3 Minute Breathing Space
Join Leila in a 3 minute breathing space meditation- a great way to first experience mindfulness.
A Mindful Cup of Tea
There are plenty of everyday activities you can use to be more mindful, giving you a moment of revitalising quiet and calmness in your day. Join Leila as she talks through how to have a mindful cup of tea.
Podcasts of the week
Apps of the week
The number 1 app for meditation and sleep, Calm helps reduce stress and enhance wellbeing. The 7-step program teaches you how to meditate, with adjustable nature scenes and relaxing music tracks. Sessions range from 2 to 30 minutes on the topics of focus, creativity, energy, confidence, sleep and more.
The Headspace meditation app teaches you how to breathe, sleep, meditate, and live mindfully. These guided breathing exercises can promote mindfulness and have been proven to improve focus. There are exercises on everything from managing anxiety to stress relief to breathing, happiness, calm, and focus. Even if you’ve never meditated before, the free Basics course will teach you the essentials of meditation and mindfulness.
Books of the week
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace
Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world has become a word-of-mouth bestseller and global phenomenon. It reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to break the cycle of anxiety, stress unhappiness and exhaustion. It promotes the kind of happiness that gets into your bones and allows you to meet the worst that life throws at you with new courage.
How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness
Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction programme, this work shows you how to use medically proven mind-body approaches derived from meditation and yoga to counteract stress, establish greater balance of body and mind, and stimulate well-being and healing.