Audio files

  • Mindfulness of body and breath (8 mins). Alison Christie
    This Mp3 is a short introduction to mindfulness with attention focused on both body and breath.
    Download here.

  • Leaves on a stream (4 mins). Alison Christie
    This short exercise guides you through an exercise to help you be more mindful and accepting of thoughts. With this exercise we can learn to watch thoughts arise and fade away.
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  • Mindful Body Scan (12 mins). James Donald
    This Mp3 guides you through a mindfulness exercises which uses the body as the object of attention.
    Download here.

  • Mindfulness of feelings (physicalising emotions) (8 mins). Alison Christie
    This Mp3 guides you through an exercises intended to help you to learn to open up to difficult emotions and view them more objectively.
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  • Self compassion break (6 mins). By Kristin Neff
    This Mp3 introduces and guides you through a technique you can use in your daily life to respond to strong emotions. Download here.

  • Soften, soothe, allow (15 mins). By Kristin Neff
    This Mp3 guides you through a technique which helps you to respond to strong difficult emotions. Download here.

  • Compassionate body scan By Kristin Neff
    This Mp3 guides combines a mindfulness-based body scan with self-compassion.
    Download here.

    The above Mp3s and other mp3s and self-compassion resources are freely available at Kristin Neff's Self-Compassion website

  • Mindful abdominal breathing
    These Mp3s combine calming abdominal breathing practice with mindfulness. The introduction provides more details on technique and rationale. The second is a practice guide.

    Mindful belly breathing - Introduction (7 mins) By Alison Christie
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  • Mindful belly breathing - Practice guide (9 mins) By Alison Christie
    Download here.