Mindfulness Exercises


To learn, you must be

Tara Brach - beautiful, well-paced, and calming mindfulness exercises posted since 2009.  Of all the mindfulness exercise portals I have come across, Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance, is the best. Her search facility is easy to use to hone your meditation practice on the issues you wish to explore. The best acronym from her work is RAIN. Recognize, Accept, Investigate, and Nurture. See her site for more info.

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre – A wonderful set of guided mindfulness exercises accessible to children, teens, and adults, created by Dr. Vo, pediatrician, and Dr. Locke, psychiatrist, both at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver.

BREATHR app! An excellent free app with several mindfulness exercises and guided meditations. 

Insight Timer is a popular and very diverse app with literally thousands of mindfulness exercises of varying quality. This is not my favourite because the quality you get is unstable and unpredictable. If you find something you like, be sure to bookmark it.

Awareness is Freedom - Dr. Itai Ivtzan, a research scholar and mindfulness teacher

UCLA's Mindfulness Research Center exercises

The River of Time” is a calming video based on Phillip Zimbardo’s theory of “Time Perspective Therapy

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Dr. K.A. Dawson, Registered Psychologist (CPBC #1566)

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