Meditation Walking: A Path to Recovery

Feel the warmth of sun on your skin. Hear your footsteps along the path. See trees’ leaves flutter in the wind. These are some of the sights and sounds for the walking meditation group at Vinland. “We want to empower people to be in the moment,” said Vinland Program Services Manager Tom Beckers. “Clients are […]

A Brief Mindfulness Practice | 4 of 4

Thanks to a grant from the Trust for the Meditation Process, Vinland has launched a web-based video series as a resource for clients to continue their mindfulness meditation practice after leaving Vinland. Below is the fourth and final video in the series, a guided meditation featuring a Japanese flute. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhrrZWYPjJE] Made Possible By A charitable foundation supporting […]

A Brief Mindfulness Practice | 3 of 4

Thanks to a grant from the Trust for the Meditation Process, Vinland has launched a web-based video series as a resource for clients to continue their mindfulness meditation practice after leaving Vinland. Below is the third video in the series, a guided meditation featuring a Japanese flute. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsfX8gfEREk] Made Possible By A charitable foundation supporting meditation […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Video Series | 1 of 4

Thanks to a grant from the Trust for the Meditation Process, Vinland is launching a web-based video series as a resource for clients to continue their mindfulness meditation practice after leaving Vinland. The first two videos in the series will provide an educational overview about how the brain works, how addiction affects the brain, and the benefits of meditation. The final two videos will be guided meditations.

Below is the first video in the series. This video explores the basic functions of the brain, how alcohol and drugs affect the brain, and the benefits of mindfulness meditation.

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Made Possible By


A charitable foundation supporting meditation and contemplative prayer

Learn more about the Trust for the Meditation Process online at www.trustformeditation.org.

Opportunities to Practice Mindfulness Meditation Continue to Grow

Vinland is expanding opportunities for its clients and staff members to practice mindfulness-based meditation. This effort is made possible by a series of grants from the Trust for the Meditation Process, a charitable foundation supporting contemplative practice among Christians and encouraging dialogue among all contemplative traditions. Expanded opportunities include a four-part video series, an eight-week […]

Mindfulness Meditation as Effective as Medication

According to an article on Forbes, a recently published review study has found that mindfulness meditation may be just as effective as medication in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and pain. The study’s authors reviewed thousands of earlier studies to arrive at their findings. Many of the previous studies included very short training periods, typically […]