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Guided meditation 

Free MP3s & other resources

Learn how to meditate

 

Meditating is central to practising mindfulness and we'd like to offer you some free MP3 guided meditations of the core mindfulness practices. It can be helpful to listen to someone guide you when learning how to meditate, especially if you are struggling with intrusive thoughts or feeling particularly emotional. They vary in length and include short meditations of just a few minutes, plus 10 and 20 minute meditations. 

Our guided meditations include

- Breathing exercises

- Meditations for relaxation

- Compassion practices

- Morning meditation

- Meditations for sleep difficulties

Mindfulness techniques for parents and children can be found in our Families page and in several of our Mindful Surrey blogs.

 

You can also find links to meditations from Jon Kabat Zinn, Mark Williams and Tara Brach.

  • YouTube Mindful Surrey
Mindful Surrey mindfulness meditations Soundcloud

Meditations on YouTube and Soundcloud

We have meditations on the Mindful Surrey YouTube channel and also on Soundcloud, where we add new recordings every so often. Here you'll find our guided mindfulness meditations as used in MBSR courses. We'd love to hear your feedback and suggestions for new uploads. You can also find ask us to send a link to some free MP3s. 

Mindfulness reading

 

There's an abundance of resources if you like reading about mindfulness and see below for some of our favourite books about mindfulness and mindful eating. You can deepen your understanding of mindfulness and discover meditation tips and exercises.

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World

by Mark Williams & Danny Penman

Wherever You Go, There You Are

by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Power of Now

by Eckhart Tolle

Radical Acceptance

by Tara Brach

Real Happiness

by Sharon Salzberg

The Miracle of Mindfulness 

by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Mindfulness for Health 

by Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman

 

Start Where You Are, a Guide to Compassionate Living 

by Pema Chodron

 

The Mindful Path to Self-compassion 

by Christopher Germer

 

The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution 

by Lynn Rossy

 

Mindful Eating 

by Jan Chozen Bays 

 

 

Wellbeing Poems

We like to use poetry as part of our classes and retreat days. People often ask for copies of wellbeing poems, especially the self-compassion poetry, so we've included some of the most popular ones, such as the 'She Let Go' poem. Let us know of any favourite poem so we can add it to our collection, particularly if it has a theme of compassion.

Personalised guided meditations

 

We can record individual meditations specifically for you as an MP3, focusing on any particular issue, and we can also do these for children. These could be a ten minute meditation, or a longer compassion practice or meditation to help with sleep difficulties. Maybe with a wellbeing poem or favourite music in the background for a very special gift!

Mountain breathing meditation

Just breathe...

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