Mindful Check-in (7 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

The Mindful Check-In is a great way to shift into a deeper awareness of where your whole body-heart-mind system is “at” right now. Drop below the storyline with this powerful practice for taking a purposeful pause. You may find yourself coming out...

Gratitude Practice (5 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

The practice of gratitude has been strongly linked to happiness in emotion research. In gratitude practice we focus on what we're grateful for in our lives which can gradually shift our baseline orientation in life towards a spirit of gratefulness. For more on being...

Awareness of Breathing (5 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

In this core meditation practice, we direct attention to the sensations associated with breathing as our bodies inhale and exhale. This practice is a powerful tool for grounding in our experience of the present moment. Other breath practices like Breath Counting and...

RAIN practice (3 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

The R.A.I.N. practice is a 4-step process for meeting the challenges of life in a spacious, curious, reflective way. The four steps of rain are: (1) recognize, (2) accept and allow, (3) investigate, and (4) non-identification with the challenge. We've been amazed by...

Two Feet and a Breath (1 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

This is a brief mindfulness practice you can do in the middle of your days. There are many ways to support (and remember!) your natural human ability to deeply pause. A purposeful pause helps to create space in which you return to yourself, find more freedom in your...

Anchoring Meditation (8 minute video) ~ Carolyn McCarthy

In strengthening the ability to be present and grounded, "anchoring" attention with felt present-moment experience is deeply helpful. While many practices do this using breath as the object of attention, the anchoring meditation helps you explore other options. These...

Mindful Eating (7 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

Practicing mindful awareness of everyday activities is a deep and powerful way to shift out of autopilot and into the extraordinary richness of our everyday lives. We eat several times a day. What if we were to eat with mindfulness and appreciation for the rich...

Self-Compassion Break (12 minute video) ~ Tim Burnett

The Self-Compassion Break is a core part of our Mindful Self-Compassion program. It helps you to understand the benefits of Mindful Self-Compassion as you apply the three aspects of MSC to a problem you're facing. In the Self-Compassion Break you explore (1) mindful...

Mindfulness of Gratitude (9 minute audio) ~ Richard Johnson

The practice of gratitude has been strongly linked to happiness in emotion research. In gratitude practice we focus on what we're grateful for in our lives which can gradually shift our baseline orientation in life towards a spirit of gratefulness. For more on being...

Five-Minute Meditation (5 minute audio) ~ Karen Schwisow

Five-Minute Meditation - 5 minutes by Karen Schwisow https://mindfulnessnorthwest.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/5_minute_meditation.mp3 Mindfulness Northwest Resources These practice recordings, videos, and descriptions are provided to the community for your personal...

Video Course (7 practices)

Explore these videos on mindfulness practice at your own pace. Thanks to King County’s employee wellness program, Balanced You, for supporting the creation of these videos. Anchoring Meditation – 8 minutes   Self-Compassion break – 6-minute...