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8 Meditation Scripts for Stress

8 Meditation Scripts for StressStress is not a foreign concept to any of us. As humans, stress is a natural occurrence within the body that helps us to respond effectively to threats. We wouldn’t survive

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New Mindfulness Community for Support, Connection & Inspiration

I’ve been thinking a lot about the need for mindful community these last few months – about how as humans, having a safe and supportive space to connect with others in an authentic way is crucial to

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8 Mindfulness Exercises for Love and Compassion

8 Mindfulness Exercises for Love and CompassionLove comes in a variety of flavors as our life experience can attest to. However, beneath whatever form love takes on the surface of our human existence.

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Balance: A Mindfulness App Made Just For You

Finding “the right way” to meditate can be challenging. Though these ancient practices have become more or less mainstream in this modern day, practicing mindfulness is a lot easier said than done

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The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude & 7 Ways To Cultivate ItMost of us have learned that it’s good to be grateful, and intuitively, we understand this to be true. When we are grateful for the blessings in our

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I Am Grateful For

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude Worksheet

This Gratitude Worksheet guides us on how to acknowledge the things that we are grateful for, why we are grateful, and the feeling when we are grateful.To begin this Mindfulness Exercise – Gratitude

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Gratitude Worksheet 2

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude Tree

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude Rock

This Gratitude Rock is a Mindfulness Exercise designed to help you remember the things you are grateful for just by looking at a rock. Just find a rock!To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Gratitude Rock,

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Gratitude Journal 3

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude Journal 2

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude Exercise: The Can of Heinz Beans

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude Apps That Help You Stick to It

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude & Positivity

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gratitude: A Worksheet

This Gratitude: a worksheet can help you start thinking about gratitude. Write your answers to the questions in the spaces below. The act of writing down feelings of gratitude can reinforce this powerful

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Grateful Journal

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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30 Days of Gratitude

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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13 Most Popular Gratitude Exercises and Activities

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Intention Statements, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Free Self-Compassion Exercises

Dear friends, We all suffer (or at least I do). Why not wish ourselves the same care that a loved one would offer us? Many people object to self-compassion because it feels sappy, because others seem more

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Mindfulness For Difficult Conversations

Dear friends, We spend so much of our lives talking to each other, but how much are we simply running on automatic—relying on old habits and hoping for the best? Are we able to truly hear others and

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Gratitude Affirmations

Gratitude is the force that manifests all of your dreams into reality. Master this mindset to unleash your life’s full potential. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Love Yourself (Self Confidence Exercise)

Use this self-confidence exercise daily to teach you to love yourself. You are worthy of loving yourself, as treating yourself as a wonderful person. Start your journey to self-love and acceptance

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I’m Right, You’re Wrong!

Learn loving-kindness, benevolence, radical acceptance and non-aversion in the core of the first brahma-vihāra - mettā, presented in this book. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Don’t Push

Read about the Buddha's teaching on caring in action as explained by this book by Ajahn Amaro.that investigates the second of the brahma-vihāras - karuṇā. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Gratitude Meditation

Allow yourself to feel appreciation and gratitude with Gratitude Meditation. Help yourself to have a good mood by not worrying too much. 13 Minutes Gratitude Meditation To begin this mindfulness meditation

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3 Boundaries You Must Set in Every Relationship

‘SuperSoul Sunday’ guests share why setting emotional boundaries is the key to creating positive and healthy relationships. For more on #supersoulsunday, visit http://bit.ly/1tNw5dg Find

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Why and How to Say Sorry [Video]

Apologising doesn’t generally come easily – but it always tends to pay off beautifully. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness

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How To Have Self Compassion

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Guided Meditation For Self-Acceptance

This 10-minute guided meditation will help you increase self-acceptance. Successful mindfulness practice involves learning to accept the present as it is. This is a 10 minute guided meditation that

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Practice Gratitude, Learn To Say Thank You

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Freestyles complex systems of society, technology and human existence and discusses

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Mindfulness Meditation with Deepak Chopra

