Introduction to Mindfulness – Resources

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Welcome to the resource page for the 6-week Introduction to Mindfulness program.

Mindfulness meditation recordings

15-minute body scan

15-minute awareness of breath and sounds

15-minute awareness of breath, thoughts and emotions

3-minute breathing space

Getting ready for sleep (relaxation)

Optional readings

Week 1

Ed Halliwell, (2016) The 7 Qualities of Mindfulness Trained in the Body Scan

Jon Kabat-Zinn, (2005) The Body Scan, excerpt from Coming to our senses

Week 2

Mark Williams, et al. (2007) The Mindful Way Through Depression, Guilford Press: New York,  Ch4 Dealing with the wandering mind. Click here

Jon Kabat-Zinn, (1990) Sitting Meditation, excerpt from Full Catastrophe Living

Week 3

Ed Halliwell, (2016) Learning to Meditate through Difficulty

Edward Espe Brown, (2001) Thoughts on Thinking, Yoga Journal

Week 4

Harvard Health Publications, (2011) Understanding the Stress Response

Berlin, M. (2016) Mental Meteorology: How Noticing Your Thoughts Leads to Healthier Habits of Mind

Week 5

David R Hamilton, (2010) How Meditation Affects the Gray Matter of the Brain, The Huffington Post

Mindfulness and the Workplace – research overview

Vonderlin et al. (2020) Mindfulness-Based Programs in the Workplace: a Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Tim Lomas et al. (2018) Mindfulness-based interventions in the workplace: An inclusive systematic review and meta-analysis of their impact upon wellbeing

Mindfulness and Leadership Videos

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