Meditation, and the principles of self-development, personal effectiveness, balance, awareness, and connectedness that it promotes, have found applications in many aspects of society, from sports psychology to pain management.
This section of our site outlines some of the more significant ways in which meditation is being used as a transformational tool.
Learn new approaches to bringing greater awareness into your daily life, from how to set up mindfulness triggers for yourself to how driving can become less stressful and more meditative.
Stress is a major reason for people wanting to learn to meditate, and while it can often seem that stress comes from outside, a large part of the problem is the way we respond to events. Learn how meditation can help you have greater control over your mind
Yoga and meditation have long been connected. Yoga can be a meditation practice in its own right, and can also bring greater flexibility and vitality by loosening up the body and making it easier to sit in meditation.
For many years Wildmind had an ongoing program of working with inmates, teaching them meditation practices that help them to develop impulse control and to learn to empathize with others. There are many successful prison meditation projects, and meditation retreats have even been run in some prisons.