Digital resources

  • Mindfulness for students  includes courses and has some simple mindfulness exercises to download.
  • Calm offers a range of downloadable meditations.
  • The NHS Choices website gives a simple description of what mindfulness is.


Videos, films and talks

John Kabat-Zinn explains the science behind mindfulness.

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre have their own YouTube channel with a range of talks on mindfulness.

This Headtalks video describes the power of meditation.

Podcasts and audio downloads

Online courses

  • Futurelearn provide a free online mindfulness course.
  • Be Mindful Online  a four-week online mindfulness course run by the Mental Health Foundation.

Blogs and vlogs



  • Kabat Zinn, J. (2001). 'Full catastrophe living'. Piatkus.
  • Williams, M, Penman D, (2011), 'Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world'. Piatkus.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (2006). 'Mindfulness for Beginners' (Audio CD). Sounds True.
  • Teasdale, J, Williams, M. et.al (2014) 'The mindful way workbook'. Guilford Press.

Professional support

External support in Bristol

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