Mindfulness Exercises

Mindfulness is a powerful and effective skill to develop metacognitive awareness. It also functions as a form of exposure, as individuals are to nonjudgmentally observe their uncomfortable and distressing thoughts and feelings. This process reduces experiential avoidance and increases distress tolerance. Below are resources related to mindfulness that may help you and/or your clients. 

stones3 Mindfulness ExercisesResources from Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Guided Mindfulness Meditation Exercises with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindscape Guided Mindfulness Meditation (20 minutes)

Breathscape Guided Mindfulness Meditation (20 minutes)

Session on Mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn


Resources from Dr. Rick Hanson

Appreciating Your Brain – A Guided Meditation

Free Meditation and Guided Practises for Download by Dr. Rick Hanson


Resources from Dr. Christopher Germer

Mindfulness Meditation Videos (several guided meditations)


Resources from Centre of Gravity

Online Podcasts on Mindfulness & Compassion by Michael Stone


Resources from NewMindfulLife

Mindfulness Meditation Audio & Resources by Dr. Rochelle Calvert


Resources from Free Mindfulness

Downloadable Guided Mindfulness Exercises