Mindfulness creates a state of mind that is present, accepting, and non-judgemental. Mindfulness training targets attention regulation skills, which creates better mental health outcomes. It also provides a method for helping young people to relate to their emotional lives in increasingly flexible and adaptive ways.
The Mindfulness Meditation App has been designed to assist users to quickly enter into a mindful state of mind, with the intention of helping them to unwind, relax and re-focus their attention on the present, in an accepting, and non-judgemental way.
The App is delivered by a Clinical Psychologist Cameron Aggs who has over 15 years experience in meditation.
The app includes audio tracks to help you connect with the natural clarity of your mind. When we let-go of a past that has already gone, and a future that has not yet arisen, we find ourselves at home in the natural peace of our very own presence.
Track 1 is a brief (less than 4-minutes long) track designed to help you quickly relax and unwind, without loosing clarity or focus. This is perfect for parents and professionals and those who are busy in their lives and work.
Track 2 is a guided visualisation which draws upon analogies from the natural world, such as mountains, the sky, a sun-kissed meadow, and a still-forest pool to emphasise (1) the strength of the body, (2) the natural clarity of the mind, and (3) the joyous nature of the heart. (8:39 min)
BONUS Each track is accompanied by soundscapes by musicians Ant Aggs and Shannon Sol Carroll.
The main screen candle animation acts as a 'compass' for your meditation practice. You can also set an intention that will show up on the candle. (This intention feature will have its sharing options activated in the very near future)
We have also listed a few Tips for Meditation & to help you use this App to best effect.
Meditation is a skill that all of us can learn. Simple moments of being with your breathing can be enormously healing and refreshing. We just need a little patience and some realistic expectations.
More about Mindfulness Training Australia:
Our mission is to make mindfulness training and resources available for the purposes of enhancing skill development and psychological well-being. In teaching mindfulness to 1000's of participants, a key challenge for us has been to break mindfulness theory and practice into bite-size chunks that people can understand and relate to. Since 2007, we have conducted mindfulness courses for the general public, in commercial settings, in schools, to rural and regional GPs, and to community-based health staff. We are innovative and passionate about what we do. More about us can be found at www.bemindful.com.au.
Some minor changes to the apps graphics and UI.
Please join us at https://www.facebook.com/MindfulnessMeditationApp to share your ideas, candles or intentions.