Finding great mindfulness and meditation blogs can be tough with so many options online! I’ve narrowed down a list of the best (and most helpful!) blogs on mindfulness and meditation after countless hours searching the web.
All of these amazing bloggers work hard to make great articles designed to help you live a happier and healthier life. You’ll learn how to meditate and achieve an enlightened state, and to truly be present in the moment for a less stressed and more enjoyable life.
Whether you’ve been meditating and practicing mindfulness for years, or are just starting out, these websites have deep insights that will help you grow!
Why you should follow: Giovanni has been meditating for over 17 years and estimates over 8000 hours! He loves sharing everything he has learned to help people grow and live better.
Check this article out: https://liveanddare.com/myths-about-meditation/
Why you should follow: If you can’t trust an expert with over 40 years experience in the field, who can you trust? Karl’s expertise shows through his articles and really help you to reach new levels. He’s even completed a 30 day silent retreat, most people feel uncomfortable with even a few hours!
Check this article out: https://mindfulbalance.org/what-is-mindfulness/
Why you should follow: Adi built the “Your Life Creation” website to help you find your real passion. The article linked below is a great read about becoming happier. You won’t be happier just because you reached a goal.. There’s always another one behind it and true happiness comes from within at any stage of life.
Check this article out: http://yourlifecreation.com/15-things-you-should-give-up-to-be-happy-meditation/
Why you should follow: The Meditation for Beginners Blog features a lot of great content to help you understand meditation and get started right away. It’s well-written and very inspirational and will help you to truly understand what meditation is and how you can meditate to improve your life.
Check this article out: http://beginnersmeditation.info/blog/what-really-is-meditation
Why you should follow: If you are a woman looking to live a more mindful life, look no further! Bev is a mindful living coach and helps women to find out who they are and what they truly want from life. There are a lot of great and original articles that will keep you reading for hours.
Check this article out: http://thecompassionatemind.ca/cultivate-inner-peace-and-greater-joy/
Why you should follow: Everything in one place. This website features tons of amazing content and resources to get you started. The guide below dives into meditational fears and overcoming the fear of not wanting to hear your inner voice and is an excellent read.
Check this article out: http://www.mindfulnessmeditationinstitute.org/2017/03/overcoming-the-fear-of-meditation/
Why you should follow: This website dives deep into life and mindfulness in and out of the workplace. There are a lot of great articles and it’s not all about selling you products (which can be common on mindfulness websites, oddly enough!) The article below is an especially interesting read that helps us to let go of stories that we tell ourselves that simply aren’t true or are not the core reason of our problems.
Check this article out: https://stressreductionatwork.com/2017/09/letting-go-of-your-story/
How to Be Happy Guru – Duccio Manfredi
Why you should follow: Yep, the name pretty much says it all. We all want to be happy and mindfulness and meditation can help us get to that point. The about page has a great series of links that will help you become a happier person.
Check this article out: https://howtobehappy.guru/5-breathing-techniques-to-fight-stress/
Positively Mindful – Neil Morbey and Mark Dunn
Why you should follow: Excellent and in-depth writing that is thoroughly researched. These articles will really make you think and help you to understand what mindfulness is and the best ways to become more mindful yourself.
Check this article out: http://www.positively-mindful.com/blog/using-mindfulness-to-sleep-better
Daily Downward Dog – Maria
Why you should follow: Although this is a yoga blog, yoga ties together both mindfulness and meditation. It challenges us to look deep into ourselves and find peace. Be sure to look through the blog as there are so many great articles written from actual experience which keeps things interesting.
Check this article out: https://dailydownwarddog.com/2016/02/the-power-of-intention/
Why you should follow: A wealth of meditaion and mindfulness articles that will teach you everything you need to get started and keep practicing. Deep dives into the issues that affect all of us on a daily basis and how to cope with these issues.
