12 Minute Meditation

Guided meditations to nourish compassion, resilience, and calm.

12 Minute Meditation podcast from Mindful magazine and mindful.org

Explore guided meditations from today’s leading mindfulness experts in a new podcast, brought to you by Mindful. With a mindfulness meditation each week, 12 Minute Meditation invites you to bring the benefits of mindfulness to daily life.

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Calm

Let Your Practice Guide You Beyond Crisis Mode 

While many of us lean on mindfulness to help us through times of inner and outer chaos, we can cultivate the greatest resilience through consistency in our practice, even when it doesn’t feel urgent. Read More 

  • Georgina Miranda
  • August 16, 2022
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Calm

A 12-Minute Meditation to Cultivate an Open Heart 

During times of crisis and uncertainty, touching into your groundedness while remaining open can help you find calm—and inspire others to do the same. Meena Srinivasan offers a guided practice for staying both rooted and open. Read More 

  • Meena Srinivasan
  • July 19, 2022
A 12-Minute Meditation to Let Curiosity Lead the Way
Calm

A 12-Minute Meditation to Let Curiosity Lead the Way 

When we allow what is to simply be, we relieve ourselves of the suffering that can get heaped on top of our moments of difficulty. That extra suffering is optional, even if the difficult causes and conditions are not. Read More 

  • Frank Ostaseski
  • May 19, 2022
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Calm

Try This Guided Meditation as a Mindful Writing Prompt 

The invitation is to connect with your senses in a real or imagined setting. What do you hear? What do you smell? Note the emotional content of the space. And when you’re done, take what you learned to the page in whatever way suits you. Read More 

  • Stephanie Domet
  • April 5, 2022
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Focus

A 12-Minute Meditation to Explore What’s True 

In this episode of 12-Minute Meditation, Mindful founding editor Barry Boyce leads us in an inquiry practice to become aware of our preconceptions, loosen our grip on what we think we know, and explore what’s true. Read More 

  • Barry Boyce
  • February 24, 2022
A 12-Minute Meditation for Connecting to Your Body
Guided Meditation

A 12-Minute Meditation for Connecting to Your Body 

The four elements have the ability to connect us, both internally and externally, with the world around us. Jeanne Corrigal brings her Métis heritage, and her training as an insight meditation teacher, to this guided practice to connect with the four elements within our own body. Read More 

  • Jeanne Corrigal
  • October 19, 2021
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Calm

Let Your Practice Guide You Beyond Crisis Mode 

While many of us lean on mindfulness to help us through times of inner and outer chaos, we can cultivate the greatest resilience through consistency in our practice, even when it doesn’t feel urgent. Read More 

  • Georgina Miranda
  • August 16, 2022
A 12-Minute Meditation to Foster Compassion—A red puzzle fits together in the shape of a heart on a plain light blue background.
Meditation

A 12-Minute Meditation to Foster Compassion 

In this guided meditation from Tara Brach, we investigate a relationship where there is tension or conflict. With compassion for ourselves and for the other person, we can go beyond the difficulty and find healing. Read More 

  • Tara Brach
  • October 7, 2021
Guided Meditation

Having a Tough Conversation? Try This 12-Minute Meditation to Reset 

It’s not always the case that our formal mindfulness practice carries seamlessly into daily life—especially in conversations that spark tension. Shalini Bahl-Milne offers a practice to help you ensure you can be mindfully present for these difficult moments. Read More 

  • Shalini Bahl-Milne
  • September 21, 2021

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