided meditations can help you learn new tips and approaches to being present in life while moving towards a deeper understanding of your own meditation journey.
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Wake Me Up

Wake Me Up

Wake Me Up is a one-of-a-kind podcast that uses mindfulness, meditation, and motivation Wake Me Up is a one-of-a-kind podcast that uses mindfulness, meditation, and motivation

YOGALAND PODCAST

YOGALAND PODCAST

This podcast comes to us via San Francisco-based global teacher Jason Crandell and his wife and business partner, Andrea Ferretti, a former editor at Yoga Journal.

Yogaland debuted as “a place where you’ll hear uplifting yoga stories, conversations about life issues and how yoga can help, sound health and wellness advice, and occasional super nerdy yoga talk.” Andrea’s interviews are smart and well-informed, her guests are top-notch folks from across the yoga world, their topics range from anatomy to nutrition to yoga philosophy, and Jason & Andrea’s rapport is sweet, self deprecating, and down-to-earth. Fave past episodes include Andrea’s interview with Kate Holcombe on breast cancer and the Yoga Sutra, and Stephanie Snyder’s two episodes on mothering, loving your whole story, and using chanting in class.
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