Last updated on 9/17/2020
Explore this curated collection of guided meditations for stress, sleep, and general well-being.
If you are new to meditation and wish to learn the basics, read our article
Wellness Strategy: Begin a Meditation Practice for step-by-step instructions and demonstrations.
Note: The meditations below are best enjoyed with headphones.
The “5-Minute Calming Meditation“ is a guided meditation produced by the Honest Guys. You can use this brief, simple meditation whenever you need to feel peace.
“Mindfulness Bell – A 5 Minute Mindfulness Meditation” by the Guided Meditation Site is a brief mindfulness bell meditation that will help you clear your mind quickly. The recording contains nothing but the pure sound of a Tibetan singing bowl being repeatedly struck with a soft mallet. In this simple meditation, you will focus your attention on the sound of the mindfulness bell. This simple meditation does not require any special breathing techniques; just focus your awareness on the sound of the bell.
“Clear Your Mind” is a 10-minute guided meditation by Great Meditation designed to help you eliminate overthinking by clearing your mind. This meditation helps you relax and increase your awareness of present moment.
The “Guided Meditation to Ease Anxiety, Worry, Overthinking & Urgency” is a 10-minute calming meditation by Positive Magazine Meditation. This meditation can help ease anxiety-related symptoms and cultivate peace of mind.
The “Tibetan Singing Bowl meditation” by Matthew Barlow features a solo singing bowl. Similar to the mindfulness bell meditation above, you will simply focus your attention on the sound of the bowl.
“Progressive Muscle Relaxation“ by Relax for a While is a guided progressive muscle relaxation meditation that can help release tension, relieve anxiety, manage panic attacks, or fall asleep. It involves tensing and relaxing all the muscles of the body to help induce a deep state of relaxation.
Progressive muscle relaxation is a well-researched technique often used to provide relief for insomnia, anxiety, headaches, stress relief, panic attacks, along with many other health benefits.
Mellisa Dormoy’s “20 Minute Body Scan Meditation” is a guided body scan meditation designed to help you become more mindful and peaceful by quieting your thoughts and focusing on your body, and becoming mindful of your sensations and truly connecting within. Body scanning involves paying attention to parts of the body and bodily sensations in a gradual sequence from feet to head.
“Being Present” is a 20-minute guided mindfulness meditation that will help you develop your skill of being mindful and present. It will reduce your stress level and improve your overall health and sense of well-being when practiced regularly. This video was produced by The Mindful Movement and read by Sara Raymond.
Michael Sealy’s “Guided Body Scan“ is a 30-minute mindfulness-based full body scan designed to to enhance relaxation, overall health and well-being. Body scanning involves paying attention to parts of the body and bodily sensations in a gradual sequence from feet to head.
“Calming Crystal Singing Bowls” is a 35-minute singing bowl meditation by Healing Vibrations. For this meditation, you will simply focus your attention on the sound of the crystal bowls.