Explore the cosmic consciousness with Dr. Deepak Chopra in this mindful guided meditation. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness

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Meditation | Flare

The sun broke through the clouds for just a few minutes after several days of darkness during hurricane Irene. The chaos of the wind combined with the stunning beauty of the sunset prompted

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Learn To Say Thank You

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Join Jason Silva as he freestyles complex systems of society, technology, and

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Over-Friendly People [Video]

Friendliness is a great virtue. Over-friendliness can be an unexpected problem. “There is a particularly poignant way to be a social disaster: through over-friendliness, a pattern of behavior

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Self-Kindness

Kristin studied communications as an undergraduate at the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1988). She did her graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D.,

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Why Love Requires Generosity

Take your relationship back on track by watching this video and know why the most genuine meaning of love requires generosity. We’re used to thinking about love as a kind of admiration for

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Self-Love Affirmations: I am Beautiful

Affirm your self worth and love with these spoken affirmations. Affirmations used:I am beautiful in all waysI respect who I amI am confident in all aspects of myselfMy beauty is naturalI am

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Fierce Compassion & Self Care

Join Sharon Salzberg and Phoenix Soleil as they discuss fierce compassion & self-care and mindfulness at Talks at Google in this video. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Mindfulness Practitioners Need Community

Bill Duane takes a little less than two minutes to talk about how important it is to have a community when you choose to become a mindfulness practitioner. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Guided Meditation To End Your Day

Boho Beautiful Meditation is a 13 minute guided meditation to end your day up into a calming conclusion that will improve your mindfulness & awareness. Free Guided Meditations & WorksheetsThis

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Guided Metta Meditation with Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein takes you on a calming, guided Metta meditation for 48 minutes to help you understand what loving-kindness in practice is. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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12 Principles of Forgiveness, Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield breaks down the entire process of forgiveness into 12 steps or principles that are aligned with Buddhist philosophy. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance

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On Love

Here Is Your Free Ebook: On Love by Ajahn Jayasaro I’ve always liked stories, and particularly stories that require the reader to suffer a little bit and shed a few tears on the way before being resolved

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Why We Could Love Anyone

The modern world associates love with finding one very special person in whom to pour all one’s affection. But what if a deeper understanding of love amounted to something else: a far

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Why Are We So Ungrateful?

Why are we so ungrateful? The video gives us a simple reminder about how important it is to have an attitude of gratitude even with little things in life. Ditching Ungrateful AttitudeGratitude

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How to Get Over Someone

Getting over someone begins with the need to realize that there are curious pleasures available from NOT getting over them. “We tend to be generous towards people who can’t get over someone.

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Street Lovingkindness

Does anyone like to wait in line? It’s annoying getting stuck at the post office or waiting endlessly in line at the store. Sharon takes these moments of stress and transforms them with Lovingkindness

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Self Compassion & Our Common Humanity

Kristin studied communications as an undergraduate at the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1988). She did her graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D.,

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Why We Go Cold On Our Partners

Going cold on our partners is often a sign not that we have stopped caring, but that we are – somewhere deep down – furious or hurt. Watch this video. Going cold on our partners is often

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How To Be Warm

Being polite isn’t enough to win one friend. We also need to learn the art of being warm: this begins with having the right sort of relationship to our own weaknesses and foibles. “While

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Self Compassion & Mindfulness

Kristin studied communications as an undergraduate at the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1988). She did her graduate work at the University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D.,

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Is It Better to Be Polite or Frank?

“For most of human history, the idea of being ‘polite’ has been central to our sense of what is required to count as a good and civilized person. But more recently, politeness has come

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Facing Difficulty with Gratitude

In a conversation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, the renowned authors and religious teachers explain how to cultivate gratitude, even in difficult circumstances. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Robert Thurman: Love Your Enemy

This short video clip features Professor Robert Thurman breaking down the idea of why one should love his or her enemy, and how this benefits both self and others. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Why Love and Teaching Belong Together

We might believe that a true love shouldn’t try to teach us to change in any way – but in fact, an acceptance of a legitimate role for education in love is key to the success of relationships. “One

