Sign up here to be paired with a Mindfulness Buddy to share your meditation experience with. In times of isolation and uncertainty, particularly if you are stuck in quarantine, we hope that this will help you stay grounded and supported. You may want to discuss your practice, share resources you have found helpful or simply check in regularly.
Keep a record of your experiences in your Mindfulness practice, or share them with a Mindfulness Buddy with this template - there are prompts and creative suggestions included to help inspire your writing.
Elizabeth English has also recorded podcasts on Soundcloud, on General Meditation and Creative Meditation, exploring how to bring creative resources into your meditation.
How to meditate creatively (a series of 14 podcasts introducing meditation)
15-minute meditations (zoom audio recordings from Easter Term, 2020)
Survival and thrival meditations for coronavirus times (by Simon McKibbin)
Guided meditations from the course run by the University ('Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world' run)
Talks from Well-being festival on the theme of Kindness (Zoom video recordings, June 2020)
A Zoom event on Mindfulness, Meditation & Meaning with Dr Elizabeth English, and Alumni group founders Isabel Emery & Caryn Yeow.
CU Samatha Society is a Buddhist meditation group offering meditation classes to anyone interested in investigating more about mindfulness and concentration.
Commune offers a free 14-day membership, with access to their online classes from leading health gurus such as Russell Brand, Adriene Mishler, Deepak Chopra and Wim Hof. An excellent resource for managing quarantine alone.
“Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society.”
A free online course run by Yale University on The Science on Well-being, putting together the latest scientific research on happiness and offering exercises to practise building healthier habits
A free collection on the Headspace app called Weathering the Storm, with guided meditations, sleep aids and movement exercises
YouTube Channel by Charlotte, the Mindfulness Society Secretary.
Sharing practical approaches to mindfulness, meditation, esoteric knowledge and how to bring calm to our daily lives in this busy world.
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