Loyola University Chicago

Wellness Center

Mindfulness Resources

Check out these great on and off campus resources!

Mindfulness Websites

  • Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life- www.greatergood.berkeley.edu; Based at UC Berkeley, Greater Good reports on groundbreaking research into the roots of compassion, happiness, and altruism.
  • Mindful.org- www.mindful.org; This site has the best feature stories, news, instructions, and commentary- in writing, images, audio, and video- that we can find about mindfulness, awareness, kindness, and compassion.
  • Mindfulness and the Brain- www.rickhanson.net/writings/buddhas-brain; Learn more about how meditation and mindfulness practice changes the brain.
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook Blog- http://mbsrworkbook.com/blog/; At least weekly blogs and interviews with great information, insight and tips
  • Self-Compassion- http://www.self-compassion.org
  • Ignatian Spirituality and the Daily Examen- http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/; A basic presentation of the "Daily Examen", an essential tool in Ignatian Spirituality in providing a helpful meditative technique.

Apps

  • Insight Timer (free)
  • Stop, Think Breathe (free)
  • Headspace (cost associated)

On Campus Resources

 Greater Chicago Resources

  • Insight Chicago- A Buddhist Meditation group. Has sittings weekly in Evanston and Ravenswood; http://insightchicago.org/
  • Shambhala Chicago- A Buddhist Meditation Center near campus. Has both Buddhist and secular sittings weekly. Located at 6361 N Broadway, Chicago IL. Website: http://chicago.shambhala.org/aboutus/