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Mindfulness

 

Mindfulness can be used as a form of self-care, relaxation, meditation, and a way to help manage emotions or thoughts. It is most commonly understood as a focused state of awareness that is an open and accepting experience of the present moment.


Podcasts:

 

Mindfulness and Relaxation
A series of 8 podcasts which introduce, educate, and guide the listener through various mindfulness and relaxation exercises. Guided audio for exercises include deep breathing, progress muscle relaxation, meditation, and visualization.


Videos:

 

Introduction to Mindful Awareness
A video introducing Mindful Awareness. It includes research regarding Mindfulness benefits and two guided meditations to practice by Diana Winston, director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA.

 

Websites:

 

Mindfulness Based Services

This website provides helpful links and information about mindfulness based resources. It is maintained by the UC Davis Safety Services department.