Interested in mindfulness, but not sure where to start? There are many meditation apps, audiobooks, and programs available to you — before you get lost in the pile of choices, explore these three basic mindfulness meditations.Mindfulness Meditation
To start, explore these awareness of breath meditation practices:5-Minute Breathing Meditation 5:00
A basic meditation that focuses on following the breath to cultivate mindful awareness, by Diana Winston.11-Minute Awareness of Breath Practice 11:46
An awareness of breath practice, from Susan Kaiser Greenland, that centers on one of the basics of mindfulness: how to sit and know you’re sitting.20-Minute Breathscape Practice 20:00
A breathing practice from Jon Kabat-Zinn to tap into your capacity to be in touch with your experience, and to be awake and aware with no agenda other than to be awake and aware.
Once you’re familiar with how to work with your breath as an anchor for your attention, try branching out into practices for the body, loving-kindness, working with sounds, and longer meditation practices aimed at working with difficult emotions like anxiety.
Below is a list of other online resources offering guided meditations.more mindful audio