Explore Your Inner Universe Week 1: Mindfulness & Meditation (July 5 to 11)
You have probably heard a lot about the benefits of mindfulness, especially over the past few months. Committing to a mindfulness practice has been shown to improve our overall health, reduce stress, and boost our resilience helping us to better manage in difficult situations. Below are activities and resources to help you find the mindfulness practice that works for you. We encourage you to try incorporating mindfulness into your routine this week and beyond!
Celebrate #MindfulMonday by checking out Movement & Mindfulness with Heidi Whent
Adults can sign up for Whistler Meditates with Susan Reifer on July 8
This week, try meditating or just sitting quietly with your breath for 5-10 minutes every day. Check out our resources list for apps and podcasts that can guide you!
Check out our list of books, apps, podcasts and more for adults
We also have great books, websites, and videos for kids and parents to enjoy together
Have you heard of the Sea to Sky Healing Project? This curated toolkit includes resources and recommendations from locals you might recognize, all brought together to support mental health. Take a look at their Calm section for their suggested resources for Mindfulness and Meditation!
- Did you know that your library card gets you access to thousands of online video tutorials taught by experts on Lynda.com? Log in with your library card number and pin, then search for any of these awesome Mindfulness/Meditation classes:
- Mindfulness Practices
- Practicing mindfulness: It’s not all about meditation
- Using Your Mind to Change Your Brain
- Meditations to Change Your Brain
- Mindful Meditations for Work and Life
- Behavioural Science Insights, on How to Have a Good Day, Everyday
- The Mindful Workday
Don't forget - if you complete one (or more!) of our weekly activities or use one of our resources, you can enter to win one of our weekly prize draws! To enter, fill out our Prize Draw Form each week. We will contact winners by email every Monday!