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Why Boys Are Mean To Girls They Like

Boys tend to be mean and nasty to girls they like, in part because they want to reduce the pain of getting rejected. We simply need to accept who we are. It can be very hard to keep admitting

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Self-Compassion Pause

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Self-Compassion, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Love Yourself Before Getting In Relationship

We Too Often Forget this Before you enter into a relationship, you have to love yourself first. Accept with compassion and understanding who you are today. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Jon Kabat-Zinn: Compassion And Mindfulness

This video tells us why being mindful can help us unlock our compassionate side. This was part of a talk put on by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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How Mindfulness Cultivates Compassion

The author and researcher explores how moment-to-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, and surrounding helps us to see and alleviate suffering in others. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Self Compassion vs. Self-Esteem

Kristin studied communications as an undergraduate at the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1988). She did her graduate work at University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D., 1997),

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Love And Self-Love

One of the oddest things we need in order to love is a vital ingredient known as self-love. “One of the great and slightly strange dangers of falling in love with someone is how we may respond

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Love is the Greatest Pain

“Love at first sight is always spoken in the past tense. The scene is perfectly adapted to this temporal phenomenon: distinct, abrupt, framed, it is already a memory “for a certain

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Nothingness is the Ultimate Reality

Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your health, relationships, career, meditation and more!50% OFF Safely download

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The Path of Tenderness [Audio]

The Path of Tenderness, by Mark Coleman  

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Seeing Through Eyes of Love [Audio]

Seeing Through Eyes of Love, by Vinny Ferraro  

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Tonglen

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Tonglen, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Seeing Yourself With Love

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Love, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Lovingkindness

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Lovingkindness, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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The Power of Lovingkindness [Audio]

The Power of Lovingkindness, by Guy Armstrong  

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All Forgiveness is Self Forgiveness

Credit: Frank OstaseskiFounder, Metta Institute Frank Ostaseski is the Founder of Metta Institute http://www.mettainstitute.org/Fbio.html Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, international

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Angel Meditation

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Angel Meditation, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Writing for Self-Compassion

The writing for self-compassion is an exercise that is designed to help cultivate and promote self-compassion through writing.To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Writing for Self-Compassion, please bring

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Dear Future Generations: Sorry [Video]

An Apology Letter to Future Generations. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your health, relationships, career, meditation

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Taking Other Viewpoints / Tunnel-Busting

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Taking Other Viewpoints, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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“Lovingkindness In the Face of Adversity” [Video]

Published on Sep 14, 2014 “Lovingkindness: it’s not something simpering, saccharine, weak or foolish. It is actually something that is full of tremendous strength,” explains renowned

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Gil Fronsdal – Empathy

Recorded at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, CA on April 6, 2011. For similar talks or more information, visit audiodharma.org. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Seeing Goodness in Others

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Seeing Goodness in Others, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Loving Kindness Affirmation

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Loving Kindness Affirmation, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Opening Your Heart and Mind to Gratitude

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Opening to Gratitude, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Grand Central Station

Sharon takes us to Grand Central Station in the heart of New York, NY for the first video in her #StreetLovingkindness series. Explore a new way to interact with the world around you by expanding

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Attitude of Acceptance

In order to develop an attitude of acceptance, you must think about your pain or physical limitations and describe to others how it is affecting your life.To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Attitude

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How To Get Over Rejection

Rejection is always painful; it need not be a tragedy. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your health, relationships, career,

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Impartial Kindness [Audio]

Impartial Kindness, by Sylvia Boorstein  

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Gratitude Practice

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Gratitude Practice, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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The G.L.A.D. Technique

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on The GLAD Technique, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Kindness is Great

The common perception tends to be that a quality like kindness or loving kindness or compassion is a sort of weakness, that it makes you sort of silly or very complacent, that you’re only

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Thich Nhat Hanh: Conversations on Compassion

Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh explains how mindfulness can reduce suffering, bring happiness, and enable compassion to be born in your heart. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness Worksheets Step-by-step

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Sharing Gratitude

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Sharing Gratitude, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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