Meditation

Alphamusic

Alphamusic is a tried and tested natural music remedy that has shown to be effective for a whole host of common ailments. Alphamusic is founded upon scientific research into brainwave activity and the influence of music on the mind.

OMG. I Can Meditate!

OMG. I Can Meditate! is the easiest way to learn how to meditate. Learn simple meditation techniques to help you reduce stress and anxiety, sleep better, sharpen your mind, and improve your relationships — in just 10 minutes a day! 

Top 10 Mental Health Apps

With so many apps on the market, it’s hard to know which are useful. Many are designed by developers instead of psychologists, without scientific testing. They range from beneficial, to harmless but useless, to bordering on fraudulent. 

The Mindfulness App

The Mindfulness App helps you to reduce stress and increase wellbeing. Scientific research proves that regular practice for 20 minutes a day brings desired effects. Try it out for yourself!

Best iPhone/Android Meditation Apps

A plethora of “Keep Calm” posters have cropped up recently. But for a stressed or anxious person, those posters don’t help much. In order to keep your calm, you have to find it first. 

Headspace

“At Headspace we believe there is nothing more important than looking after the health of the mind, so we’ve made it our mission to get people everywhere to look after this precious […]

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

Buck up.’ ‘Stop feeling sorry for yourself.’ ‘Don’t ruin everything.’ When you are anxious, sad, angry, or lonely, do you hear this self-critical voice? What would happen if, instead of fighting difficult emotions, we accepted them? 

Meditation for Beginners

Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but didn’t know how to get started?  With Meditation for Beginners, trusted teacher Jack Kornfield shows you how simple it is to start-and stick with-a daily meditation practice.

Relax into Greatness

Relax into Greatness leads you through two practices of Yoga Nidra – an ancient and life-changing approach to complete relaxation. Unlike other sitting meditation techniques, you rest on your back. 

Meditation as Medicine

Proven effective by scientific research and presented here by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa and Cameron Stauth, the practice of Medical Meditation revolutionizes the healing process. 

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting

The bestselling author of Wherever You Go, There You Are (more than 1,000,000 total copies in print) and Full Catastrophe Living joins forces with his wife, Myla, […]

Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness

“Sharon Salzberg, a meditation teacher and the founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts, focuses on a kind of Buddhist practice that emphasizes feelings of love,  […]

Radical Acceptance

For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn’t take much–just hearing of someone else’s accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work–to make us feel that we are not okay.

Insight Meditation: A Step-By-Step Course on How to Meditate

The Insight Meditation twelve-month correspondence course is an unparalleled home immersion in meditation and philosophy, presented by the co-founders of the Insight Meditation Society, Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein. 

Instant Calm: Over 100 Easy-to-Use Techniques for Relaxing Mind and Body

Available in a serene new package, Instant Calm is the busy person’s guide to finding peace and contentment in a restless world. These ingenious shortcuts to calm, are written in entertaining, easy-to-follow  […]

Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness

Ten years ago, Jon Kabat-Zinn changed the way we thought about awareness in everyday life with his now-classic introduction to mindfulness, Wherever You Go, There You Are.

The Shambhala Meditation Center

The Shambhala Meditation Center at 7331 N. Sheridan Rd. (Rodgers Park) offers introductory meditation classes on a regular basis. They also offer free one-to-one meditation instruction on Tuesdays, 7-9pm and Sundays 9am-Noon. 

Consciously Creating Wellness CD

Relaxing, elegant vocals, soothing acoustic guitar woven with peaceful alto and bass flutes create the perfect guided imagery experience for wellness. Gentle narration activates your creative imagination. 

Mediation Services by UB’s Stephanie Whitman

What is Mediation? Mediation is facilitated negotiation or conflict resolution that occurs outside of the legal system. It is a process for people involved in disputes to construct their own decisions and regain control.

Perfect Health: The Complete Mind/Body Guide

“A decade ago, Deepak Chopra, M.D., wrote Perfect Health, the first practical guide to harnessing the healing power of the mind, which became a national bestseller. The book described how breakthroughs in physics […]

The Power of Intention

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer has researched intention as a force in the universe that allows the act of creation to take place. This beautiful gift edition of Wayne’s international bestseller explores intention—not as something we do—but as an energy we’re a part of. 

Wherever You Go, There You Are

Kabat-Zinn ( Full Catastrophe Living ), founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, here urges readers to practice ‘mindfulness,’ a more than 2000-year-old Buddhist method of living fully in the present, observing ourselves, our feeling, others and our surroundings without judging them. 

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