Check this article out: http://deconstructingyourself.com/learn-mindfulness
Real Happiness – Sharon Salzberg
Why you should follow: Not only does Sharon offer a great podcast, she also offers free courses on meditation. Great content from someone who truly cares about helping you grow! Be sure to check out all guest content on the “On Being” blog (link below)
Check this article out: https://onbeing.org/blog/sharon-salzberg-a-standing-meditation-for-self-care/
Why you should follow: A true authority on everything meditation with articles published in many leading media outlets. Be sure to check out Tara’s podcast of guided meditations. This is a great way to get started or continue to expand your mediations.
Check this article out: https://www.tarabrach.com/faq-for-meditation2/
Simple Mindfulness – Paige Burkes
Why you should follow: Lots of inspiring and well-written articles to help you become more mindful. Paige is in this to help people live more meaningful and happier lives. Be sure to download her free guide to getting started!
Check this article out: http://www.simplemindfulness.com/finding-balance/
Embracing Simple – Christina
Why you should follow: A huge part of mindfulness is learning to simplify your life and mindset. This blog helps you take leaps and bounds that will make your life more simple so you can appreciate every moment.
Check this article out: http://embracingsimpleblog.com/15-things-can-happier-immediately/
Mindful Minutes – Melissa Eisler
Why you should follow: Melissa is a certified yoga and meditation instructor, and a professional coach. Her real world experience and knowledge shows through in this amazing blog about finding a moment to breathe amidst the chaos of our lives. Must read.
Check this article out: https://mindfulminutes.com/5-bite-size-meditations-try-youre-just-busy/
Why you should follow: Mindful is a blog and magazine non-profit built to help you learn how to embrace a life of mindfulness. Lots of inspirational and educational articles. Be sure to check out the getting started guide linked below for everything you need to embark on this journey.
Check this article out: https://www.mindful.org/about-mindful/
Why you should follow: The Mindfulness Project is a team that was put together to help share mindfulness with as many people as possible. Look forward to a new blog post every month here and if you’re in London, check out their courses!
Check the blog out: https://www.londonmindful.com/blog
Why you should follow: Meditation insights and guide focused on Acem Meditation. You’ll enjoy the simplistic approach on their meditation guide, a perfect place to get started on this path.
Check this article out: https://www.themeditationblog.com/acem-meditation/
Why you should follow: Free guided meditations all designed for different purposes + yoga and mindfulness articles. All of this content is written beautifully with a minimalistic designed website to help you stay focused as you read.
Check this article out: http://www.sonima.com/meditation/guided-meditations-meditation/higher-purpose/
Why you should follow: Great articles and inspiration throughout. The Everyday Mindfulness site is built around a donation platform so you won’t be bombarded with pop-ups and ads (a mindful approach to business!) They focus on the fact that mindfulness is free for everyone to experience.
My Meditative Moments – Christopher Chrone MS
Why you should follow: Simply built to help you gain an understanding of your own awareness and well-being. This blog is chock full of beautifully written articles that will help you grow in every way possible.
Check this article out: http://mymeditativemoments.com/living-mindfully-a-kinder-gentler-way/
Cotswold Natural Mindfulness - Ian Banyard
Why you should follow: Ian brings a great a simple approach by incorporating nature into mindfulness. His mindfulness stems from nature and nature walks and the idea that wandering around outdoors helps us to gain deep insight into our lives and the world around us. A truly beautiful approach to mindfulness.
Check this article out: https://www.ianbanyard.com/home/the-power-of-nature/
Why you should follow: Hailey and Andrew Bartholomew run this brilliant blog that originally started by taking a photo every day of the little moments we often overlook in life. This act of being present in the moment is the basic principle of mindfulness. It’s about letting stresses go and focusing on what’s happening right now, not the future or the past. Very inspirational to look through!
Urban Mindfulness - Jonathan S. Kaplan Ph.D.
Why you should follow: If you are living a stressed urban life and have a tough time escaping it all, definitely check this one out. Great content and insights into becoming more mindful even when we are surrounded by stress and distractions.
Check this article out: http://urbanmindfulness.org/mindfulness/