Mindful.org is a mission-driven non-profit dedicated to inspiring, guiding, and connecting anyone who wants to explore mindfulness – to enjoy better health, more caring relationships, and a compassionate society. As well as a print magazine, they publish high quality online content by respected leaders in this field.
UCLA Free Guided Meditations are a great starting point for trying meditation in the comfort of your own home. From 3 minutes to 19 minutes long, there are general meditations on the breath and body, and meditations for sleep and working with difficulties.
The Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School aims to explore, understand, articulate and further understanding of mindfulness – in the lives of individuals, organizations and communities. One of the most respected organisations of the contemporary movement to make mindfulness accessible in a format that appeals to the mainstream.
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is an international centre of excellence within Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry that works with partners around the world to prevent depression and enhance human potential. Many very exciting findings are coming out of research performed here,supporting therapies that promote ones ability to be more mindful in the treatment of mental illness.
The American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) serves as a professional resource to the sciences and humanities, practice communities and the broader public. The research cited is easily searchable, though is highly academic. The emphasis is primarily psychological research.
Mindful Beginnings Australia founded by our very own Dr Adi Brown, this wonderful organisation provides training for birth preparation and parenting.
Mindfulness in Education
The Mindfulness in Schools Project is a Britain-based non-profit organisation offering training and resources to support schools around the world.
Mindful Schools is US-based and provides training and resources for people working in schools with youth.
Smiling Mind is a unique web and App-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives and a not-for-profit initiative.