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Practical Mindfulness – Mindfulness and mindful meditation

Master the art of mindfulness and mindful meditation
Greg de Vries
1,344 students enrolled
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Practice formal mindful meditation to improve your health and wellbeing
Incorporate informal mindfulness throughout the day and make it a part of your daily routine
Reduce (and eventually eliminate) the effects of stress from your life
Clear and calm your mind
Experience freedom from emotional turmoil, anxiety and depression
Sleep better
Eliminate the excuses and procrastination for starting a mindful meditation practice
Find happiness from its true source (from within)

With Practical Mindfulness you will learn mindfulness tools to overcome limiting thoughts and behavior patterns and to live healthier, happier, and a more productive life.

Practical Mindfulness will assist you in:

  • Eliminate the effects of stress from your life for good
  • Clear and calm your mind
  • Experience freedom from emotional turmoil, anxiety and depression
  • Sleep better, wake up feeling refreshed
  • Feel more joy and happiness in your life


For over 5000 years the greatest minds in history have understood the benefits of mindfulness and mindful meditation. Mindfulness enables you to connect with your inner-self where energy, creativity and inner wellness are your natural state of being. Learn about mindfulness and how to integrate this powerful practice into your daily routine.

Greg de Vries, The Meditation Coach, has taught thousands of people to meditate over the last 15 years. Don’t think that mindfulness is some complex process of clearing your mind – everything is explained and broken down so that anyone can learn mindfulness.

This course will teach you how to do the most popular type of formal and informal mindfulness including seated mindful meditation practices and informal mindful practices such as walking, eating, speaking and more. Everything is laid out for you – all you need is an open mind and a little time to dedicate to your new wellness practice.

Guided meditation and mindfulness audios are included for you to use anytime day or night.

It’s time to take control of your future. What would life be like with enhanced health and confidence, better sleep, enhanced focus, concentration and memory? Its time to find out!

Enroll in Practical Mindfulness today.

Getting started with Practical Mindfulness

Welcome to Practical Mindfulness

Welcome to the course! This video will introduce you to the benefits of practicing both formal and informal mindfulness

How mindfulness & meditation changed my life

I began meditating nearly two decades ago and my life was forever changed. Hear some of the specific details about the health issues that meditation resolved for me personally.

How to get the most out of Practical Mindfulness

This video will detail what exactly you should do right now to get the most out of this course

[Exercise] Get engaged!

Exercise to see if you are ready to get engaged!

What exactly is mindfulness?

Defining mindfulness

Mindfulness isn’t meant to be confusing, but it can be. We will clearly define what is it and how to do it.

What is mindfulness?

See if you understand the basic definition of mindfulness

Yoga meditation versus mindful meditation

It’s time to get clear on what is different about mindfulness versus the meditation you practice in yoga class

Yoga versus mindful meditation

Let's make sure we understand the difference between yoga meditation and mindful meditation

Formal mindfulness versus informal mindfulness

Discussion on the two type of mindfulness

Formal versus informal mindfulness
Escaping mindlessness

The chronic symptoms of NOT practicing mindfulness

[Exercise] Mindlessness

Let's get a discussion going!

Using mindful triggers

How to use triggers to remember to practice your mindfulness throughout the day.

Zen 101 - Path to awakening

What does it mean to awaken in the Zen tradition?

ANTS! Ants are everywhere.

Overcoming the non-stop repetitive thoughts that plague our minds

ANTS! What did we learn?

Here we will see if you understand the meaning of ANTS

Practicing formal mindfulness

Preparing for your seated mindful meditation practice

Let's get ready for our formal seated mindful meditation practice. Here are some suggestions...

Preparing for formal mindful meditation

Let's review some items that are helpful as you prepare to sit...

15 minute mindful awareness meditation

Guided breath awareness meditation

18 minute Body Scan meditation

Guided body scan meditation

15 min choice-less awareness meditation (no music)

Guided choiceless awareness meditation

15 min choice-less awareness meditation (with music)

Choice-less awareness guided meditation with music.

[Exercise] Seated mindful meditation instructions

Written instructions for practicing formal mindful meditation

Tips for formal mindful meditation

Learn best practices to enjoy and benefit from mindfulness

Be a witness

Understanding the concept of NOT being critical or judgmental during mindfulness

Be a Witness (PDF)

Be a witness, not a judge. A great synopsis of mindfulness.

Practicing informal mindfulness

Preparing for informal mindfulness

Prepare for your informal mindfulness practice

Informal mindfulness tips
Mindful eating meditation

How to eat mindfully

Introduction to mindful walking

This video is a short introduction to mindful walking

Mindful walking meditation

Let’s take a mindful walk

Walking meditation

Let's see what we learned about walking meditation

Written instructions for walking meditation

Wrtitten instructions for walking meditation.

Mindful communication

Speaking and listening mindfully

[Exercise] Mindful speech

Practice this mindful speech exercise.

[Exercise] Mindful listening

Practice this mindful listening exercise.

Driving meditation

How to be mindful even while in traffic!

Conclusion - Putting it all together

Congratulations and conclusion

Congratulations on completing Practical Mindfulness

[Exercise] Wrapping up

An exercise to finish up Practical Mindfulness

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