Mindfulness, Meditation & Relaxation resources

Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present in the moment. Benefits can include decreased stress/sadness to increased level of focus and happiness. Relaxation is a vital part of life that improves our mental, physical and emotional well-being. Practising Relaxation techniques can have many benefits including: Reduces stress and releases tension, allows the Mind and body to rest and re-energise and it promotes the feelings of peace and tranquillity. Meditation is a practice which can be learned and involves sitting quietly and focusing the mind on often one thing. The techniques require paying attention to; the breath, thoughts, feelings, sounds and body sensations. It can even be taking part in a particular activity such as Thai Chi.

Breathing exercises disclaimer: anyone experiencing breathing difficulties should not take part in breathing exercises unless you have consulted with a medical professional and they have advised that it is safe for you to do so.

For anyone interested in meditation, the London Buddhist centre has a free weekly online schedule

Mind Space have created guided meditation for five minutes, ten minutes, fifteen minutes and twenty minute videos.

For online mindfulness colouring that you can do on your computer, please visit – Color MandalaAnti-stress colourings

Printable Colouring pages

Guided Exercises to do at home