Meditation is a mind and body practice used to improve mental and emotional well-being through increasing relaxation, increasing focus, managing mood, or cultivating an attribute.

The goal or purpose varies depending on the meditation technique used and accompanying beliefs.  

Contents:

  1. Apps
  2. Articles/Fact Sheets
  3. Podcasts

1. Apps:

Take a Break - Guided Meditations
Guided Meditations AppiTunes:Free ​ | Android:Free
Features two popular meditations from the Meditation Oasis podcast to provide deep relaxation. The app gives you the option to listen with or without music and/or nature sounds.

Calm: Meditate, Sleep, Relax 
Calm appAndroid: Free
App designed to help individuals relax, focus, and sleep better. Includes 9 guided meditations and 4 sleep stories, along with a breathing tool. Subscription required for additional content.


2. Articles/Fact Sheets:

Learn to Cope and Relax with Meditation  (also Español | MP3 )
This article discusses the benefits of mindfulness and how to utilize it as a coping strategy.

Quick Facts: Meditation can Help You to Relax
This fact sheet includes helpful tips about meditation.

6 Types of Meditation: Which One is Right For You?
This article provides descriptions of six different types of meditation.

Meditation: In Depth
This fact sheet provides general information about meditation including what it is, what science says about its benefits, and possible side effects to the practice.


3. Podcasts:

Guided Meditation
This podcast guides you through a 6-minute mind/body relaxation meditation.
 

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