In honor of International Women’s Day we’ve gathered 10 mindfulness practices created by women to help you live a generous, compassionate, healthy life.

Be Kind to Yourself Right Now

Be Kind to Yourself—Right Now

To be kind to others, you need to start with yourself.
By Sharon Salzberg



Can We Talk?

Three mindfulness practices that encourage generous conversations.
By Lili Powell


A 10-Minute Meditation on Love as a Practice

Explore this practice for building connection—a sneak peek from Mindful‘s feature story on relationships in the April 2017 issue.
By Tara Brach


Try This Movement Practice Before You Meditate

By focusing on the breath while doing some simple mindful movements you can synchronize your mind and body with breath and rhythm.
By Cara Bradley


Why Listening is the Most Radical Act

When we think we already know what there is to hear, we are simply moving a little too fast to really listen—That’s where meditation comes in.
By Mirabai Bush


A Loving-Kindness Meditation for Moms

Parenting is beautiful and rewarding, and it is hard work, even on the best of days. Try leaning on this mindfulness practice when things get rough.
By Sona Dimidjian


How to Take a Mindful Hike

Physical activity. Beautiful scenery. Who doesn’t like the occasional hike in the great outdoors? And when you add a little extra awareness to the experience, your outing can benefit both your body and your mind.
By Catherine Morey-Nase


4 Ways to Curb a Panic Attack

Through mindfulness practice we can change the relationship we have with the anxious thoughts and feelings that surface during a panic attack.
By Jamie Price


man walking down airport runway

A Meditation for Moving On

We can’t ignore the hard stuff. Here’s a 10-minute mindfulness practice for navigating—not resisting—everything life throws our way.
By Holly Rogers


Beginner’s Body Scan Meditation

Try this meditation practice to relax your body from head to toe.
By Elaine Smookler



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