Everyday Mindfulness

Stress Less This Holiday: A Mindfulness Kit for Healthcare Professionals

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The holidays can be a stressful time for all of us, but it can be especially challenging for healthcare professionals who must balance increased stress at work while finding the space and peace to enjoy the spirit of the season with loved ones. 

These accessible and actionable mindfulness practices are not just a tactic to calm us down; they foster a way of being that becomes the foundation for authentic self-care. Please use these mindfulness practices for healthcare workers freely, and often.

Mindful Movement

Use these two practices from Jessie Mahoney to connect with your body. 

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Guided Meditations for Healthcare Workers

A collection of guided meditations from healthcare professionals and mindfulness teachers.

A 10-Minute Meditation to Arrive, Breath, and Connect with Lili Powell 

A 10-Minute Meditation for Deep Relaxation with Jenée Johnson

A 3-Minute Meditation to Connect with Loving-Kindness with Jenée Johnson

A 20-Minute Meditation to Ease Into Sleep with Mark Bertin

A 20-Minute Loving-Kindness Meditation to Expand Your Perspective with Mark Bertin

A 10-Minute Meditation to Ground Yourself with Cynda Rushton

An 8-Minute Meditation to Cultivate Presence and Healing with Frank Ostaseski


More reading and guidance from healthcare professionals and mindfulness teachers.

Mindfulness Practices for Stress:

Cardiologist Jonathan Fisher unpacks the need to be aware of what the epidemic of burnout looks like, and how mindfulness can serve healthcare providers.
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  • Jonathan Fisher
  • August 19, 2021

Mindfulness Practices for Compassion:

We are all safer because of the work of healthcare providers. With deep gratitude, Dr. Reena Kotecha invites those working on the frontlines to take a moment to prioritize self-care.
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  • Reena Kotecha
  • March 30, 2021

In this guided loving-kindness meditation, Dr. Mark Bertin offers an opportunity to bring awareness to patterns of thinking, settle the mind, and dedicate a few minutes to self-care.
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Daily Mindfulness Practices for Healthcare Workers:

Dr. Mark Bertin offers tools that healthcare providers can turn to when they’re caught up in stress, feeling overwhelmed, or simply facing the challenges of the day.
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  • Mark Bertin
  • April 17, 2020

The crisis of stress and burnout among healthcare workers asks for more than just individual training. Dr. Jonathan Fisher unpacks why we need mindfulness at all levels of the system to create real change.
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  • Jonathan Fisher
  • June 16, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and in support of frontline healthcare workers, we’re highlighting the struggle that so many are facing.
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  • Ava Whitney-Coulter and Julia Sable
  • May 17, 2021
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