This meditation helps to cultivate the quality of compassion for yourself—and for others.
This meditation helps train you to cultivate a mindset of love and gratitude.
This meditation is designed to help you develop comfort with the unknown.
This meditation helps you bring your attention to the present moment by focusing on a small stone.
Bring your attention to the present moment by focusing on sound.
The meditation in this episode is a moving meditation that can be practiced indoors or outdoors.
The meditation in this episode is designed to help you develop present moment awareness, beyond the busyness of the mind.
Learn to develop present moment awareness by noticing the wanderings of the mind.
This meditation trains you to rest your attention in the present moment by focusing on a word or phrase.
Continuing with the breath awareness instructions from the previous episode, this episode offers additional instruction to help you focus on your breath—and develop present moment awareness.
This meditation helps you shift your attention to the present moment by focusing on different aspects of your breath.
Learn to direct your attention to the present moment by counting with your breath.
The standing body awareness meditation can help you direct your attention to the present moment by developing body awareness. It's a good exercise to use if you're waiting in line!
This exercise can be used to help you relax or help you fall asleep. You'll be guided through a practice of tightening and releasing each muscle group to help you differentiate between what a muscle feels like when it's …
Here's a meditation from the upcoming audiobook version of "Meditation Illuminated: Simple Ways to Manage Your Busy Mind."
Happy New Year 2021! This short episode wishes you all the best for a happy, healthy, and mindful new year.
Learn how to relax your body while still keeping your mind alert.
This episode guides you through a meditation to teach your body how to release physical tension.
It's vital to replenish your energy when taking care of others—and also when taking care of yourself. This podcast episode guides you through a meditation to help revitalize you.
Learn to release tension with images of relaxing and being held.
Learn to release stress by breathing tension out.
Does your breath happen unconsciously or consciously? It's both! This episode focuses on using your breath as a focal point to cultivate present …
This visualization is designed to help you find common ground with those that have differing viewpoints.
The discussion in this episode focuses on three ways to learn to be comfortable in uncertain times.
This episode has a guided meditation that focuses on being settled on the inside, no matter what's happening on the outside.
Learn to become mindful by noticing what's in your visual field with a non-judgmental attitude.
This discussion focuses on becoming mindful of stories that can cycle in the mind, so you can choose stories that serve you. You'll also learn about …
This reflection helps you consider what you want to release in your life—and what you want to create in its place.
The discussion in this episode focuses on dealing with challenging times by broadening your awareness.
This episode focuses on tips to help you bring awareness to the activity of eating.
This meditation focuses on the rhythms of your body to help bring your awareness to the present moment.
Practicing gratitude can help improve your health. Learn how to train your mind in an attitude of gratitude.
Discover how to cultivate compassion for yourself—and for the world.
This episode focuses on learning to develop an attitude of acceptance.
This meditation is designed to help you feel safe, secure, and grounded in the present moment.
This guided visualization takes you for a mindful walk, engaging your senses to bring your attention to the present moment.
Learn to rest your attention on the present moment.
Learning to rest your attention on "the space between" can help you learn to develop awareness of the present moment.
World renowned meditation teacher Thich Nhat Hanh says that "our true home is in the present moment." This meditation teaches you to bring your attention to the present by focusing on different aspects of the word …
This short guided meditation is designed to help you learn to keep your attention in the present moment.
Discover how awareness of the natural force of gravity can help you feel safe and secure.
Recognizing everything's changing nature can help you in challenging times. This episode's meditation focuses on the the changing nature of the breath.
Learn to energize your body with your breathing and your imagination.
Learn to reduce anxiety as you bring your awareness to the here and now.
This episode is designed to cultivate feelings of peace in both mind and body.
Learn about how to walk a labyrinth—an ancient tool for meditation, relaxation, healing, insight and more.
Learn how to tap Ito a sense of belonging, especially during times of isolation.
In this episode, Joy discusses how a wandering mind is often part of meditation practice.
Learn to train your mind in present moment awareness through the imagery of filling and emptying.
In this episode, Joy discusses how training your mind can help you choose how to respond to life's events.
Learning to shift your attention to the present moment can help you reduce stress.
In this episode, Joy discusses five steps to remain present and centered amidst the uncertainty of the global pandemic.
Learn to discover a quiet place within by using images.
This meditation helps you steady your mind as you imagine being peaceful and well.
This meditation is designed to help you bring your awareness to the present moment.
This meditation uses body and breath awareness to bring your attention to the present moment, rather than getting caught up in worries about imagined future outcomes.
Telling yourself stories about the unknown can create stress. Practice releasing these stories, as you practice shifting your attention to the present moment.
This guided exercise uses a gentle tightening and releasing of each muscle group to help you learn to relax.
Discover how to shift your attention to a neutral anchor.
Discover how to focus by using an anchor.
Discover how focusing on sound can help bring your attention to the present moment.
Learn to accept the distractions that can create stress during meditation practice.
Discover that meditation isn’t about stopping your thoughts—and experience a guided meditation to help you rest your attention on the present moment.
Here's an introduction to the Mindful 180 podcast and your host, Joy Rains.
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