Learn to Meditate2018-10-04T14:03:30+00:00
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Meditation Programs

Learn to Meditate

This program provides training in the essentials of meditation practice, using mindfulness of the breath as a foundation for working with your mind.

If you’re new to the practice of meditation, Mindworks Learn to Meditate module will help you get started and teach you how to sit with a comfortable and effective posture. If you’re familiar with meditation, the program can help you rekindle your connection to practice and build a consistent daily routine.

Learn to Meditate module includes:

  • Take Your Seat, an instructional video showing how to  establish an effective and comfortable meditation posture
  • M7: Learn to Meditate guided meditations that teach a combination of mindfulness and awareness practices
  • Daily Cup Contemplations for a quick uplifting way to begin your day
  • Blog articles to enhance your understanding of how your mind works
  • Mind Talks to help you discover the benefits of meditation and encourage you to practice regularly

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Learn to Meditate

About Learn to Meditate

This module is based on Mindworks M7: Learn to Meditate, a series of 7 easy-to-follow 10-minute guided meditation sessions. Train with M7 to build a consistent daily routine. M7 meditation instructions combine both mindfulness and awareness practices. Mindfulness provides relief by calming the mind from its daily barrage of thoughts & emotions. Awareness develops clarity and understanding that results in genuine personal transformation. When practiced together they result in lasting positive change.

Let’s get started.

The core content for Learn to Meditate can be found on Mindworks App and selected complementary blogs are on the Website. During this module, set aside 15 to 20 minutes each day to meditate, absorb and contemplate the content. A median time for this module is 2 weeks—some people take longer, some go faster. Take the time you need to make practice a regular part of your daily routine.

Progressively work through the list below to complete the Learn to Meditate module:

  • Each day complete one of the Instructions: Learn to Meditate in the series below in the order they appear. You can repeat any instruction or move on to the next when you’re ready. Progress at your own pace.
  • Each day contemplate a Daily Cup.
  • Every 2 or 3 days fuel your practice with a Mind Talk or Blog from Assignments: Learn to Meditate below, following the order they are presented.

Instructions: Learn to Meditate

Learn the proper posture for meditation
Watch

Take Your Seat

This short video helps you settle into a good sitting position that supports your practice and keeps you comfortable during meditation. 
Length: 1:18 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7 Start Here

Mindworks M7 is a series of seven easy-to-follow 10-minute guided meditation sessions. This short audio provides basic instructions on how to get ready to meditate. 
Length: 2:37 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7.1 Working with Mindfulness

M7.1 is your first 10-minute guided meditation about the foundation of mindfulness practice. You will learn how to work with your breath as an object of meditation in this session.
Length: 10:00 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7:2 Working With Body 

M7.2 is your second 10-minute guided meditation. Mindfulness of the body grounds us in the essential nature of who we are. As we sit, we begin to appreciate physical sensations and integrate them into our meditation practice.
Length: 10:00 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7:3 Working With Breath

M7.3 is a 10-minute guided meditation that focuses on the subtlety and gentle presence of the breath—something we normally take for granted.
Length: 10:00 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7.4 Working with Mind

M7.4 focuses on the technique of labeling thoughts. Instead of being overwhelmed and distracted by the endless stream of thoughts that arise in the mind (yes, we all have them!), you’ll learn to create a fresh perspective by labeling as soon as you notice them.
Length: 10:00 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7.5 Working with Effort

M7.5 will help you find meditation’s sweet spot—the art of ‘not too tight’ and ‘not too loose’. With balance your meditation will become a natural and organic process.
Length: 10:00 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7.6 Working with Encouragement

Today’s M7.6 guided meditation helps us connect with our natural state of well-being and encourages us to continue our practice.
Length: 10:00 minutes
Meditation made easy
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M7.7 Working with Space

M7’s final 10-minute guided meditation helps us to experience a spacious state of mind. We have the room to connect with our feelings and to experience the world beyond self-imposed limitations.
Length: 10:00 minutes

Assignments: Learn to Meditate

Learn to meditate with Trinlay Rinpoche
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Your Mind has to Last a Lifetime

Enjoy Mind Trainer Trinlay Rinpoche’s short video on how meditation makes life meaningful and is the best way to take care of your mind. 
Length: 5:17
Read

Benefits of Meditation for the Mind and Body

Read this insightful article by Mind Trainer Trungram Gyalwa about how meditation creates a more positive perception of the world and increases our courage and joy.
Learn benefits of meditation
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Benefits of Meditation

Enjoy this video by Mind Trainer Trungram Gyalwa with powerful advice on how to unlock meditation’s many benefits. Experiencing these benefits motivates us to continue our mindful journey of self-discovery. 
Length: 9:34
Learn to Meditate
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Does Meditation Make You Happy?

Read this excellent article by Mind Trainer Trinlay Rinpoche to discover how to access your own true happiness and well-being.

Remember, slow and steady does it—progress is gained through consistent practice.

Take your time and enjoy the space in your mind created by your meditation!

Note: All assignments are also provided via your sign up email. Hyperlinks to App content will open the App to the correct audio or video file if you’re on the iOS or Android device that you’ve used to download and sign into the Mindworks App.

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