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Mindfulness Meditation Practices

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Let’s get some perspective…

Here are some resources I’ve collected to help with mindfulness meditation, metta bhavana (loving-kindness), relaxation and focus. I hope they’re helpful.

3 mins: Pause and Check In, from Mindful Schools

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Pause and check in with mindfulness meditation

Recommended Tracks related to ‘Pause and Check In’ on Soundcloud

10 mins: Mindfulness for the School Day, also from Mindful Schools

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What’s coming up today?

Recommended Tracks related to ‘Mindfulness for the School Day’ on Soundcloud

Guided Breathing Exercise, and more from Mindful Magazine

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“I know I’m breathing out… I know I’m breathing in…”

From ‘How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day: Tips for increasing focus and awareness and decreasing stress at work.‘ –

Meditate at Your Desk – Body Scan meditation practice from Mindful Magazine.
Hear more from Mindful magazine on Soundcloud.

Loving-Kindness Meditation

The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. - Thich Nhat Hanh

The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. – Thich Nhat Hanh


Study / Focus Music

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Focus your mind, and it all becomes possible. Probably.

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All done now. Time to let go.

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Mindfulness in Education: a Free Back to School Kit for Teachers, Students and Parents


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  1. Diana

    Thanks for posting this article!!! Relaxation has a profound impact on our feelings & well being. Also listening to music when I work, helps me to de-stress and increase my productivity for mundane tasks. The below video is an excellent example for relaxation techniques:
    The end results can have a very therapeutic healing effect on the listener.

    • Annabel Treshansky

      Hi Diana, thanks for sharing this lovely relaxing music. I enjoyed it. Thanks for visiting!

  2. Great Blog on meditation practices. Enjoyed the relaxing sounds. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Olivia

    Thank you for sharing! I totally enjoyed it! I have also found this type of videos I found amazing as well:

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