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Mindfulness and Guided Meditation

Date: 13 April 2023

Author: Humber Recovery and Wellbeing College

Mindfulness and guided meditation are two practices that have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. Both practices have been shown to have numerous benefits for mental and physical health, and can help people manage stress, anxiety, and other challenges in their lives.

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in the moment, without judgment or distraction. It involves paying attention to your thoughts, feelings, and sensations in a non-judgmental way, and can be practiced in many different forms, including meditation, yoga, and mindful breathing exercises.

Guided meditation, on the other hand, is a form of meditation that involves listening to a recorded voice that guides you through various mindfulness exercises. These exercises may involve focusing on your breath, visualizing peaceful scenes or affirmations, or simply relaxing and letting go of stress and tension.

Together, mindfulness and guided meditation can have a powerful impact on mental and physical health. Studies have shown that regular mindfulness practice can reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, improve sleep quality, boost cognitive function, and even lower blood pressure and improve heart health.

Guided meditation can also be a helpful tool for managing stress and anxiety. By providing a structured and calming experience, guided meditation can help you quiet your mind and focus on the present moment, rather than getting caught up in worries about the future or regrets about the past.

Whether you're new to mindfulness and guided meditation or have been practicing for years, these techniques can offer many benefits for your mental and physical health. By taking a few moments each day to focus on the present moment and cultivate a sense of inner peace and calm, you can improve your overall well-being and enjoy a more fulfilling life.

Introductory Mindfulness session in Brough 

The Humber Recovery and wellbeing college is runnign an introdutory Mindfulness session at the Brough Libary. in this session you will learn the principles of practice, develop your own meditation practice, and apply principles to daily life. You will learn strategies and skills to fully work with thoughts, emotions, and sensations, while developing your capacity to enhance mind-body awareness of present-moment experience through techniques such as awareness of the breath, scanning the body, and watching sounds and thoughts. Allow yourself to settle and ground in the practice in the here and now through both guided meditations and guided visualisations.

Take a moment to pause, breathe, and connect with yourself. Our guided mindfulness session can help you cultivate mindfulness, reduce stress, and enhance your mental wellbeing. Join us at this journey towards a happier and healthier you!

How to Enrol

To enrol onto our Mindfulness and Guided meditation class please sign/Register by:

  • Clicking the sign in button on our websites front page. 
  • Follow the process for signing in/Registering 
  • Then navigate your way to our live session
  • Find the mindfulness class and book your place.