You cannot control the sea. You cannot stop the waves, but you can learn to surf on them. This is the central idea behind mindfulness practice.

Week One: Guided Meditation

Here is the guided meditation for Week One of the Intro to Mindfulness Meditation Course. When you focus your attention and see the “waves” for what they really are, you are free to make better-informed choices and act accordingly. It all begins with finding your anchor.

Finding your anchor and concentration:

Handout: Personal Work

Here is a simple 1-page handout to help in cultivation of your personal mindfulness meditation practice. Feel free to download and print out for your use. This is not “homework”. It’s simply offered as a helpful tool to support you. Your practice is your practice—there really are no rules.