STOP! The Purposeful Pause, Part 1 ~ Tim Burnett

We all know those moments. We’re already wound up. Rushed. So much going on. And we’re also tired from an interrupted night of sleep. Or worried about a health challenge. Or a family member who’s back in that familiar crisis zone. We carry so much...

– Awareness of Breathing instructions –

Awareness of Breathing: Stabilizing the Mind Awareness of Breathing is a go-to mindfulness practice you can do almost anywhere and anytime. Find a stable position for the body (sitting is traditional, but standing or laying down work too), and gather your awareness...

Affectionate Breathing (20 minute audio) ~ Carolyn McCarthy

The practice of Affectionate Breathing is a core Mindful Self-Compassion practice. This practice "warms up" the core mindfulness practice Awareness of Breathing by bringing elements of self-kindness and inviting a feeling of being nurtured by the breath. Affectionate...

Awareness of Breathing (20 minute audio) ~ Catherine Duffy

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...

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...

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...

Anchoring Meditation (22 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

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...

Mountain Meditation (15 minute audio) ~ Beth Glosten

Meditations using imagery and symbols can be powerful. The Mountain Meditation envisions your experience as that of a mountain: stable and solid but also always changing. This classic practice, popularized by Jon Kabat-Zinn, is often included in our Mindfulness-Based...

Three Anchors Meditation (10 minute audio) ~ Beth Glosten

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...

Breath Counting Meditation (24 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

Counting the breath can be a powerful support for breathing meditation practice. Here we suggest gently applying a number, from 1 up to 10, to the exhale. This gives the cognitive mind something to do in service of breath awareness. Note, though, that this practice is...

Breath Counting Meditation (13 minute audio) ~ Tim Burnett

Counting the breath can be a powerful support for breathing meditation practice. Here we suggest gently applying a number, from 1 up to 10, to the exhale. This gives the cognitive mind something to do in service of breath awareness. Note, though, that this practice is...