I often get asked for easy-to-use or starter resources on mindfulness. I learnt mindfulness in a different, non-therapy context and am no expert. But here are a few recommended to me by other therapists or clients….

The Free Mindfulness Project

Scroll down the web page a little for mindfulness breathing exercises and body scans:

http://www.freemindfulness.org/download

MIND

Information on mindfulness, how to practice it and how it can help with mental health problems

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/drugs-and-treatments/mindfulness/how-to-learn-mindfulness/

Mindful.org

Getting Started with Mindfulness

Includes: The Basics of Mindfulness Practice (scroll down the web page a little!)

https://www.mindful.org/meditation/mindfulness-getting-started/

Every Mind Matters

Mindful Breathing Exercise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfDTp2GogaQ&app=desktop

NHS

About mindfulness

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mindfulness/

FAMOUS TEACHERS

Thich Nhat Hanh

Anything by Thich Nhat Hanh (books, videos, etc) e.g. start here:

Thich Nhat Hanh What is Mindfulness (4 minutes)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD7i6VUOriI

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Anything by JKZ, e.g What is Mindfulness?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmEo6RI4Wvs

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