Mindful walking can be a way to awaken our delight as we notice the sights, smells, and sounds in our surroundings. Read More. Yoga and meditation teacher, speaker, and author Leslie Booker offers a practice to check in with your body, breath, and heart. This classic loving-kindness meditation can help you to awaken to how connected we all are. Law professor and author Rhonda Magee offers a 9-minute guided meditation to remain grounded as reactivity arises. Meditation teacher Enrique Collazo guides a practice for observing the wandering mind and allowing each thought to pass. It's so easy to get caught up in the chatter of our own thoughts. Founding Editor Barry Boyce guides us through a practice to cut through the noise and take time for what matters. Meditation teacher Vinny Ferraro offers a noting practice to see thoughts clearly as they arise, gently note them, and return to the breath and body. Resilience expert Linda Graham shares three ways to use awareness and deep breathing to ground ourselves throughout the day.
What Is Meditation?
By David Gelles. Meditation is a simple practice available to all, which can reduce stress, increase calmness and clarity and promote happiness. Learning how to meditate is straightforward, and the benefits can come quickly. Here, we offer basic tips to get you started on a path toward greater equanimity, acceptance and joy.
Tara Brach. This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of This guided practice emphasizes bringing a gentle and kind attention to our bodies, and
When starting a meditation practice, the first question to ask is if you want it to be guided or unguided. The preference is going to differ from person to person, but before deciding what best suits you, it's worth exploring what each option involves. Just want to meditate? Click the play button below for a mini-guided meditation, or keep scrolling to try your first full Headspace meditation.